Category Archives: Legislative issues

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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Democrats of Indian River Resolution on Gun Control Continues to be Relevant Today–Unfortunately

In Honor of the Capital Gazette Journalists in Maryland In October 2017, the Democrats of Indian River passed the following Gun Reform Resolution.  Week by week, there continue to be ...

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Sanjay Patel Hosts Community Listening Tour in Vero Beach

Patel, Haagenson, and School Board Candidates Listen to Vero Beach Residents’ Concerns On Thursday, May 10th, 2018, residents from Indian River County came to share their top concerns and issues ...

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Democrats Oppose the Use of Public Funds for Brightline

Democrats Say No to Brightline Tonight, local legislators will meet with the public at 5:30 to discuss the implications of “All Aboard Florida,” aka “Brightline,” on our community at the ...

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