Category Archives: News

Pride Day Fun!… & LGBTQ+ Equality Milestones

October is LGBT+ history month. The Lee County Democratic party celebrated by having a booth at SWFL Pride on Saturday Oct. 7th. At our booth we gave out prizes, played ...

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 ...

Join a citizen's advisory board

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

National politics are important but local city, county and state elected officials create laws, policies and budgets that directly affect ...

Your Local Elections Are More Important Than You Know

Protest poster image shows dark high-rises towering over downtown Fort Myers. Caption: NO! Save Fort Myers

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 ...

Classroom. (Photo by Bryan McDonald)

Charter schools may exclude neediest students

Are Lee County’s charter schools as good as state-run schools? This is what we found. A charter school receives the same funding as a public school, and it is subject ...

Woman holds pink sign that reads "Stop the War on Women: Reproductive Rights are Human Rights", as she stands under a pink umbrella

No anti-choice bills passed in 2017 session!

The 2017 Florida legislative session has ended without any new anti-choice legislation being passed to restrict Florida women’s reproductive freedom, for the first time in eight legislative sessions. The reproductive ...

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