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.
By Terry Trimble Once upon a time there was logic. Then the dark force of politics descended on the land and logic became a thing of the past. First came Executive Orders. Hundreds of letters to the editor were submitted claiming that Barack Obama was a dictator, trying to take over the country by using…
For reasons most voters can figure out, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is fighting in court to hide his finances and how he may have used his position as governor to enrich himself through his secret financial account, his so called ‘blind trust.’ This is but one example of Scott’s self-serving politics.
Florida’s primary election is months away, but already the choices Democrats will face is firming up including four candidates for governor and two for Coastal Collier County’s congressional district. It’s not too early to request your Vote By Mail ballot to ensure you don’t miss out on this important opportunity to turn Florida BLUE again.
Join us for this timely fundraiser: a screening of “Guns, Greed and the NRA.” Your ticket includes dinner of your choice: 1) Burger and Fries, 2) Caesar Salad or 3) Chicken Pasta. Soft drinks and dinner rolls are included. Cash bar also available. Local candidates will be in attendance to give you their thoughts on ending gun violence.
Senseless gun violence must end. Help raise awareness in Naples by participating in the March For Our Lives event on Saturday, March 24. Meet at Cambier Park at 8:30 a.m. with hundreds of other people to spread the word that American will no longer tolerate gun violence.
Southwest Florida Democrats reacted with optimism in the wake of the victory in the Pennsylvania Congressional special election this week where the Democratic challenger beat his entrenched Republican opponent in the heart of Trump country. The Democratic win in this race is widely seen as a bellwether for the 2018 mid-term elections as Donald Trump won this district by 20 points in 2016.