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Important update regarding the Liberty First Network

  Let me begin by saying thank you to those of you who have continued to support the Liberty First Network. Without your help we would not be where we are today. You make the hard work and long hours and the time away from home worth it. Some months ago we moved the Liberty [...]

Libertarian Party of Broward April Meeting

Join us! The Libertarian Party of Broward County is inviting you to our regular monthly meeting and social.Date: Wednesday, April 26 at 7 PM - 10 PM Location: Bru’s Room of Pompano Beach 235 S Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062 Our special guest speakers: Char-Lez Braden, Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida Omar E. Recuero, Vice Chairman [...]

Support SB188: Property rights are advanced when owners have the freedom to rent out their property as they so choose

  Many property owners in Florida generate extra income by renting their homes to tourist vacationing in Florida. These types of rentals also help Florida’s tourism by allowing families to save money by staying together in a home instead of multiple hotel rooms. This flexibility promotes more tourism, which produces $67 billion in economic activity [...]

Two Important Bills to reduce regulations will be heard in the Appropriations Committee Tomorrow

  Support SB 554: Allow small Craft Breweries to Self-Distribute Craft Breweries are prohibited by law (Three-Tier System) from distributing directly to retailers and are required to sell their beer to distributors, who then sell to retailers. Using a distributor can be an efficient way to get products into the marketplace — when it is [...]

TAKE ACTION on Guns and Taxes

  Support HB 779 Common-Sense Protection for Concealed Weapon Permit Holders. HB 779 Would protect concealed weapons permit-holders from arrest or criminal charges if they “temporarily and openly display” their gun. If HB 779 passes, law enforcement cannot penalize a concealed weapon permit holder for temporarily displaying a weapon, such as a wind blowing a [...]

Two Important Bills to reduce regulations will be heard in the Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government

  Support SB 166- Free Craft Distilleries from Unnecessary Regulations SB 166 deals with craft distilleries. A craft distillery is defined as one that is “a licensed distillery that produces 250,000 or fewer gallons per calendar year of distilled spirits on its premises. SB 166 allows craft distilleries to get their product to more people [...]

SB 10 still puts us into debt and will not solve the problem

  SB 10, the bill that would put us into debt by authorizing the use of bond funds to buy 60,000 acres of land to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee has been scaled back. The original language was estimated to cost between $2.4 billion and $4 billion. The new language would reduce costs [...]

TAKE ACTION on UBER and Guns

  Two Important Bills to be voted on by the full House this week. Take Action Now! Make Sure Ride-sharing Services have a Place in Florida HB 221 would prevent local governments from regulating “transportation network companies” such as Uber and Lyft and would adopt a uniform, common sense law focused on safety and access [...]

TAKE ACTION: Allow small Craft Breweries to Self-Distribute Support SB 554 & HB 679

  Craft Breweries are prohibited by law (Three-Tier System) from distributing directly to retailers and are required to sell their beer to distributors, who then sell to retailers. Using a distributor can be an efficient way to get products into the marketplace — when it is voluntary. But mandatory wholesaling can prevent other competitive business [...]

LP Palm Beach Press Release on Boca Raton Alcohol Hours Change

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2017 CONTACT: Chairman, Karl Dickey Phone: 202-683-8056 chair@lppalmbeach.org www.lppalmbeach.org   Local Libertarians support local businesses from proposed Boca Raton alcohol ordinance   Boynton Beach, Fla – Last night, March 27, 2017, the Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County’s Executive Committee voted to support two bars as the City of [...]

The Liberty Underground Report

1787 Network Contents: TAKE ACTION IN 2015 on the Liberty Underground ACTION PAGE The Man Who Cannot Win: Op-Ed on Ron Paul – Tea Party Founder The attacks continued online as Carrie Dann of MSNBC.com The Man Who Cannot Win: Op-Ed on Ron Paul – Tea Party Founder Mar 23, 2017 12:32 pm | admin11 [...]

Three Important Bills to be voted on by the full House this week. Take Action Now!

  Make Sure Ride-sharing Services have a Place in Florida HB 221 would prevent local governments from regulating “transportation network companies” such as Uber and Lyft and would adopt a uniform, common sense law focused on safety and access to the new technology. It makes no sense that 67 counties and 410 municipalities would create their [...]

