Archive for the ‘State Issues’ Category

We’re joining the fight for MEDICAID EXPANSION in Florida!

The Affordable Care Act gave states the opportunity to expand Medicaid to low-income adults and families — with the federal government footing most of the cost. Today, 34 states have opted to take this deal and have covered over 17 million Americans. Unfortunately, Florida has not. We’re joining the campaign to take the question directly […]

2019 Winter Conference and Leadership Dinner

Moving Forward Together, the Winter Conference of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, is just around the corner and we want to see YOU! Join us in Jacksonville, February 22 through 24, for an exciting program that builds on the groundwork we laid in 2018 and looks ahead to 2020! You’ll hear inspiring speakers, learn from […]

LGBTQ Legislative Outlook

We are gearing up for Florida’s Legislative Session that includes many new faces in the House and Senate and the first Democratic member of the Florida Cabinet in many years. Equality Florida’s Public Policy Director Jon Harris Maurer will share his insights on ways to get involved in Lobby Days, as well as providing updates […]

SAVE THE DATE! Winter Conference & Membership Meeting in Jacksonville

Details are coming together now but we wanted to be sure you Save the Date for our Winter Conference, which is scheduled for February 22-24, 2019 in Jacksonville. We’ll have more information to announce shortly, including hotel information and how to register, but you won’t want to miss this exciting and informative weekend that brings […]

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! Here’s Our Full Endorsement List

THE FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS WANTS YOU TO #BRINGITHOME! GAINESVILLE – The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to the Florida Democratic Party, is releasing its final list of endorsements for the 2018 general election. Our endorsed candidates are committed to supporting and fighting for equality for Florida’s LGBT residents. The Caucus has […]

STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE APRIL FREEMAN

GAINESVILLE — April Freeman, candidate for Congress in District 17, died suddenly, her family announced today. She was officially endorsed by the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus. President Terry Fleming issued the following statement: “The sudden passing of April Freeman has saddened all of us. Her energy and focus has been on making life in Southwest […]

FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS LAUDS GILLUM-KING TICKET

GAINESVILLE — The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to the Florida Democratic Party, applauds our gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum’s selection of Chris King as his running mate. Caucus President Terry Fleming issued the following statement: “Chris King is an outstanding running mate for Andrew Gillum, and shows his […]

FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ANNOUNCES PRIMARY ENDORSEMENTS

Support for Statewide Candidates, Federal and State Legislative Candidates Membership Threshold Not Met on Gubernatorial Race GAINESVILLE — The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to the Florida Democratic Party, announces its full list of endorsements for the August 28th primary election. Caucus membership voted on these endorsements at […]

FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ANNOUNCES AGENDA FOR HERE’S WHERE WE WIN: THE SUMMER CONFERENCE

Event in West Palm Beach Features Gubernatorial and Statewide Candidates, Elected Officials, Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS Students GAINESVILLE — The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to the Florida Democratic Party, announces the agenda for Here’s Where We Win: The Summer Conference, taking place July 27 through 29 in West Palm […]

SUMMER CONFERENCE HOTEL BLOCK NOW AVAILABLE!!

We have a few rooms left in our hotel room block for our exciting Summer Conference, Here’s Where We Win, being held July 27-29 at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport Hotel in West Palm Beach. We’ll release more info on the conference shortly, but if you plan on attending, please book your room as soon […]

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