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Florida Democratic Party Launches Statewide Medicaid Expansion Tour

Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Florida Politics

On Tuesday, the Florida Democratic Party launched its statewide “The Time is Now: Medicaid Expansion Tour” in Gainesville. At the event, Mayor Lauren Poe and Dr. Cynthia Moore Chestnut, amongst other local activists, discussed why Medicaid expansion is one of the most critical issues in the 2018 election — and

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American Petroleum Institute announced Wednesday a multi-state “Explore Offshore” coalition

Fri, Jun 8, 2018

Florida Politics

"TALLAHASSEE --- Proponents of drilling for oil and natural gas haven’t given up on tapping areas closer to Florida’s shoreline despite repeated assurances those waters will be exempt from a White House plan to expand exploration. The Washington, D.C.-based American Petroleum Institute announced Wednesday a multi-state “Explore Offshore” coalition to

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FDP Announces Achievement Grant Program for Counties

Sat, Jun 2, 2018

Florida Politics

We are so excited to announce the launch of the FDP Achievement Grant program for our DEC’s! As part of the program, the Florida Democratic Party is making more than $20,000 in additional grants available to small, medium and large county DEC'sfor the 2018 election cycle. Achievement Grant checks will be cut

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Florida Democratic Party Announces "I Will Vote" Day of Action - May 26

Sun, May 20, 2018

Florida Politics

  Good ​Afternoon,     The primary election is fast approaching, nearly 100 days away.   We want to get our volunteers fired up for a busy summer with a summer kick-off on May 26th.   We are asking all of our DEC's and Clubs to participate in an "I Will Vote" Day of Action to get people registered,

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2018 Democratic Prrogressive Caucus Conference - UPDATE

Wed, May 2, 2018

Florida Politics

Progressive Democrats throughout Florida have asked for training and that's exactly what we'll be doing at the 2018 DPCF Conference! Do you need a digital strategy for your local chapter? A GOTV plan for your DEC? Good security protocols for your website? Are you ready to go on offense and

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FDP Leadership Blue Weekend - June 29-July 1, 2018

Mon, Apr 9, 2018

Florida Politics

FDP Leadership Blue in Hollywood at The Diplomat Beach Resort. This is the state party's largest fundraising event. Again, there will be committee and caucus meetings, training sessions and parties during the weekend. The FDP rate at the hotel is $229 per night, plus a resort fee of $30 and

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OPINION - Parker Resignation Highlights Need for Change in Party Bylaws

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Florida Politics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      CONTACT:                     April 5, 2018                                

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Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida Announces Annual Conference Schedule

Wed, Apr 4, 2018

Florida Politics

DPCF 2018 Conference May 18-20 in Gainesville at the University of Florida - Registration for the 2018 DPCF Conference is now open on Eventbrite! Please note that the business meeting is free; however we must charge for the conference. We've planned some great training sessions, and lunch and a light breakfast

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Brevard Democrats Big Blue Bash - May 11th

Sat, Mar 31, 2018

Florida Politics

WhenFriday, May 11, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDTAdd to Calendar   Where Eau Gallie Civic Center1551 Highland Ave.Melbourne, FL 32935Driving Directions Dear Ellis, We're having a PARTY! Join us to dine, drink, dance, and donate to support local efforts to get out the vote for Democrats. The Big Blue Bash runs from

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Let Your Schoolboard Know How You Feel about Guns in Schools

Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Florida Politics

Polk County Sheriff, Grady Judd and a father of a slain Parkland student were allowed to present their arguments to the Polk School Board on March 13th, in favor of the the Guardian program for placing guns in schools which was a controversial part of the recently passed Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public

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Tags: Guardian, gun safety, Polk County schools

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