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A message from Chairwoman Leslie Pearce

As Democrats we stand for effective efficient government that prioritizes quality education, affordable health care and creating an economy that anyone who works hard can succeed. We need to move Florida forward, we’ve live for the past 16 years with Republican control of our state who have not improved the lives of our families. Floridians […]

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Taxpayer tab in drug test lawsuits tops $1.5M

Florida taxpayers are on the hook for more than $1.5 million in legal fees — including nearly $1 million to civil-rights lawyers — because of Gov. Rick Scott’s failed push to force welfare applicants and tens of thousands of state workers to submit to drug tests. The state agreed earlier this month to pay $600,000 […]

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Florida Democratic Party Response to Do-Nothing Carlos Lopez-Cantera

In response to Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera’s statement that he “is always on the job,” despite the wide reporting of his borderline-nonexistent work schedule, Florida Democratic Party Chair Allison Tant issued the following statement: Prove it. Background: Lopez-Cantera Talks Legislative Session in Southwest Florida Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, (@Jenna_Buzzacco) June 29, 2015 Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera spent […]

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Clinton: GOP trying to make it difficult for people to vote

HOUSTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton accused potential Republican presidential rivals such as Jeb Bush of Florida and Scott Walker of Wisconsin on Thursday of trying to make it more difficult for millions of Americans to vote, laying down an early marker on voting rights in her Democratic presidential campaign. Clinton, in one of her most […]

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Moving Forward – 6 years of Progress