Polk County Florida Dems News

Rep. Darren Soto to discuss prescription drugs at town hall

Mon, Apr 22, 2019

Florida Politics

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 patients. Those scheduled to

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End the Silence on Gun Violence

Sat, Apr 20, 2019

Florida Politics

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 @

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No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably didn't say...

Fri, Apr 5, 2019

U.S. Politics

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 where

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Tags: AOC, Ocasio-Cortez, Fake News

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Join fellow Team Blue volunteers at the Democratic Headquarters in Lakeland!

Tue, Apr 2, 2019

Polk County Florida Politics

We are gearing up for 2020 and there is lots to be done.  We are building the Polk County infrastructure of precinct captains, volunteers, outreach to allied groups,  finances These will position us for a win in 2020.  A win will require more voter registration, vote by mail sign-ups, sample ballots engagement of Democratic supporters Can you help the Blue

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Hate Has No home Here - Florida, 2019 Kickoff

Mon, Mar 18, 2019

Florida Politics

Greg Williams would like you to support Hate Has No home Here - Florida, 2019 Kickoff by making a donation and spreading the word. in 2018, we raised a bit of money, gave away 100's of Hate Has No Home Here signs, and helped spread the message of  equality, diversity, and

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Florida Democratic Party Rural Tour Stops in Bartow, March 20th

Sat, Mar 16, 2019

Florida Politics

Please join fellow Democrats for a group discussion hosted by the Florida Democratic Party next week.  Be a part of their Rural Tour stop right here in Bartow! FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo will be joining us for an  honest conversation about issues affecting our community. As we all know, votes need to

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Update from FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo

Mon, Mar 11, 2019

From the Chair's Desk: Weekly Update Friday, March 8, 2019 ‌ Good Afternoon, It's been a busy week, with the DCCA retreat and the start of the legislative session in Tallahassee. I want to thank everyone who took the time to join us in Ft. Lauderdale this weekend. It was a productive and really

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Take our "Train the Trainer" Webinar Training Program

Fri, Mar 8, 2019

Election 2020

We are excited to share that the DNC and ASDC Best Practices Institute are launching the 2019 Train the Trainer (T3) Webinar Training Program!  T3 is a free six-week, twelve-part webinar course, covering all aspects of grassroots campaigning. This program seeks to expand the skills of progressive activists and volunteers by

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Polk Dems Build Legislative Action Team

Wed, Mar 6, 2019

Florida Politics

LEGISLATIVE ACTION TEAM: Polk County Democrats are preparing to TAKE ACTION.   The Florida Legislative Session will start on March 6th and run through the first of May.  During this period of time and beyond, many important bills will pass through the hands of our local officials and Polk County Legislative Delegation. We are looking for individuals

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EDUCATION TOWN HALL TO INVESTIGATE NEW STATE LEGISLATURE BILLS

Wed, Mar 6, 2019

Florida Politics

Lakeland, FL -  March 6, 2019 Education bills making their way through the Florida legislature will be the topic of a Polk County Democrats town hall forum Monday, March 18 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bartow public library, 2150 S. Broadway, Bartow, 33830.  County residents of all political viewpoints

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Tags: education, town hall, guns

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