Category Archives: Legislative issues

Pass S.B. 1 and the John Lewis Advanced Voting Act

To save our democracy, we must stop passage of voter-suppression laws President Biden asked the country, “Can our democracy survive?” Each passing day, the question is more relevant than the ...

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DeSantis Legalizes Voter Surpression in Florida

FDP Calls Out Gov. DeSantis for Signing Voter Suppression Bill SB 90 This morning Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 90, a blatant voter suppression bill at a political rally masquerading ...

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Worst State Legislative Session Ever!

Florida Democratic Party Calls Out Gov. DeSantis and Florida Republicans for Focusing More on Partisan Politics than Helping Floridians    Tallahassee, Fla–- As Florida legislative session comes to a close ...

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Pandemic Aid Passed House Without Support of Florida Republicans

Florida Republicans Voted To Reject Direct Payments For Their Constituents Even As Americans Broadly Support Relief Package   78% of Americans support additional stimulus checks, including 64% of Republicans   ...

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Florida Needs a Higher Minimum Wage Now

IN OTHER NEWS A regular column based on open-source reporting  about continuing issues of interest to the electorate that deserve our attention as Democrats.  By Rich Leonard, Communications Committee REFERENDUM ...

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“DO NOTHING DEMOCRATS” IS A GOP LIE

MCCONNELL IS TO BLAME FOR LACK OF CONGESSIONAL ACTION   Republicans are regurgitating the narrative that Democrats in the House of Representatives have been so obsessed with impeachment that they ...

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Congressman Posey Betrayed Our Allies

Posey supported betrayal of Kurdish allies Rep. Bill Posey has disgraced his office as well as the honor of our nation and armed forces by supporting the betrayal of  our ...

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Dreamers Are A Priority for the Democratic Party

House Democrats Pass Dream Act, Succeeding Where Miami Republicans Failed Posted by the Florida Democratic Party, June 5, 2019 Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives, under Democratic leadership, passed the American ...

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So Much Wrong with this Legislative Session–Especially Around Schools and Guns

Guns in Our Schools On the last day of the Legislative session, the Florida House of Representatives passed on a party line vote SB 7030, a bill that would allow ...

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Sneaky Charter School Provision Inserted by Florida Senate Republicans

In the works: A major expansion of charter schools in FL? By Diane Rado in the Florida Phoenix, April 26, 2019 While educators, lobbyists, and media outlets have closely watched the ...

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