DEMOCRATIC ENVIRONMENTAL CAUCUS OF FLORIDA RELEASES ITS ENDORSEMENTS FOR STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICE FOR THE FALL ELECTION The Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida (DECF) is proud to release its list of endorsements for state and federal office for the fall election. Caucus President John Hedrick stated:” The following candidates have pledged to support the ten elements in the Environmental Bill of Rights of Florida which DECF previously adopted. Those elements include commitments to protect Florida waters, reduce the state’s carbon footprint, manage growth, ...

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Dave Koller Vs Daniel Webster: Who do you want as your Congressman?

Dave Koller Receives Endorsement from National Nurses United

Pam Keith Endorses Dave Koller For Congress

Pam Keith recently ran for the Senate in Florida. I was lucky enough to get to know her as we campaigned. She shares many of the same concerns about issues that both you and I care about. It means a lot to me to have her support. She understands that we are running a grassroots campaign and that my goal is to represent the people of the 11th district, not corporations.

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Trump Is Everything We Teach Our Children Not To Be

“When the billionaire Republican activist and Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman endorsed Hillary Clinton for president last month, it had almost nothing to do with Clinton or her politics. In an interview with the New York Times, Whitman lashed out against the GOP nominee Donald Trump, calling him 'a dishonest demagogue' who has 'undermined the character of the nation.' A month before, Whitman had spoken with Clinton by phone. While the former secretary of state didn’t offer 'assurances on how she would govern,' Whitman chose to give Clinton her vote. 'I don’t agree ...

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Costs of the EpiPen: When Big Pharma sticks it to patients

The rising cost of prescription drugs is something that can affect every American. That massive pharmaceutical companies can price patients out of the market is shameful. That is what is happening across America. Sick people are put in a position where they cannot fill much needed prescriptions because of the cost. The latest controversy swirls around the drugmaker Mylan. Mylan bought the rights to the EpiPen in 2007. The EpiPen is an auto-injector filled with epinephrine. It is used to prevent anaphylactic shock caused by allergic responses to insect bites, certain ...

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Channel 9 News Highlights Recent Developments with Dave Koller’s Protect Our Water Group

The Zika Virus: Why you won’t see any members of Congress vacationing in Florida

The mosquito is often jokingly called, Florida's state bird, but right now there is nothing funny about mosquitoes and their impact on our citizens. Mosquitoes throughout Florida are being blamed for the transmission of the Zika virus. The Zika virus is normally transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, but it can also be spread by having sex with an infected person and can be transmitted from mother to unborn child. There is no vaccine and there is no specific treatment. In unborn children, the Zika virus can cause a serious birth defect called microcephaly, ...

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Ari Berman, Author of “Give Us the Ballot” visits The Villages’ Barnes & Noble

Ari Berman,  journalist, MSNBC commentator and author held a book signing at Barnes & Noble this past Saturday. Ari's new Book, "Give Us the Ballot", is a narrative that covers the passing of the Voters Rights Act and how since then lawmakers have worked to dismantle it. A New York Times Notable Book of 2015 A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2015 A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015 A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2015 An NPR Best Book of 2015  

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PROTECT OUR WATER: Join us June 28th! We need you!

PROTECT OUR WATER: Join us June 28th! We need you!                                ******* CALL T0 ACTION*******   As you know, Protect our Water has been working to prevent approval of a permit to withdraw almost a half million gallons of water a day, for the next 20 years, from the upper Floridan Aquifer.  The purpose of the permit request is to drill a well, pump the water, and then sell the water back to the public.   We were notified on June 8th 2016, after the fact, that Southwest Florida Water Management ...

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