Author: cathybryant

Environmental Voter Resolution

Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida (DECF) Environmental Voter Resolution Whereas the Florida Democratic Party and its members are dedicated to electing more candidates to all offices at every electoral level, and to increasing the number of Democratic voters in the state; and Whereas, 81 % of Floridians think that climate change is occurring, and that…

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We did it! Or better yet, YOU did it – ACA

Fellow Democrats, We did it! Or better yet, YOU did it: Against all odds, YOU forced the Republicans to withdraw their disastrous, morally bankrupt health-care bill from consideration, rendering a humiliating defeat to the Trump White House and the Ryan-controlled House. Thankfully, your relentless efforts kept the President and Republican held Congress from passing this…

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SARASOTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY RESOLUTION ON CELERY FIELDS LAND SALES

SARASOTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY RESOLUTION ON CELERY FIELDS LAND SALES   Whereas the Celery Fields is an internationally recognized bird sanctuary and wildlife habitat located on Palmer Road due east of Apex Road in Sarasota County, Whereas the Audubon Society has constructed a popular visitors’ center on Celery Fields grounds attracting tens of thousands of…

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Sarasota County Democratic Party Resolution on President Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

Whereas, the Sarasota County Democratic Party unequivocally repudiates the actions of the Trump administration in banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries, and we call upon President Trump to rescind his January 27 Executive Order immediately. This ban targeting specific Muslim-majority countries is illegal, immoral, unconstitutional, un-American, and unacceptable. We must not allow fear, and fear…

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News from your State Committee Representatives

News from your State Committee Representatives Mike Shlasko, Sarasota Democratic Party State Committeeman Mary Clupper, Sarasota Democratic Party State Committeewoman The holidays were a very busy time for your new State Committee representatives. From the day that we were elected on December 14 to the day of the Florida Democratic Party (FDP) Organizational Meeting in…

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Sarasota County Democratic Party Sides with Neighborhood Residents on Siesta Promenade Concerns

  Sarasota County Democratic Party Sides with Neighborhood Residents on Siesta Promenade Concerns Kevin Griffith, Vice Chairman of the Sarasota County Democratic Party presented a major statement today to the Sarasota County Board of Commissioners on behalf of the Party related to the “Siesta Promenade” development at the intersection of US Route 41 and Stickney…

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Keep Guns Out of Public Places The Fort Lauderdale airport shooting should be a wake-up call. We must keep guns out of public places like airports. But Greg Steube – our state senator – is pushing his bill, SB140, to do the opposite. It would allow the open carry of weapons almost everywhere, including airports,…

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Florida Medical Marijuana Amendment Passes

Florida Medical Marijuana Amendment Passes: This amendment allows medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating medical conditions as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Now, the Legislature must determine the rules on how this process will work. The Florida Department of Health, Office of Compassionate Use will then regulate and license distributors and qualified…

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