Author Archives: Informed Democrat

Curtis Sheard
09 Aug
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Curtis Sheard for Mayor of Fort Myers

Curtis Sheard has led a unique path to becoming a candidate for Fort Myers’ Mayor. He was raised in Fort Myers, and has served our country as an officer in the US Army. In the private sector, Curt has worked as a licensed general contractor, and ...

Nicole Dillon
28 Jul
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Nicole Dillon for Mayor of Fort Myers

Nicole Dillion – Candidate for Mayor of Fort Myers By Pat Washington Who is she? Nicole Dillon is running for Mayor of Fort Myers Florida on the Democratic ticket and she is “a real deal Floridian and Fort Myers resident.” ...

28 Jul
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April Freeman for Mayor of Cape Coral

April Freeman is well known to many Southwest Florida residents. Aside from being a highly skilled TV and film producer she describes herself as “a wife, a mother business owner, grandmother, and former candidate for Congress.” From a young age, ...

28 Jul
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Volunteers Needed!!

Volunteers Needed! We have the resources, we have the space, we need YOU. The $5000 Janet Reno Grant money we received has so far been used to fulfill some of the goals that we stated in our grant proposal.  These ...

Join a citizen's advisory board
27 Jul
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Make Your Voice Heard: Join a Citizen’s Advisory Board!

In these days of the 30 minute news cycle and the endless supply of scandals, it is easy to lose touch with issues going on in your own community. Indeed, the most impactful decisions in our day-to-day lives occur in ...

27 Jun
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Choices to be made in Cape Coral

Cape Coral is in for some changes, and it’s going to affect you and your family in some very big ways. It will affect the money in your wallet, the traffic on the streets, how safe and successful you might ...

26 Jun
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Former Lee Health CEO: Free market healthcare is a “real problem.”

In an interview with WGCU,  the former CEO of Lee Health, Jim Nathan, was asked to weigh in on “Free Market Healthcare” QUESTION: Should we head towards a free market concept with healthcare, as proposed by President Trump? ANSWER: I ...

26 Jun
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A Turbulent Period for Fort Myers

  Things do not change unless we act. In the last year, the City of Fort Myers has been wracked with scandal after scandal. First was the Freeh report, which detailed years of mismanagement and corruption in the FMPD. We ...

11 Jun
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Your Local Elections Are More Important Than You Know

National politics are important but local city, county and state elected officials create laws, policies and budgets that directly affect our day-to-day live. Too many times these officials are elected to office with minimum voter involvement. Meaningful change, change that ...
Protest poster image shows dark high-rises towering over downtown Fort Myers. Caption: NO! Save Fort Myers
11 Jun
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City of Fort Myers’ luxury response to housing crisis

Are luxury condos in high-rise towers the answer to SWFL’s housing affordability crisis? That’s the question at the center of the controversy over changes happening at City Hall. The City of Fort Myers has proposed changes to its Comprehensive Plan: ...

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