Polk County Florida Dems News

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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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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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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