Category Archives: Legislative issues

Voter Suppression Proposals from the Florida Legislature

HB 7101: Florida Republicans’ Latest Attack on the Rights of Florida Voters Posted March 29, 2019 by FDP Just weeks after trying to overturn Amendment Four, Florida Republicans are backing another ...

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Florida Democratic Budget Proposal

The New Sunshine Deal budget launch was a big success in Tallahassee  The New Sunshine Deal budget, the House Democrats alternative to Republicans budget, included a larger tax cut for ...

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Democrats of Indian River Testify Before State Legislators

DEC and FYDIR Officers Press Mayfield and Grall on Gun Safety and Universal Heath Care The Democrats of Indian River County urged Republican legislative representatives Sen. Debbie Mayfield and Rep. ...

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GOP Healthcare Plans Ignore Our Neighbors’ Plights

Locally Hundreds of Thousands Have Pre-existing Conditions Kudos to Sally Wilkey, who chronicled her personal battle with brain cancer in a letter to the editor published by TCPalm on July ...

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Our Neighbors’ and Friends’ Need the Affordable Care Act to Survive

Hey, neighbor: Affordable Care Act is pivotal to my survival Treasure Coast Newspapers Published 4:00 a.m. ET July 31, 2018 I am a 28-year-old woman nearly into a third year of ...

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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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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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RETIREMENT DREAMS VANISHING: REPUBLICANS’ PLANS MAKE MATTERS WORSE

OLDER AMERICANS LOSE SENSE OF SECURITY Retirement in America is crumbling. More than 40 percent of households headed by people age 55-to-70 lack sufficient resources to maintain their living standard ...

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