Category Archives: DEC News

Democratic Candidates for Governor Square Off on Wednesday, July 18th

Florida Democrats to Hold Gubernatorial Debate in Fort Myers Florida Democratic Party, Posted July 16, 2018 This Wednesday, July 18, the Florida Democratic Party will be hosting a Democratic Gubernatorial ...

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Richard Leonard: “It’s Time for the GOP to Decide Between Country and Party!”

American Citizens Can No Longer Take Our Democracy for Granted Americans, it’s time for a gut check. No citizen gets a pass — especially our elected leaders, from Congress to ...

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Adam Putnam Consistently Voted Against Veterans’ Benefits while in Congress

Senator Victor Torres: Adam Putnam Didn’t Support Veterans When It Counted Florida Democratic Party, Posted July 11, 2018 The Associated Press is reporting that Adam Putnam will release his plan on ...

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Educate Yourself on the Democratic Candidates

Check Out “Voting” Tab Two new features can be found on the “Voting” tab of the Democrats of Indian River website. ·     One is a tool to help you understand how ...

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Information for Voters on the 13 Constitutional Amendments

Florida 2018 Amendments On November 6th, 2018, Floridians will go to the polls. This year there are 13 amendments. This is an unusually large number of complex issues that will ...

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VoteVets Endorses Nicole Haagenson for Florida House Seat 54

NATIONAL VETERANS GROUP ENDORSES HAAGENSON AS EMERGING LEADER Nicole Haagenson, candidate for state representative and an Air Force veteran, has won the endorsement of a national organization whose mission includes ...

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Haagenson Advocates for Health Care for Working Families, Seniors, and Veterans

Medicaid expansion would benefit Florida in many ways Treasure Coast Newspapers Published 4:00 a.m. ET June 28, 2018 I support expansion of the Medicaid program in Florida because it’s a win-win-win ...

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Democrats of Indian River Support Next Generation Veterans’ Memorial

Next Generation Veterans Receive Support from Democrats of Indian River for Memorial Kim Lorimier, Chair of the Democrats of Indian River, presented Patrick Williamson, Vice President of the Next Generation ...

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DEC Member Fred Grumman Reminds Us that Hope Trumps Fear

Hope Trumps Fear I believe it was the science fiction immortal, Robert A. Heinlein who once wrote that there are two kinds of people, those who fear the future and ...

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President of Pelican Island Audubon Speaks Out on Blue Cypress Lake Crisis

Blue Cypress Lake, Indian River Lagoon Being Impaired by Human Waste There is a foul secret among some agriculture operations in Florida and it relates to what comes out of ...

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