Category Archives: Legislative issues

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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House Republicans Approve Anti-Immigrant Bill HB 527

House Republicans Approve Anti-Immigrant Bill HB 527 Florida Democratic Party Spokesperson Luisana Pérez released the following statement after Republican state representatives voted to advance HB 527 in the Florida House: ...

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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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