Get on the Record for the EPA

Not only is this the time to speak up for the EPA, but May 15th is an important deadline. Until then the Environmental Protection Agency’s Regulatory Reform Task Force, established by a Feb. 4th executive order signed by President Trump, is accepting public input on which rules to roll back as part of what the …

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May 11th Meeting Needs YOUR Help!

The Sem Dem’s May 11, 2017 meeting needs YOUR help! This month, we will begin with a meet and greet between the officers and chairs of the organization and our members and guests.This is very important to us. We want to hear from you before the meetings because your voice matters.  Help us further refine …

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Gubernatorial Candidate King Set for May Meeting

Winter Park businessman Chris King, who announced his candidacy for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in early April, will be the guest speaker at the May 11th General Meeting of the Seminole County Democratic Party, 7 pm at the Lake Mary Community Center, 140 E. Wilbur Ave. “This is a great time in the election cycle …

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EPA Cuts Hit Home

The Trump administration’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, by some accounts the largest to any department, could directly impact two pending Superfund cleanups in Seminole County. According to a March 20th Los Angeles Times article, the budget cuts $330 million, or about 30 per cent, from the Superfund allocations nationwide. It’s not clear …

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Oppose ‘Union-Busting’ Legislation in Florida Senate

Anti-Union Bill Passes in the House A measure opponents see as targeting Florida teachers’ unions has passed the Republican led Florida House and been sent to the first of four Senate committees for consideration. “Anti-labor House Bill 11, is now Senate Bill 1292,” says Seminole Democratic Party Union Outreach Chairman Jay Jurie. “This bill would …

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