Lift the Veil on Special Interest Dark Money

  Government has an interest in providing the electorate with information about election-related spending sources. Transparency enables the electorate to make informed decisions and give proper weight to different messages. Transparency has been lost with the proliferation of political committees being formed in Florida and their ability to move money around to operate in the [...]

LP Palm Beach on Boca Raton Golf Course Purchase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2017 CONTACT: Chairman, Karl Dickey Phone: 202-683-8056 chair@lppalmbeach.org www.lppalmbeach.org   Local Libertarians oppose spending $24 million of taxpayer money on golf course   Boca Raton, Fla – The Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County has come out opposing the $24 million purchase of the Ocean Breeze Golf Club in the [...]

Two Important Bills to be heard in the Senate Community Affairs Committee Mon Apr 3rd at 4PM

  Support SB 188-Property rights are advanced when owners have the freedom to rent out their property as they so choose Many property owners in Florida generate extra income by renting their homes to tourist vacationing in Florida. These types of rentals also help Florida’s tourism by allowing families to save money by staying together [...]

TAKE ACTION on Craft Distilleries, Ride Sharing, Property Rights and Gun Rights

  Support HB 141- Free Craft Distilleries from Unnecessary Regulations HB 141 deals with craft distilleries. A craft distillery is defined as one that is “a licensed distillery that produces 250,000 or fewer gallons per calendar year of distilled spirits on its premises. HB 141 allows craft distilleries to get their product to more people [...]

LFN Florida 2017 Legisltive Session Update

  This has been a very active session for the Liberty First Network. We have been tracking 43 bills in this session. This is double the amount of bills from previous sessions. We have also been in support of more bills than we are opposed to. This means that we went on the attack for [...]

The Other Side of the Red Light Camera Battle

    By Paul Henry Since 2011, I’ve gone to the legislature to convince them to do away with red light cameras. Every year, I face an armada of government-funded lobbyists and quasi-government lobbyists such as the Florida League of Cities. Government lobbying government is big business, with 288 private lobbyists lobbying the Legislature to [...]

Could we interest you in running for public office?

Could we interest you in running for public office?   We are preparing for 2018, 2019 and 2020 to run as many Libertarian candidates in Palm Beach County as ever before. We’d like you to consider being one of them. Go to https://www.runforoffice.org and simply plug in your address to see which public offices will be [...]

Member Notice: 2017 Convention Agenda

Notice: Convention Agenda (Draft) is Online Our Secretary, Suzanne Gilmore, has completed the first draft of the convention agenda and it has been published to the web at this link: https://docs.lpf.org/agenda/ Additionally, you may find the 2016 Convention Minutes at this link: https://docs.lpf.org/minutes/ Register for Convention Early Bird Meal Package Available Until March 15th Early bird meal [...]

Take Action on the bills coming up next week in Tallahassee

  There are 6 different bills coming up in various committees next week in Tallahassee. These bills cover; The Repeal of Red Light Cameras, Direct Care, Craft Breweries, Ride Sharing Services Judicial Term Limits and Corporate Welfare. Make sure that these representatives and senators hear from YOU and TAKE ACTION TODAY!!!! Stop picking winners and [...]

Thank you!

  Just wanted to relay a quick “THANK YOU” from our Libertarian team here in Palm Beach County to help thwart the wasting of Florida taxpayer dollars. We put out a plea to you at the last minute to help support Florida House Bill 7005 (to end corporate welfare) and it passed its committee and [...]

Support Direct Care and Give Patients a Real Choice

  HB 161 Specifies that direct primary care agreement does not constitute insurance & is not subject to Florida Insurance Code HB 161 provides that a direct primary agreement and the act of entering into such an agreement are not insurance and not subject to regulation under the Florida Insurance Code and exempts a primary [...]

TAKE ACTION: Help make sure the Red Light Camera ban passes the first Florida Senate stop

  Tuesday, February 7th is a big day for repealing red light cameras. SB 178 will be heard in the Senate Transportation Committee at 2:00 on Tuesday February 7th. On January 27th, HB 6007 passed the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee 13-1. Many legislators that sit on that subcommittee told Paul Henry and John Hallman that they were receiving hundreds of calls [...]

You are invited – What is ballot access and why does it matter?

You are invited to a special conference call on Ballot Access: What is it and why does it matter? with LNC Representative William Redpath & LP Candidate & Affiliate Support Specialist Bob Johnston Wednesday February 15   1 PM Pacific 2 PM Mountain 3 PM Central 4 PM Eastern Ballot access is one of the [...]