Fort Myers, Florida
is a city in Florida
. It is the county seat
of Lee County
. Fort Myers will be host to a Chicago Tea Party
on February 27, 2009
to protest the stimulus bill.
- Main article: Florida government sector lobbying
Fort Myers has reported $164,400 spent on lobbying between 2004-2008 (see table).
Reported lobbying expenditures, 2004-2008
|| Amount spent on lobbying
- See also: Florida League of Cities
Fort Myers pays membership dues to the Florida League of Cities, a government sector lobbying association.
Intimidation tactics enter local petition drive
Accusations are flying around Fort Myers, FL about police using "excessive force" and activists using "coercion" during a petition drive to set up a police review board. The group has collected 1,500 valid signatures and intends to gather the remaining 1000. However, the Police Union plans to contact all those have signed the petition either by calling, mail or by going door to door and asking them to remove their signature or refuse to sign if asked to.right|State map of Initiative and Referendum rights]]