Volunteers Work in Fla. Panhandle to Get ‘Hurricane’ Voters to Polls

11/08/2018 0

Originally Published in NEWSMAX | By David A. Patten | Tuesday, 06 November 2018    In a storm-struck region of Florida that overwhelmingly favors conservatives, would-be voters tell relief workers they’re “just struggling to survive.” Most polling places and indeed most structures are damaged or destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Shelters are packed, people don’t have roofs on their homes, and thousands have been displaced. Florida Family Action, a social-conservative organization led by John Stemberger, [More…]

BREAKING: First Major GOP Candidate Forum For Governor To Be Held In Orlando And Moderated By Fox News Political Analyst Frank Luntz

04/05/2018 0

(ORLANDO, FL) Today, the Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC) announced it will be hosting the first major Republican gubernatorial candidate forum on Saturday evening, May 5, 2018, during its 13th Annual Policy Awards Dinner at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The forum will be moderated by Fox News political analyst Frank Luntz and the theme of the event will be “Together for Florida.” Luntz is known nationwide for moderating presidential debates. John Stemberger, President of the Florida Family Policy Council [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report from Tallahassee – Week 7 of 9

02/23/2018 0

Photo Credit: The Palm Beach Post This week students from Parkland and across the state descended on Tallahassee to call for legislative action after the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, students were split into groups and were escorted by Equality Florida, Florida’s leading LGBT activist organization, and other organizers to meet with legislators to share their experiences and demand action. On Tuesday, as the House opened [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report from Tallahassee – Week 6 of 9

02/16/2018 0

Our hearts and prayers go out to all of those in Parkland who have been impacted by the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. We pray for each of the families who lost someone that God would comfort them in their mourning. We speak peace to the community shaken by violence. As Parkland, the state of Florida, and the body of Christ deal with the aftermath of the shooting in the coming weeks and months, [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report Week 3 of 9

01/26/2018 0

We were excited to see so many new faces this week in Tallahassee for our 5th annual Pro-Family Days! Each year the event has grown, and this year is no exception. Over 250 supporters and legislators from around the state joined us on Monday and Tuesday for this exciting event! On Monday, Pro-Family Days attendees were trained on how to lobby and were briefed by policy experts Bill Bunkley of Florida Ethics and Religious Liberty [More…]

Florida Family Policy Council Praises Governor Scott for Veto of “Whiskey and Wheaties”

05/25/2017 0

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) On Wednesday evening, Governor Scott vetoed SB 106, dubbed “Whiskey and Wheaties” by the media. The bill, if passed, would have allowed grocery stores and big box retailers (like Walmart and Target) to sell hard liquor in the same way that they sell other food and consumer products. Currently, hard liquor must be sold in a stand-alone store or a wall must separate the main store and the liquor store. Supporters of the [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report: Weeks 5/6 of 9

04/18/2017 0

Dear Friend, We hope this message finds you and your family well and that you had a blessed celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ this past weekend. We are sorry that we missed sending you week 5 of our Insider’s Report, but we’ve included it in this week’s report.  The Legislature slowed down a bit in Week 6 because of Passover and Good Friday, but for the days that the Legislature was [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report: Week 4 of 9

03/31/2017 0

Before we delve into what happened in Tallahassee this week, we wanted to remind you of the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC), which held its first public hearing this week. The CRC is convened every 20 years for the purpose of reviewing the state constitution and proposing amendments which are placed on the ballot in the next statewide election.  Despite the late notice of the meeting, the venue was packed, and many progressive organizations were able [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report: Week 3 of 9

03/24/2017 0

Perhaps the biggest news this week for many of our supporters was that Florida Family Policy Council President John Stemberger was appointed to the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) by Speaker Richard Corcoran. On Monday, he was sworn in by the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court to serve for the next 18 months as a commissioner on the CRC, which is a constitutional position.  John will represent millions of Floridians with conservative viewpoints, just [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report Week 2 of 9

03/21/2017 0

The Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC) hosted its 4th annual Pro-Family Days in Tallahassee this past Monday and Tuesday. On Monday, FFPC trained attendees how to lobby and briefed them on current life, gambling, and LGBT bills being considered by the Legislature. We were joined by policy experts Bill Bunkley of Florida Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Sara Johnson of No Casinos, Amber Kelly of Florida Family Action, and FFPC President John Stemberger. Over 250 supporters and legislators from around the state [More…]

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