Polk County Florida Dems News

Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida Annual Caucus, May 18-20 in Gainesville

Thu, Jan 25, 2018

Florida Politics

Save-the-Date Our annual conference will take place over the weekend of May 18-20, 2018 in Gainesville. The DPC Big Bend and Alachua chapters are jointly organizing. Thanks to Paul Stolc, President of Big Bend, and Katy Burnett, President of Alachua for hosting us! More details about the conference will be announced

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Florida voters will have a chance to restore voting rights to former felons

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Florida voters will have a chance to restore voting rights to more than 1 million former felons through a ballot initiative this November. The proposed constitutional amendment on Tuesday reached the 766,200 petition signatures required to go on the ballot. The Voting Restoration Amendment, which the state is expected to certify

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Tags: voting rights, felons, voter rights restoration

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What's up with Tom Steyer, a California billionaire and one of the Democratic Party’s most prolific

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Florida Politics

Democratic leaders have pressed Tom Steyer privately, urging him to tone down his campaign calling for President Trump’s impeachment. They have prodded him in public, declaring on television that they consider impeachment an impractical idea. And party strategists have pleaded with Democratic candidates for Congress not to join in. But

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DWC of Lakeland Announces January Meeting

Wed, Jan 17, 2018

We are fired up and ready to see you at 2018’s First Members Meeting on Monday, January 22 at 1515 Williamsburg Square.The board will be there at 6 pm sharp to welcome all back from the holiday break and ready to roll up our sleeves to begin the hard work it will take to turn Polk

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DWCF: Outraged over actions and speech of Donald Trump

Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Contact: Patricia Farley President, Democratic Women's Club pfarley_101@hotmail.com 321-794-1955 The Democratic Women’s Club of Florida Outraged over actions and speech of Donald Trump Therefore, calls for his censure, and demand Congress initiate impeachment proceedings. The crude remarks made by Donald Trump regarding Haitian and African immigrants of color have been verified and publicly condemned. “#WETOO” condemn Donald Trump’s toxic

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Legislative Alerts

Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Senate Bill 444 - Vote NO!   We sent an alert out on this bill last week. Unfortunately it passed favorably from that committee on a 4-2 vote. We can try to stop it again this week in the Appropriations Committee, its last stop before a floor vote.   Please call Republican members of

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Blue Wave Begins Now!

Mon, Jan 15, 2018

First, a belated happy new year! We are excited to be back and working toward a blue wave in 2018! Below are some party updates.   Message from Senator Nelson ICYMI, Senator Nelson recorded this message from Washington and wanted to share it with all of you. Click here to view the video.Upcoming Events January 20:

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Polk Democrats will participate in the Winter Haven Martin Luther King Jr Parade, Saturda

Tue, Jan 9, 2018

The Polk County DEC will be participating in the 39th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Parade on Saturday, January 13, 2018.   The Winter Haven MLK Parade has continued to grow and improve in quality and content since its inception. The 2018 parade will again move along its same parade route

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ALERT: CPC Bill on Senate Agenda - January 10th!

Tue, Jan 9, 2018

Florida Politics

Coalition Partners-   The Crisis Pregnancy Center bill has been put on the Senate Appropriations on Health and Human Service Committee for next Wednesday, January 10th  from 4:00pm-5:30pm . This is the second committee stop for the CPC bill in the Senate.   1.       If you are in Tallahassee, we would love to work with you

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Helping Hands Needed for DWCL’s One Love For Community MLK Jr. Float

Tue, Jan 2, 2018

Come have fun! Be Creative! "It's time to work on the truck, trailer and signs for the MLK Jr Day Parade. Crafty, creative people are needed! If you have a hot glue gun and know how to use it, please come! Skills with lettering stencils would be quite helpful too!We will be using spray

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