Polk County Florida Dems News

Announcements from Democratic Progressive Caucus of Floridathe

Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Florida Politics

Reflecting on 2017The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida Officers and Board of Directors are proud of the work our caucus has done in 2017. We have resisted, persisted, and organized for change. We created a home for frustrated Democrats who were ready to give up after the 2016 election, and

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Florida Dems Continue Grassroots Momentum, Elect Terrie Rizzo as FDP Chair

Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Florida Politics

The party has the momentum and grassroots support that it takes to win in 2018   Today, the members of the Florida Democratic Party used their grassroots power to elect Terrie Rizzo as the new chair of the Democratic Party. Chairwoman Rizzo is committed and ready to continue the string of victories

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Tags: FPD Chair, Terrie Rizzo

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A Message from Ryan Torrens, Democratic Candidate for FL Atty. General

Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Florida Politics

It's time we elect an attorney general with the courage to hold Big Pharma accountable for its role in our current opioid crisis. For years, the big opioid manufacturers have been pushing misleading advertising to sell as many opioid prescription painkillers as possible. Now our state is in a full-blown

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Tags: Florida Attorny General, Ryan Torrens

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Alma Gonzalez endorsed by the Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida

Thu, Dec 7, 2017

Florida Politics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACTNoemi McGregornoemipbchc@gmail.com561-414-8752DNC Member and Hillsborough Committeewoman Alma Gonzalez endorsed by the DemocraticHispanic Caucus of Florida.The Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida (DHCF) has announced that they have endorsed DNCMember and Committeewoman Alma Gonzalez for Chair of the Florida Democratic Party.We are proud to endorse Alma. She is the most

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Tags: politics, DHCF, Alma Gonzalez, FDP Chair

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Help elect Democrat Jose Vasquez, HD-58 Special Election in Hillsborough County

Sat, Dec 2, 2017

Florida Politics

Democrats - This is notice of a special election on Dec. 19.  They need our help in flipping that seat to BLUE Let's pull together to elect Democrat Jose Vasquez in the HD-58 Special Election in Hillsborough County & #FlipThe58thBlue, too!  19,076 VBM ballots dropped on November 14 & getting them in is

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Tags: phonebank, special election, Hillsborough

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Rep. Darren Soto joins Sens. Sanders & Warren with Rebuild Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Now Bill.

Wed, Nov 29, 2017

U.S. Politics

Rep. Darren Soto is proud to join Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others in presenting their "Rebuild Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Now Bill." This is a comprehensive Marshall Plan style proposal to rebuild the grid, promote renewables, protect environment, deal with the debt and put locals back

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Tags: Soto, Warren Sanders, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

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Democratic Women's Club of Lakeland at First Friday downtown Lakeland!

Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Florida Politics

For the next 10 months, the Democratic Women's Club of Lakeland will have a table at First Friday downtown Lakeland! This is going to give us the perfect opportunity to recruit new members, register voters and get to know each other better while working on our common goal of turning

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Tags: first friday, Lakeland, DWCF, women

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Federal Tax Bills 2017 Update November 20, 2017

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

U.S. Politics

Federal Tax Bills 2017UpdateNovember 20, 2017On November 16, 2017, the Republican led U.S. House of Representatives passed a tax bill that will increase taxation on low and middle income Americans and will provide a large tax cut for corporations. The Republican led U.S. Senate plans to vote on their version

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Tags: Federal Tax Bills, Tax Scam, cut-cut-cut, GOP Tax Plan

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DWCF-EPR Date Change!

Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Installation of DWC East Polk Ridge Officers Program and LuncheonWHEN: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6TIME: 11:00 am - 1:00 pmPLACE: Carlton Arms Clubhouse (back clubhouse), 9335 Oxford Drive, Winter Haven, FL 33884 (located off Cypress Gardens Blvd, across from State Farm) Special Guests: Patty Farley, President DWCFDr. Maureen McKenna, Immediate Past President

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Polk Democrats to Support Rudolph Toy Round-Up

Fri, Nov 17, 2017

The Rudolph Round-Up process works like this: Each child in out of home care submits a wish list with two to three items with a maximum total value of $100.00. Also noted are their likes and interests (favorite color, sports team, sizes) to help the donor shop for the wishes

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