Entries by J Mark Barfield

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Florida Libertarians Join Nationwide Park Cleanup Effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 11, 2019 Contact: Marcos Miralles, Chairman, Libertarian Party of Florida chair@lpf.org   MIAMI – Libertarian Party of Florida affiliates will join with Libertarian affiliates around the nation this weekend to respond to the federal government’s failure to fulfill its commitment to the public. Brevard and Sarasota County Libertarians will be out […]

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Florida Libertarians Find Success in Midterm Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 14, 2018 Contact: Marcos Miralles, Chairman, Libertarian Party of Florida chair@lpf.org MIAMI – With more than a half million votes cast for Florida Libertarians this week, state Chairman Marcos Miralles said the election was a success. “The contributions from our volunteers and our donors have created an environment for the Libertarian […]

Support Libertarian’s First Steps in the Voting Booth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 1, 2018 Contact: Marcos Miralles, Chairman, Libertarian Party of Florida chair@lpf.org MIAMI – When you vote this week, please support the Libertarian Party of Florida First Step Program. The program was created earlier this year to establish Libertarian leadership in communities throughout the state. The goals of the program are to […]

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LPF Recommends NO for Amendment 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 28, 2018 Contact: Marcos Miralles, Chairman, Libertarian Party of Florida chair@lpf.org MIAMI – The Florida Lobbying Restrictions Amendment would significantly restrict former officials’ ability to lobby current government lawmakers. Let’s take a look at it. Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers (Proposal 39) – Expands current restrictions on lobbying […]

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Our Recommendation for Amendment 9: NO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 17, 2018 Contact: Marcos Miralles, Chairman, Libertarian Party of Florida chair@lpf.org   Amendment 9, if approved, would ban both offshore drilling and indoor vaping as though they have anything to do with each other! The “Florida Ban Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Ban Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces Amendment” is […]

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LPF Recommendation for Amendment 7: NO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 17, 2018 Contact: Marcos Miralles, Chairman, Libertarian Party of Florida chair@lpf.org   The seventh ballot proposal Florida voters will consider this November is the impossibly-named “Florida First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits, Supermajority Board Votes for College Fees, and State College System Amendment.” Even though we agree with one of […]

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LPF Recommends YES Vote for Amendment 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 17, 2018 Contact: Marcos Miralles, Chairman, Libertarian Party of Florida chair@lpf.org   Once again, the Constitutional Revision Commission “bundled” three unrelated topics into one, the “Repeal Prohibition on Aliens’ Property Ownership, Delete Obsolete Provision on High-Speed Rail, and Repeal of Criminal Statutes’ Effect on Prosecution Amendment.” However, we would vote YES […]