Below is an introduction to an excellent article by Newt Gingring on what we have to do in 2018. Click on the Read more link to read the full article.
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February 2, 2018
On Wednesday, I was honored to speak at the Winter Meeting of the Republican National Committee about the how important and impactful the 2018 elections could be for America. Below is an excerpt of my remarks.Let me thank all of you, particularly those I was just chatting with, for your generosity. I have been active in the Republican Party a fairly long time, longer than the younger people here have been alive. And I want to talk to you from the heart. When Ronna and I talked about coming by, I think it was precisely because I had enough distance to look at these things and to be involved on a number of occasions.First of all, I thought last night’s State of the Union rivaled anything that Ronald Reagan did. It was just astonishingly effective. President Trump found specific individuals whose stories weren’t just important as wonderful human stories, but they each illustrated a part of the American tapestry in the American culture in a way that reminded all of us America is such a wonderful country. I thought it was a very powerful and very effective speech.Read more
Florida lawmakers pass historic gun-control bill
TALLAHASSEE — For the first time in two decades, the Republican-controlled Legislature passed Wednesday night major gun-control measures while also agreeing to arm some teachers and other school staff. The gun and school-safety bill was approved in response to the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 students and faculty dead. After more than seven hours of emotional debate that hit the sensitive political subjects of gun control, education and race, the House voted 67-50 in favor of the bill, sending it to Gov.Rick Scott. After the vote, Andrew Pollack, father of Meadow, 18, who was killed in the attack, applauded the Legislature for approving the bill but pledged to push for more gun control. Read more
March 7, 2018
A new poll shows Gov. Rick Scott ahead of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in what is expected to be one of the nation’s most important U.S. Senate races this year. St. Leo University, which is located in Pasco County, released a poll showing Scott taking 42 percent while Nelson pulls 35 percent while 15 percent are not sure and 9 percent of voters back other candidates. Most recent polls have shown a closer race. Scott does well with Florida voters, according to the poll with 60 percent of those surveyed seeing him as favorable while 34 percent view him in an unfavorable light and 6 percent are not sure of him after his two terms as governor. Read more
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It is the mission of the Republican Federated Women of The Villages to foster loyalty to the Republican Party's principles, support Republican elected officials, and work to elect the Party's nominees in all local, state and federal elections. To accomplish this mission, we will support the objectives and policies of the Florida Federation of Republican Women, the National Federation of Republican Women and the Republican Party of Florida. Additionally, through a variety of programs, initiatives and events, we will provide political education and activity to the membership and the general public, thereby increasing the effectiveness of women in the cause of good government.
Membership is open to The Villages residents. Monthly meetings are open to all who live in Marion, Lake, or Sumter Counties.