The Weekly Politics Calendar For Florida and The United States

Here is what is happening this weeking in politics locally, in Washington and around the world.

 

MONDAY, JULY 16TH

President Trump to hold summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.  To return to the U.S. that evening.

2:00pm ET – Pinellas County Voter Registration Drive @ East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road South, Palm Harbor

7:00pm ET – Candidate Forum, CNCN Primary Election Candidate Forum @ Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Avenue, Palm Harbor

7:00pm ET – Greater Tarpon Springs Democratic Club monthly meeting @ Walton Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688; Phone:  727-505-3440; Email: [email protected]com; Web:  http://www.tarponspringsdemocrats.com/

7:00pm ET – Republican Club of Largo @ Alfano’s Restaurant, 1702 Clearwater Largo Road, Clearwater, FL 33756;Contact: Kimberly Berfield – (727) 244-8947 – [email protected] – http://largorepublicans.com

7:15pm ET – Largo/Mid-Pinellas Democratic Club Meeting @ Acropol Restaurant, 1170 Starkey Rd., Largo, FL; Contact:  Mary Lou Ambrose – (727) 433-4045 – [email protected]gmail.comhttp://www.largodemocrats.com/

TUESDAY, JULY 17TH

10:00am ET – U.S. Senate Hearing, Washington, DC – Hearings to examine the Administration’s government reorganization proposal.

10:00am    ET – U.S. House of Representatives at the nation’s capitol – Facebook Google and Twitter: Examining the Content Filtering Practices of Social Media Giants – Committee on the Judiciary

10:00am ET – U.S. House of Representatives at the nation’s capitol – The Future of Fossil: Energy Technologies Leading the Way – Committee on Science, Space, and Technology – Subcommittee on Energy

11:30am ET – Pinellas County Voter Registration Drive @ All Children’s Hospital, 501 6th Avenue South, St. Petersburg

2:00pm ET – Board of Pinellas County Commissioners Regular Meeting @ New Courthouse – 5th Floor Assembly Room, 315 Court St., Clearwater FL 33756; (727) 464-3485

6:00pm ET – Board of Pinellas County Commissioners Public Meeting @ New Courthouse – 5th Floor Assembly Room, 315 Court St., Clearwater FL 33756; (727) 464-3485

6:00pm ET – North Pinellas County Democratic Club Meeting @ Foundation for Scottish Arts, 1134 Douglas Ave, Dunedin, FL 34698: Chair: Karen Mullins – [email protected]gmail.com – (727) 733-5091

6:30pm ET – Democratic Environmental Caucus Meeting (West Central Florida Chapter) @ PCDEC Headquarters, 2250 1st Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33713; Chair: Bill Bucolo – [email protected] – (727) 557-5549 – http://www.environmentalcaucus.com/chapters/west-central-environmental-caucus

7:00pm ET – Pinellas County Young Democrats (PCYD) Meeting @ PCDEC Headquarters, 2250 1st Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33713; President: Johnny V Boykins – [email protected]com – http://www.pinellasyoungdems.org/ 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH

9:00am ET – Pinellas County Tourist Development Council Meeting @ New Courthouse – 5th Floor Assembly Room, 315 Court St., Clearwater FL 33756; Liz McCann – (727) 464-7261 – [email protected]

10:00am ET – U.S. Senate Hearing, Washington, DC – Hearings to examine reducing health care costs, focusing on eliminating excess health care spending and improving quality and value for patients.

10:00am ET – U.S. House of Representatives at the nation’s capitol – Are We Ready? Recovering from 2017 Disasters and Preparing for the 2018 Hurricane Season – Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

2:00pm ET – U.S. House of Representatives at the nation’s capitol – Hearing entitled “The Future of Money: Digital Currency” – Committee on Financial Services – Monetary Policy and Trade

5:30pm ET – Popcorn & Politics Candidate Forum @ Hyatt Place St. Petersburg, 25 2nd Street North, St. Petersburg

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5:30pm ET – Fundraising Reception for Ron DeSantis (R) for FL Governor @ Alaqua Country Club, 2091 Alaqua Drive, Longwood, FL – with Donald Trump, Jr. and Judge Jeanine Pirro.  RSVP – McKenzie Sanders – 612/940-9844 – [email protected]

7:00pm ET – St. Pete Republican Club Meeting @ St. Petersburg Community Church, 4501 30th Avenue North, St. Petersburg 33713; Speaker: Terry Krassner, Pinellas County School Board Member and Candidate; Contact:  Gail Hebert – (727) 526-2492 – [email protected]

THURSDAY, JULY 19TH

7:30am ET – Pinellas County Economic Development Council @ St. Petersburg College EpiCenter, 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760; Rhonda Caruso – (727) 464-8123 – [email protected]county.org

9:00am ET – U.S. House of Representatives at the nation’s capitol – Full Committee Hearing: Chinas Threat to American Government and Private Sector Research and Innovation Leadership – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

10:30am ET – Pinellas County Voter Registration Drive @ Ridgecrest Community Center – Neighborly Care Network, 2253 119th Street North, Largo

6:00pm ET – North Pinellas Republican Club Meeting @ Leo’s Italian Grill, 33286 US 19 N, Palm Harbor 34684; Speaker: Primary Election Candidate Forum; Contact: Ron Walker – (727) 639-1511 – [email protected]gmail.com – http://nprc.me/

7:00pm ET – Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County General Meeting @ PCDEC Headquarters, 2250 1st Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33713; Chair:  Susan McGrath – [email protected] – http://www.stonewallpinellas.org/about-us/our-officers/

FRIDAY, JULY 20TH

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SATURDAY, JULY 21ST

12:00pm ET – South St. Pete Democratic Club Meeting @ Sanderlin Center, 2335 22nd Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712; Contact:  Linda Lucas – (727) 866-7335 – [email protected]gmail.com

SUNDAY, JULY 22ND

8:00am ET – Pinellas County Voter Registration Drive @ Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 3200 North McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater

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