Category Archives: DEC News

TCPalm Features Al Griffith’s Guest Editorial on At-Large Voting

Can you be pro-democracy if you favor at-large voting? Don’t steal voting rights | Opinion Al Griffiths Guest columnist, November 26,2021   Our country is facing a critical challenge when ...

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Attorney George Glenn Promotes Land Conservation at DWC Luncheon

DWC hosts environmental attorney Indian River County and the state of Florida have a long history of land conservation, environmental attorney and advocate George Glenn, Jr. said. “No state east ...

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Personal Story of Action

United Against Poverty manager speaks of her path to her present Jobless and homeless, single mother Jane McNulty Snead turned to United Against Poverty for a better future. A 2016 ...

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Doctors Slam Marco Rubio And Ron DeSantis

Rep. Skidmore and Florida Doctors Slam Marco Rubio And Ron DeSantis For Playing Politics During Recent COVID Surge Health care workers across Florida have seen firsthand how Marco Rubio and ...

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Democrats Deliver Statement on Marjorie Taylor Greene Visit

STATEMENT BY THE INDIAN RIVER COUNTY DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE   April 23, 2021     The Democratic Executive Committee does not understand why Marjorie Taylor Greene is in our community.  ...

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Indian River County Commissioners Poised to Pass Resolution Supporting Dr. Martin Luther King Park, Historic Museum and Cultural Center

 A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY SUPPORTING THE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARK, HISTORIC MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER   WHEREAS, Dr. Martin Luther ...

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Memorial Island Vero Beach Florida

Storm Water Utility a Must for City of Vero Beach

DWC Hears from Experts on the Need for a Storm Water Utility Storm water – “it’s not the most sexy subject” but an important one, Jean Catchpole told members of ...

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Democrats Sponsor a Food Drive on the Martin Luther King Day of Service

Democratic Groups Come Together to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy   On January 18, 2021, in honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Democrats of Indian River participated in ...

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CARES Act Money

Federal funds available in IRC to help people affected by the pandemic In March Indian River County was made available $28 million in federal CARES Act funding. The CARES Act is ...

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While Biden Lost Florida, IRC Made Democratic Gains*

Indian River County had a 2.5% gain in voting for Biden in 2020 over voting for Clinton in 2016.  Other counties had similar successes.  We need to celebrate those things ...

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