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25th June 2019

Dear Supporter,

Your listing of Meetings & Events in Polk County plus the News.

Weekly Event Calender

May 18: Solivita Democratic Club Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Dennis Ross, open only to Solivita residents and not the public.

May 16: Auburndale Commissioner's Meeting, Bartow Commissioner's Meeting, Eagle Lake Commissioner's Meeting, Frostproof Commissioner's Meeting, Lake Alfred Commissioner's Meeting, Lakeland Commissioner's Meeting.

May 19: Haines City Commissioner's Meeting

May 20: Citizens' Healthcare Oversight

Health Insurers Making Record Profits as Many Postpone Care - The nation’s major health insurers are barreling into a third year of record profits, enriched in recent months by a lingering recessionary mind-set among Americans who are postponing or forgoing medical care.

Florida is taking elderly down a dark, deadly path - Florida is stepping back into the dark ages when it comes to nursing-home abuse and neglect.

Look for legal challenges to teacher tenure, election, abortion law revisions  - TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's Republican-led Legislature passed a number of sweeping reform bills this past session – but the courts may have the final word on whether many of them become law.

Ethics panel signs off on Gov. Scott's blind trust - The Florida Ethics Commission this morning said Gov. Rick Scott's investments in five national companies with interests in Florida posed no conflict of interest. The panel also signed off on a proposal from Scott to put tens of millions in investments into a blind trust.

Don't Forget, Rick Scott Knows Fraud! And, so does the Ethics Commission!

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