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⚡️Please vote for Bill Nelson @SenBillNelson for U.S. Senate!

🙌He stands up for what is right!

☑️Bill Nelson stood up for the kids after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
👉At the CNN Town Hall, he pointed out that Governor Rick Scott didn’t show up and even defended NRA money recipient Marco Rubio ($3,303,355 received from the NRA) for having the "guts" to show up and take criticism. A lot of it.

☑️Time and time again Bill Nelson stands up for the Environment. After the BP oil spill, Nelson co-sponsored the RESTORE Act, which directed money from BP fines to states affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.…
☑️Nelson fought Rick Scott on censoring climate change terms such as “climate change,” “global warming” and “sustainability.”

☑️Nelson introduced an amendment to prevent federal agencies from censoring official communications on climate change.…
ℹ️Posting source article where former employees of Florida Department of Environmental Protection discussed how key phrases such as "climate change," "global warming" and "sustainability" were banned by the Scott administration.…
☑️June 27, 2013, Nelson co-sponsored the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2013, giving $20.5 million annually for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to mitigate the harmful effects of algal blooms and hypoxia.
🤮This is a problem around the world and in #Florida, specifically Lake Okeechobee, the St. Lucie River and the Caloosahatchee River.…
🌬️After Hurricane Maria, Nelson stood up for #PuertoRico when they didn’t get immediate aid and welcomed people to #Florida who could no longer live there.

🤝Puerto Rico Governor Rosselló called Nelson a "champion for Puerto Rico, and a great friend."…
☑️Nelson stood up for LGBTQ rights, women’s rights, immigrants’ rights, has an F rating from the NRA, stood up against torture by CIA agents, for lower interest rates on student loans, the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare), I can’t list them all but you can visit his website.
☑️He’s got the experience!

☑️Knows how to solve difficult problems

☑️U.S. Senate (1991-present)

☑️Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner & Fire Marshall of #Florida (1979-1991)

☑️U.S. House of Representatives (1979-1991) 6 terms!
☑️2nd Member of Congress ever to fly in space Mission STS-61-C…in space for 6 days, 2 hours and 3 minutes!

☑️Florida House of Representatives 47th District (1972-1978) 3 terms!

☑️Captain U.S. Army Reserves (1965-68, 1970-71) Active Duty (1968-70)
☑️Undergraduate Education: University of Florida @UF

☑️Yale University @Yale

☑️Law School: University of Virginia @UVALaw

🗳️Please Vote! Primary in #Florida is August 28th!

ℹ️If you haven't registered, here's some important information:

🌴One of the polls out on the #Florida Senate race, is done by Florida Atlantic University, a known Koch campus. #UnKochMyCampus

🧂I would take any poll from that University with a grain of salt.…
💥Florida Atlantic University was also recently involved in a scandal. Professor Marshall DeRosa,, who received a grant from the Koch Foundation, claimed "blacks caused slavery" and called Caitlin Jenner a “freak of nature.”

DeRosa has tenure.…
❗️The grant was to teach inmates in a privatized prison run by Boca Raton-based GEO Group.

🙈🙉🙊Five reasons Boca Private Prison Company Geo Group is Evil:…
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