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The Collier County Democratic Club elected a new slate of officers and directors at its annual meeting in March 2018. These minutes of that meeting reflect the results of that election. Minutes: Greg Gargan, President, called the meeting to order at 6:22 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and a moment of silence was…
Collier County Democratic Club The next monthly meeting of the Collier County Democratic Club will be held on April 16. The club meets on the third Monday of every month. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. The CCDC provides the social setting to meet fellow Democrats and learn about…
A new report from the Associated Press details how Congressman Vern Buchanan helped “craft” the tax law to make himself even wealthier, providing even further evidence how the GOP tax law stands to benefit the top 1 per cent, not hard working Florida families. The article shows Buchanan, already worth at least $80 million, will get a bigger tax break under the GOP tax law.
During December 2017 and January 2018, Collier County Democrats conducted a survey of the approximately 2,800 registered Democratic voters in the county. This is the only known survey ever conducted to ascertain the views of registered Democrats on key issues in Collier County.
On March 29, 2018, dozens of Democrats gathered at a special dinner and fundraiser at Bill’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant Restaurant in Naples for a screening of the documentary “Making A Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA.” It was an opportunity for Democrats to mingle and to learn more about the threat of gun violence in America. The event sold out well in advance. Check out this video for scenes form the event.
Couldn’t make it to the debate between David Holden and Todd Truax at Florida Gulf Coast University? Don’t despair. Thanks to Hello SWFL, a video of the debate is available on the Collier County Democrats Facebook Page. Holden and Truax are the two Democrats running for the nomination for the Florida 19th Congressional District. The…
As Democrats across the state prepare to host town halls this week around gun violence, Republicans continue to refuse to face their constituents. The town halls come after successful gun violence marches were held across the state, including Collier County, where the Florida Democratic Party registered thousands of people to vote and volunteer in 2018.
If approved, the purchase of Tribune Media’s 42 stations would enable Sinclair to reach 72 percent of U.S. households — significantly more than the nationwide audience cap of 39 percent as determined by Congress. This is a hostile takeover is hostile to the interests of a free and unfettered press in America. A free and open press is a constitutional guarantee that will be taken away from millions of people if this merger is allowed.
Scientists have been working for years to find solutions to the plague of diseases borne by mosquitos that kill one million people every year. One solution is to use genetically modified mosquitos to reduce the mosquito population. But not everyone supports the idea.
In every corner of Florida, including Collier County, Democrats stood with students who were marching for their lives, demanding stronger gun laws. In Parkland, over 20,000 people marched, in Orlando, over 25,000 people marched, and thousands more in Miami Beach, Tampa and Jacksonville.
The FGCU College Democrats would like to invite the Southwest Florida community to a Town Hall Debate on April 3 between the two Democrats running for the 19th Congressional District, David Holden and Todd Truax.