Advisory: Florida Leaders to Speak Out Today Against Rick Scott Announcement
***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR MONDAY, APRIL 9***
***LEADERS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE STATE***
On Monday Florida leaders troubled by the prospect of Rick Scott serving in the U.S. Senate will be available to share their concerns with the media in markets throughout Florida. Local leaders, state lawmakers and a survivor of the Pulse tragedy will be available to speak about how Scott has prioritized his self-serving politics at Floridians’s expense, and why Floridians don’t trust him to serve in the U.S. Senate. More information about Scott’s record is available at SelfServingScott.com.
Some leaders have specific availability, time and locations listed below. If you are interested in speaking to them or to other leaders, please contact Sebastian Kitchen at [email protected] to RSVP or schedule an interview.
Leaders available to talk to the media Today, Monday, April 9, include:
Former American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Director Joy Friedman
Former Florida Democratic Party Chair and State Sen. Rod Smith.
State Sen. Audrey Gibson, 2 p.m., Blackstone Building, 8th floor, 233 E. Bay St., Jacksonville
State Sen. Oscar Braynon II, 11:30 a.m. 606 NW 183rd Street, Miami Gardens
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber
State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith
Lisa Barnes-Tapscott, 12 p.m., 135 Harrison Ave., Panama City
Former State Rep. Buzz Ritchie
St. Petersburg and Tampa
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman
Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch, 2:15 p.m., Sea Dog Brewing Company, 9610 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island
Former Florida Democratic Party Executive Director Ana Cruz
Pulse survivor and No NRA Money advocate Brandon Wolf
Former Leon County Supervisor of Elections Ion Sancho
West Palm Beach
State Rep. Lori Berman and Greenacres Mayor Joel Flores, Centennial Square fountain, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach
State Sen. Kevin Rader