Category Archives: State News

Post-Parkland, Brackett, legislators play Russian roulette with Florida gun laws

Treasure Coast Newspapers, Feb. 19, 2024   Critical and consistent thinking seems to be in short supply among our state legislators. The same people convinced no one under 18 can ...

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Florida Is Winnable

The Biden-Harris Campaign is contesting Florida, because our state is winnable and worth fighting for. Last week, the Biden-Harris campaign published a memo outlining their strategy. To bolster their efforts, the campaign ...

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Amendment Updates

Last week, the Florida Supreme Court put Amendments 3 and 4 on the ballot, paving the way for citizens to legalize recreational cannabis and enshrine reproductive rights in the Florida Constitution this November. At ...

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Florida Is In Play!

Our Indian River Democrats leaders and volunteers have been putting in the work to put Florida in play in the 2024 election. This past week, Florida was honored by a ...

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Statement on FL Supreme Court Abortion Law Ruling

William C. Evans, Chairman of Democratic Executive Committee of Indian River County, released the following statement after the April 1 Florida Supreme Court Abortion Law Ruling: Today, the Florida Supreme ...

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Don’t Say Gay UPDATE

Students and teachers in Florida can now discuss sexual orientation and gender identity in classrooms, as long as it’s not part of formal instruction. It’s an important change after a ...

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Florida’s Missed Opportunity

This year’s legislative session was a missed opportunity for the people of Florida whose top priorities were not addressed by Governor Ron DeSantis and his allies in the legislature including ...

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A Win for Free Speech

A federal appeals court has deemed DeSantis’ ‘Stop WOKE’ law unconstitutional. The court ruled that the law violates the First Amendment by prohibiting diversity and race-based discussions in private workplaces. ...

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Senate Minority Leader Scott?

Last week, Senator Mitch McConnell announced his intention to retire as leader of the Senate Republicans in November — sparking speculation that Rick Scott may run to replace him. In ...

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Book Ban Backstep?

Senate President Kathleen Passidomo is backing efforts to limit book challenges in Florida’s public schools, suggesting that recent challenges have gone too far. The move that could reduce the number of ...

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