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For Immediate Release June 4, 2014 Contact: Eric Conrad, Communications Director Press@GwenGraham.com | (904) 504-4318 Gwen Graham Congratulates Gulf Fisherman on Local Management Victory Tallahassee, Fla. – Gwen Graham congratulated local fisherman on their victory after Congress voted in opposition to an amendment for this year’s Commerce, Justice, and Science Bill sponsored by Representative Steve Southerland that would have limited local fishermen’s ability to use... Read More →
This past Memorial Day weekend I had the pleasure of joining Captain Billy Archer and his deckhand Jimmy Lee as a crewmember aboard the Seminole Wind charter fishing boat for my 11th workday. We started this beautiful and clear day in Panama City with Captain Archer walking us through the entire process of owning and operating a charter fishing boat. Leaving from St. Andrew’s Marina at eight in the morning, our fishing trip began with one of the most necessary steps: catching bait. Captain... Read More →
For Immediate Release May 21, 2014 Contact: Eric Conrad, Communications Director Press@GwenGraham.com Gwen Graham Calls for Action to Combat Veterans Affairs Crisis Tallahassee, FL — Today, in response to President Obama’s remarks on the Veterans Affairs backlog crisis, Gwen Graham released the following statement: “It is despicable and wholly unacceptable for any of our veterans to be denied the care they need when they need it. These are heroes, many of whom served in some of the... Read More →
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May 2014
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Ludicrous

Last week and again today, Congressman Steve Southerland sent out an email about what he considers North Florida values. Unfortunately, Congressman Southerland and his Tea Party friends don’t seem to know what North Florida values really are. We here in North Florida roll up our sleeves when the going gets tough and work together to find solutions for issues facing our community. Sadly, time after time, Southerland has chosen partisanship over the people of North Florida. It is... Read More →
Over the weekend I got to spend time with some great friends from the Bay county area, old and new. From the first day of my campaign last year, I’ve made it my goal to visit as much of the district as possible but Saturday’s office opening in Panama City was more like a homecoming. We had a great crowd of over sixty people at the event and the office was brimming with excitement. When it finally came time to start the program, we had to take the party outside just so we could all fit. Our... Read More →
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May 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2014 Contact: Eric Conrad, Communications Director Press@GwenGraham.com | (904) 504-4318 Gwen Graham Calls for Congressional Leadership with New Economic Plan North Florida values like supporting the middle class, equal pay for women and helping local businesses create jobs highlighted Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Gwen Graham announced her economic plan to help grow our economy for middle class families, with a focus on values that matter to North Floridians... Read More →
01
May 2014
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I’m in!

Just a bit ago I signed the final forms needed to officially qualify for this race. We’ve been working hard for the last year to give middle class families in North Florida an independent voice that will stand up for their values. Today makes everything official. For too long, partisan interests have played games with the lives of the people in this district. It’s time to change that.Thanks for all of your hard work. On to November! - Gwen Read More →
For Immediate Release: April 10th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL — After spending her 10th workday on patrol with the Gretna Police Department, Gwen Graham released a statement slamming Congressman Steve Southerland’s vote today for the short-sighted Ryan budget — a budget that makes drastic cuts to grants vital to North Florida’s police departments and raises taxes on the middle class all to pay for more tax... Read More →
For Immediate Release: April 8th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914   TALLAHASSEE, FL  – Following the Senate’s bipartisan passage of emergency unemployment insurance, today Gwen Graham issued the following statement urging Congressman Southerland to take up this critical measure in the House:   “This is exactly the kind of thing North Floridians can’t stand about Washington’s out of touch priorities. The same Congressman Steve... Read More →
For Immediate Release: April 3, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today Gwen Graham announced that her campaign has qualified by petition for the ballot.  In an early sign of the campaign’s strong grassroots strength across the district, more than 4,500 individual North Florida residents have submitted a petition endorsing Gwen’s campaign to bring North Florida’s independent, results-oriented values back to Washington. “I am so... Read More →
On One-Year Anniversary of Graham Campaign, Washington Special Interests Rush to Defend Vulnerable Incumbent For Immediate Release: April 2, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In a message to campaign supporters and voters across North Florida, Gwen Graham reflected on the year that has passed since announcing her campaign for Congress on April 2, 2013. Graham shared some personal moments from the past year, but wrote that... Read More →
Graham urges Republicans and Democrats to work together to responsibly reduce wasteful spending, protect North Florida seniors, students and businesses. For Immediate Release: April 2, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Following the announcement of the Republican Budget, Gwen Graham issued the following statement: “I am deeply committed to cutting Washington’s out of control spending – but this budget represents the wrong... Read More →
For Immediate Release: March 13th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914   TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Gwen Graham issued the following statement of condolence on the passing of former Florida Governor Reubin Askew. “Today we remember the life and legacy of Governor Reubin Askew. He was a great statesman and public servant for the people of Florida.   Governor Askew showed Florida and America true leadership. He understood what it meant to put... Read More →
As you’ve probably heard by now, this race is gearing up to be one of the most competitive in the nation.  The most crucial step toward showing the grassroots strength of our campaign is collecting enough petition signatures to qualify for the ballot.   With this is mind, I am writing to you today to ask you to help us get there.  This weekend in Tallahassee, on both Saturday and Sunday at 10:00am and 1:00pm, we will be joining with others and heading into the community to start... Read More →
10
Mar 2014
BIG News: A brand-new poll just released shows that voters in our district are fed up with the broken politics of Washington – Tea Party Congressman Steve Southerland and Gwen are in a statistical dead heat! Not only that, if the election were held today, only 36% of voters would re-elect Congressman Southerland compared to 49% of voters who want someone new! North Florida voters are absolutely FED UP with our opponent and his irresponsible voting record for this district, and this... Read More →
05
Mar 2014
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My friend, Gwen

Serving for 16 years as the President Emeritus of Florida A&M University, I saw the potential for any child to succeed both personally and academically, given the right opportunity. My job as an educator and our job as parents are to ensure our children receive that chance to succeed. Gwen Graham has proven herself a tireless advocate for education and the equality of opportunity made possible through academia. During her time with the Leon County School District, she worked to put high... Read More →
For Immediate Release: February 25th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Gwen Graham announced that her campaign has been endorsed by the Blue Dog Coalition – a group of independent minded, fiscally conservative Democrats. “I’m honored to receive the endorsement from the Blue Dog Democrats who share my commitment to North Florida values: fiscal conservatism, making government do more with less, and bringing folks together to... Read More →
By March 31st we need to collect over 4,500 petitions to show our support throughout North Florida. If you are registered to vote in Florida’s 2nd Congressional district we need your help. If you haven’t already done so, please help Gwen by signing the petition or sharing the petition with your family and friends. Please download the petition, print it out and sign it. Once signed, you can mail your petition to: Graham for Congress P.O. Box 310 Tallahassee, FL 32302 Read More →
For Immediate Release: February 18th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Gwen Graham, candidate in Florida’s second congressional district, released the following statement underscoring the importance of the Farm Bill for farmers in the second congressional district following her work day on Bobbie and Ed Golden’s sixty-eight acre goat ranch just outside of Monticello. Graham’s workday coincided with a visit from the Florida... Read More →
For Immediate Release: January 30th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 Tallahassee, FL – Today, Gwen Graham, candidate in Florida’s second congressional district, issued the following statement following yesterday’s passage of the Farm Bill through the House of Representatives:  “After unnecessary delay, the House of Representatives has finally come together to pass a Farm Bill. The farmers in North Florida will finally have certainty when... Read More →