HAINES CITY — U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Kissimmee, will host a town hall Thursday in Haines City to discuss prescription drug prices.Soto, whose district includes part of Polk County, will release a congressional report on the high price of diabetes medications and its impact on diabetes
By Taylor Aguilera, Secretary PCYD From Polk County Young Democrats
The first "End the Silence on Gun Violence" organizational meeting was held on April 17. Members of clubs who were able to attend the meeting were tasked with reporting back to their respective boards with the information they were given.We will hold another organizational meeting on May 22, 2019 @
Maybe you heard that U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said owning a gun is not a right, because "if it was a right, it would be in the Constitution." The quote appeared in multiple posts on Facebook, printed over a picture of the congresswoman’s face. They were shared in news feeds
We are gearing up for 2020 and there is lots to be done. We are building the Polk County infrastructure of
outreach to allied groups,
These will position us for a win in 2020. A win will require more
Congrats to the newly elected Leaders 2019-20 Polk Young Dems.
We have high expectations for you — after all you represent our future.
You will make us proud!
The new Cypress Lakes Democratic Club Announces Officers
A Very Big Welcome To Our Newest Democrats Club Enthusiastic Cypress Lakes residents formed a new Democratic club March 12 for their north Lakeland community, electing a slate of officers and board members. About 44 residents of the over-55 community had their first meeting to plan future monthly meetings and begin to turn Polk County blue.
Linda Talbot was named president, Betsy Chandler, vice president, Melodie Vohar, secretary and Sylvia Christian, treasurer. Board members will include John Frattinger, Mike Murray and Sharon WInston. Mike Murray also agreed to serve as precinct captain for precinct 109.
Polk County Democratic Hispanic Caucus elects new officers
Congratulations to the new leadership of our Hispanic Caucus in Polk County!
From left to right: Jesse Peña (Secretary), Jeanette Ramires (Tresurer), Heddy Peña (Vice-President), and Cesar Ramires (President).
PC Progressive Democratic Caucus elects new board
Congratulations to the new officers and directors of the
Polk County Progressive Democratic Caucus
elected on March 10, 2019 for two-year terms.
From left to right: Dorothy Schwartz, director; Janice Stapleton, treasurer;
Judy Haberek, director; José Garcia, president; Ellis Moose, vice president. Not shown: Bill Quinlan, secretary; Dan Jones, director.
The new board and caucus members would like to thank the out-going board for all of their hard work and effort that went into organizing our caucus and making it the success it is today. Thank you to OnDrew Hartigan, past president; Mauria Roche, past secretary; Colter Roche, past diretor. And a special appreciation goes to Jim Roche, who chaired our outstanding Progressive Candidate Forum last fall.
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