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FDP Statement on Kionne McGhee’s Election as House Democratic Leader Designate

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Today, following Rep. Kionne McGhee’s election as House Democratic Leader Designate, FDP Chair Stephen Bittel release the following statement: “I want to extend my congratulations to Representative Kionne McGhee on his election as House Democratic Leader Designate for 2018-2020. I also want to thank Rep. Bobby DuBose for his leadership and service to his caucus and his party. House Democrats stand united in the fight to strengthen Florida’s public schools, increase access to affordable health care, and build an economy that works for us all. I know…

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FDP Statement on Rick Scott’s State of the State

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“Sadly it’s unsurprising that Governor Rick Scott’s solution to all of Florida’s educational, economic, environmental, and health care problems is even more corporate welfare. The Governor’s failed leadership has done nothing by exacerbate Tallahassee dysfunction and gridlock while failing to help the Floridians who need it most.” 

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Statement on Mayor Giménez Caving to the Trump Administration

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Today, the Florida Democratic Party released the following statement in response to Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez’s refusal to stand up for his county’s sanctuary status, enabling Trump to tear families apart: “It’s unconscionable that the mayor of Miami Dade County would turn his back on immigrants because he lacks the spine to stand up to Donald Trump,” said Miami-Dade DEC Chair Juan Cuba. “Mayor Giménez’s cowardice will expose tens of thousands of families to deportation, despite the County Commission’s unanimous 20…

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