STAY INFORMED ATTEND HOT TOPICS
Want to be up-to-date on the issues and get a chance to ask questions of experts and candidates
as we head toward Florida’s primary and presidential elections?
Then the League’s monthly Hot Topics luncheon is the place to be!
In the months before the August and November elections, we plan to hold candidate forums, judicial discussions
as well as studies of voting groups such as Millennials.
The luncheons are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except in July) at :
Doors open at 11:20 AM, Program begins at 11:35 AM; the luncheon costs $25.00 for members and $35.00 for non-members.
Make your reservation below or contact PAT GRIERSON
The 2018 Legislative Session
Guns and School Safety
April 11, 11:30 am
Join us at the Sorosis Club, 501 E. Livingston St, Orlando
Legislators and other experts will examine the impact of the Parkland shootings on the 2018 Legislature, funding for schools and other key issues.
State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith was elected to the Legislature in 2016 and represents Florida House District 49. Previously, he worked as a legislative aide to former Democratic Reps. Joe Saunders and Scott Randolph.
State Sen. David Simmons is a Republican member of the Senate representing District 9 since 2010. He has served in the Legislature since 2000. During the last session he pushed for higher standards for private schools that take nearly $1 billion in state scholarships.
First Vice President League of Women Voters of Florida Patricia Brigham formed the League's statewide Gun Safety Committee, which she chairs. She has been an ardent campaigner for gun safety.
MODERATOR - UCF Associate Chair of Political Science Aubrey Jewett. Dr. Jewett is the co-author of "Politics in Florida, 2nd edition." He is a frequent expert source for local, state and national media.