Two Democratic candidates for Florida governor and the head of the state Democratic Party gave local party members a unified message: There will be a “blue wave” inundating the Sunshine State this year. The three were among the speakers at the Brevard Democrats Big Blue Bash billed as “a fundraiser for midterm victory.”
This week I attended a town hall where folks were asking questions about health care in Florida. Would their current elected representative support expanding Medicaid in Florida so nearly a million more people could have healthcare? His answer: NO. FLORIDA CAN’T AFFORD IT. But that’s not true, it’s a choice.
Be sure and attend our next meeting of Collier Progressives on May 16 at Democratic headquarters, 600 Goodlette Frank Road, Naples. Annisa Karim, former chair of the Collier County Democratic Party and noted biologist and environmentalist, will discuss “The Environment and the State of Our State.”
With the news obsessed with the inquiry into election meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the question we need to ask ourselves is this: What is it that Vladmir Putin really wants? Retired Foreign Service officer and Russia expert William Pope has the answers and he will share them at the next meeting of the Collier County Democratic Club on Monday, May 21. The Collier County Democratic Club (CCDC) meets on the third Monday of every month. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.