Miami-Dade Democrats just voted to open up the state’s political primaries to no party affiliated voters
Miami’s Democratic Party takes first steps towards open primaries in Florida.
Miami-Dade’s local Democratic Party leadership plans to campaign across the state of Florida to find the support needed from sixty-seven county Democratic Executive Committees and their leadership in order to create the statewide party rule change. Currently, Florida Democratic Party (FDP) rules forbid non-party affiliated (NPA) voters from participating in party primaries for president and statewide office.Read more
Prevent the arming of teachers in FL and stop Senate Bill 7030 - Call Senator Manny Diaz Jr and sign the petitionShare
Today, the report from special counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russian election interference was publicly released. Some minor redactions were made, but this is a good first step to having transparency.Read more
Nikki Fried: SB 168 is dangerous for immigrant communities working to build better lives for their families
It’s no secret that I don’t look like, sound like, or walk in the same boots as Florida’s previous Commissioners of Agriculture. As the first woman elected to this position, and as a Democrat of Jewish faith, I grew up in urban South Florida. I don’t come from a farming family — but over the past year that I’ve traveled across Florida, listening to and learning from our farmers and ranchers, I feel like I’ve become part of one.
I’ve gained an appreciation of what agriculture means to our state. It’s honest work. It’s tiring work. And most of the time, it’s thankless work. Behind only tourism, it’s the backbone of Florida’s economy.Read more
State Senator José Javier Rodríguez calls out Republicans for failing to protect Floridians with pre-existing conditions
Tallahassee, FL – Florida State Senator José Javier Rodríguez (D-Miami) calls out Republican leadership in the Florida Legislature for advancing measures that fail to protect Floridians with pre-existing conditions. The three Republican Senate bills (paired with a single bill in the House, SB 997 by Gregory) are as follows: