“City of Gainesville Commissioners: The Voters are Ready for This!”
Again this past Thursday, your city commissioners postponed the action of placing a referendum on the March 2018 ballot that would move our city elections from the spring to the fall federal elections cycle. This shift would save the city money and allow more people to participate in our elections. The primary reservations for the referendum were held by Commissioner Harvey Budd and Commissioner Charles Goston. Mr. Budd expressed concern that only an activist minority supports this change and that it will create more partisanship so he wants to hear more opinions; Mr. Goston expressed concern that this is an attempt to place more white officials on the commission. Read more
CALL TO ACTION: Tell Congressman Yoho to support the American Hope Act of 2017 (HR 3591) and protect DREAMers! Please contact him by calling his DC office at (202)225-5744; his Gainesville office at (352)505-0838; or email him through his website. https://yoho.house.gov/contact.
Here is the backstory: Because of Congressional unwillingness to pass an immigration plan, specifically one that contains a resolution for dealing with children (commonly referred to as DREAMers) who were brought into the United States by undocumented immigrant parents, then-President Obama issued two directives. One directive in 2012 that provided temporary protection from detainment or deportation to those children (the DACA directive) and another in 2014 that applied to undocumented parents of children born in the US (the DAPA directive). Read more
On Friday, July 28, President Donald Trump spoke to a group of law enforcement officials in New York, and, at one point, explicitly encouraged police to manhandle suspects, saying,
[W]hen you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon — you just see them thrown in, rough — I said, please don’t be too nice. Like when you guys put somebody in the car and you’re protecting their head, you know, the way you put their hand over? Like, don’t hit their head and they’ve just killed somebody — don’t hit their head. I said, you can take the hand away, okay? Read more
Indivisible Gainesville, a local group of nearly 2000 citizens, is again compelled to address a letter in which Congressman Ted Yoho defends his vote on June 8, 2017 to pass the “Financial CHOICE” legislation that effectively repeals the protections created by the Dodd-Frank Act. Read more
June 26, 2017
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Indivisible Gainesville, a local group of nearly 2000 citizens, would like to express our dismay at Congressman Ted Yoho’s vote in favor of dismantling the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This decision will negatively impact millions of Americans. Despite broad constituent disapproval, many of our own members received a form letter from Mr. Yoho explaining his vote. Read more
CALL TO ACTION: Indivisible Gainesville needs YOU to stop the dangerous American Health Care Act (AHCA)
Join this Facebook event: Stop #TrumpCare Senate Call-In Day. The goal is to flood Senate offices with phone calls opposing the AHCA all day.
Indivisible Gainesville is proud to participate in the Gainesville Area Equality March for Unity and Pride. Our mission explicitly states that we resist any and all regressive movements—which includes codifying discrimination in our laws, ordinances, and statutes. We march to show our support for the LGBTQ+ community, communities of color, and all who are marginalized and disenfranchised by this administration. Read more
WE NEED YOU TO CALL TODAY! It only takes a few minutes.
Speaker Richard Corcoran – 850-717-5000
President Joe Negron – 850-487-5025
The 4-H program needs your help ASAP! We are currently in a special legislative session regarding the state budget. Read more
Senator Marco Rubio sent out a survey today (“Paid For By Marco Rubio For Senate”), so we thought we would share a few of the survey questions with you. We have a lot to say in answer to the questions we’ve outlined below. Let us know what YOU think.