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NextGen Climate, For Florida’s Future lead nationwide anti-Trump day of action

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Today, as Donald Trump prepares to accept the Republican presidential nomination, Floridians from Tampa to Miami joined NextGen Climate and For Florida’s Future to send a simple message: “Dump Trump.” The events held today in downtown Tampa, at Miami’s Freedom Tower, at Trump’s Doral Golf Course and Trump’s Sunny Isle Palace and International properties, were part of a nationwide day of action joining thousands of Americans and dozens of simultaneous events across the country to stand against the looming nominee’s…

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NextGen Climate gives its take on Florida general election

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NextGen Climate, super PAC backed by environmentalist Tom Steyer whose mission is to avert climate disaster, is weighing in on the Florida general election, in the wake of Tuesday’s primary election results, with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton winning big. “Whether it’s putting our coastal cities underwater, poisoning our communities, or damaging our economy, Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates are wrong for Florida’s families—and the wrong choice to address the climate crisis,” said Jackie Lee, NextGen Florida State Director. “The…

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Mitch Perry Report for 1.29.16 – Ted Cruz fails to rise to the occasion

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On MSNBC Frtiday morning, mega-pundit Mark Halperin said of Thursday night’s GOP president debate: “Ted Cruz did fine, Marco Rubio did fine.” With all due respect, Mr. Halperin, that’s pure poppycock. Cruz was supposedly the Big Dog on stage, what with the “elephant not in the room.” He blew it, and probably any chance of winning Iowa (His principled stance against ethanol subsidies isn’t helping him there either). No Iowa, no nomination, it says in this column. In a new twist,…

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NextGen Climate to boost grassroots clean energy efforts in Florida

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In 2014, NextGen Climate, well-heeled environmental activist Tom Steyer‘s political action committee, spent an estimated $12 million in Florida to try to oust Rick Scott as Governor. Scott defeated Democrat Charlie Crist in a closely fought contest. Last fall, the super PAC announced that they would launch a “seven-figure” television ad campaign, calling on presidential candidates and other political leaders to commit to moving the country to 50 percent clean energy by 2030. At the same time they announced the launch of a six-figure digital campaign urging…

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NextGen Climate to Air new TV and digital ads GOP Debate

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With the emphasis on the economy, the GOP presidential candidates may actually field a question or two on their thoughts on climate change in Wednesday night’s debate. Just in time for the Boulder experience, NextGen Climate has announced that they will air an ad on broadcast and digital platforms during the debate, calling on our next president to lead the world on climate change action and lay out a plan to achieve more than 50 percent clean energy by 2030.…

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NextGen Climate asks Marco Rubio to detail his energy plan

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NextGen Climate, the environmental PAC out of California led by Tom Steyer, is launching a new TV ad on Friday calling on Marco Rubio to lay out a concrete plan to power America with clean energy when he unveils his campaign’s platform later today. The new television ad “What’s Your Plan?” features Rubio’s comments last week calling for the United States to lead on clean energy. At a campaign stop in New Hampshire, Rubio said, “I want us to lead the world in renewables. I…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.16.15 — Sam Rashid ignores Rick Scott’s call to step down from Aviation Authority

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Sam Rashid is still a member of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority as of 7 a.m. this morning, despite the fact that by doing so, he is directly snubbing Gov. Rick Scott, the man who appointed him to the agency last year and is now calling on him to resign from the board. “Governor Scott expects him to resign and would accept his resignation,” spokeswoman Jackie Schutz tells the Tampa Bay Times’ Steve Contorno in this morning’s paper. The reason why the governor is telling Sam Rashid…

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