Information Sites

Florida sites

Florida Has a Right to Know :Rick Scott WEB site on Florida spending
FLORIDA Channel :The FLORIDA Channel is a public affairs programming service funded by The Florida Legislature. It features programming covering all three branches of state government, and is Florida's primary source for live, unedited coverage of the Governor and Cabinet, the Legislature and the Supreme Court.
State and Local Government on the Net :comprehensive list of state and local Florida government web sites
Florida House
Florida Senate
Florida Congressional Districts
Auditor General (Florida)
Florida Department of Revenue Property tax and other information
Search Florida Statutes
CFASPP (Florida aviation planning)
Florida Public Employer Labor Relations Association
State Library and Archives of Florida
Florida Association of Counties: group of government-types advocating for more government tax and spending
the Florida League of Cities
Tampa Bay.com the buzz

Local Government sites

Charlotte County
    state of the county (1/2009)
    Supervisor of Elections: excellent web site full of statistics and your vote status, updated frequently
    Charlotte County precinct maps: (from supervisor of elections web site)
    Charlotte County government access TV: watch county board meetings as they happen
    Englewood CRA Minutes: Englewood CRA Advisory Board Agenda and Minutes
North Port
Punta Gorda
Sarasota County

Other sites

LIBERAL:

Addicting Info: Addicting Info started as a resource to discredit all the lies and propaganda that the right-wing spreads. (see how liberals think)

Florida Association for Community Action

Florida Consumer Action Network :liberal web site

Florida Public Services Union (SEIU): As a statewide union, we use our collective voice and resources to face challenges such as improving the quality and reliability of the services we provide with constantly shrinking budgets, revenue cuts, privatization, downsizing and the rising cost of living and housing across the state.

MoveOn.org: " we work together to realize the progressive promise of our country. MoveOn is a service — a way for busy but concerned citizens to find their political voice in a system dominated by big money and big media. "

TPM (Talking Points Memo): Liberal blog

True Majority.org: liberal web site

Center for American Progress: liberal leaning think tank


CONSERVATIVE:

Americans For Prosperity:FL: Americans for Prosperity is a grassroots movement of over 1.6 million activists nation wide who advocate and promote limited government, lower taxes, and more freedom.

Heritage Aciton Score Card: how representatives voted on the issues, ranking

Move on up.org: Move on up.org was developed so that we would have a centralized meeting place for African Americans to network, share ideas, and let the closet conservatives among us know that they are NOT ALONE!


Red County: the place for state and local conservative politics (covers select counties...this link is for Sarasota)

Gulf Coast Business Review: the Review is .. source of business and economic information affecting the Gulf Coast from Tampa Bay south to Naples. It specializes in reporting on the region’s ... state, regional and local government actions affecting business and the economy.

The Free Enterprise Nation: Educate Americans as to the true costs of federal, state, and local governments that redistribute property from taxpayers to government employees

Boogai.net (Boo-Guy) is an online conservative news organization ... new and exclusive content appearing each Monday.

Project Vote Smart

Right Wing News

Sunshine News: Florida Business and Poltics

Taxpayers Against Earmarks Scoreboard

Open Congress

Open Secrets

Pajamas Media: provides exclusive news and opinion 24/7 with correspondents in over forty countries. Its distinguished line-up of XpressBloggers is widely respected for their punditry.

Politico: Current political news, frequently updated

The Precinct Project's Blog:  The Neighborhood Precinct Committeeman Strategy

Follow the Money:  political donation tracking

the Shark Tank:  "your source for sharp analysis and biting commentary on anyone and anything that comprises Florida Politics- federal, state, and local"

Heritage Action  "Heritage Action is a grassroots organization that promotes conservative policies in Congress. Our DC-based staff amplifies local activists' voices, allowing Americans to break through the establishment in Washington, ensuring Members of Congress get the message."

Mark Levin show streaming  Mark Levin is one of America's preeminent conservative commentators and constitutional lawyers. Levin has served as a top advisor to several members of President Ronald Reagan's Cabinet - including as Chief of Staff to the Attorney General of the United States. I love this guy!

Govtrack.us: find out bill status and which side your representative is on

LegiStorm: Based on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, LegiStorm's first information product was a database of congressional staff salaries but we have now added other valuable information, such as the most comprehensive database of all privately financed trips taken by members of Congress and congressional staffers.

National Review Online: Conservative site rich with articles and information.

Reason Foundation: nonpartisan public policy research promoting choice, competition, and a dynamic market economy as the foundation for human dignity and progress

Peter G. Peterson Foundation: Our mission is to increase public awareness of the nature and urgency of key economic challenges threatening America’s future and accelerate action on them

Club for Growth


RAPID RESPONSE

Discover the Networks: This website describes the networks and agendas of the political Left


iPetitions: free web site for generating petitions


Inflation Calculator

Sunshine Review:

Cost of living by zip code

 

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