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The Good and The Bad in the 2017 Florida Legislative Session

  NOTE: The Liberty First Network has begun using the NEW LFN Action Alert Service. If you want to continue to receive Action Alerts from the Liberty First Network CLICK HERE to sign up.  The Good and The Bad in the 2017 Florida Legislative Session On Monday May 8th, the Florida Legislature formally ended the [...]

Alex Snitker gives wrap up of 2017 Florida Legislative Session

Alex Snitker gives wrap up of 2017 Florida Legislative Session Don’t miss Alex Snitker’s review of the 2017 Florida legislative session one week from today in Lake Worth. Liberty First Network President Alexander Snitker will join us to give his take on the results for the 2017 Florida legislative session. How did liberty fare? What [...]

Two elected Libertarians in Florida town, free market drives down cost of health care, and more

  News from the Libertarian Party: Florida town now has two elected Libertarian officials Delaware ex-GOP Libertarian running for reelection in Elsmere What EpiPen and Lasik reveal about healthcare Colorado LP chair interviewed on Denver NBC television affiliate Mississippi Libertarian for mayor featured on ABC, Fox TV 2017 Libertarian Party state conventions Florida town now [...]

Two Important Bills are going up for a vote in the House and Senate

  Support HB425: Property rights are advanced when owners have the freedom to rent out their property 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 [...]

Two important bills to be voted on this week by the Florida House

  Support HB 13: End the Slush Funds for Politicians Under Florida law, local governments can designate areas as Community Redevelopment Areas and create a Community Redevolpment Agencie (CRA) . CRA’s are funded by property taxes and are charged with helping blighted neighborhoods. While the mission of a CRA is billed as anti-poverty measures, CRAs [...]

This has been one busy session

  The Liberty First Network has been tracking double the legislation that we have tracked in years past. We have also seen massive activity with the legislation that we have supported. This has caused a massive increase in calls that we are asking people to make in the 2017 legislative session. While this is a [...]

Final days of the 2017 Florida Legislative session

  UPCOMING EVENTS We will be going over our legislative agenda and the progress we have made so far this session on a statewide conference call Monday May 1st 2017 at 7:00 PM EST http://www.floridaactionalerts.com/mayconferencecall The Liberty First Network will have the May Lobby Day in Tallahassee on Tuesday May 2nd, at 8:00 a.m., in [...]

May 2017 Reminder: FreedomWorks, Billy and Karen Vaughn

Please Join Us for FreedomWorks on:  Monday, May 1 at PBG Branch County Library (Also with Billy and Karen Vaughn on their new organization) New Location Just this month Tuesday, May 2 at Boca  (Also with Kirk Wolak) Wednesday, May 3 at Wellington  (Also with Marion Frank on Affordable Health Care)  for Alan Page, Southeast [...]

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 [...]