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Our neighbors in the Bahamas

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:43pm
Floridians always come together during times of crisis and natural disaster, and our neighbors in the Bahamas need our help. While we count our blessings that Hurricane Dorian’s impacts on our communities here in Florida will be minimal, the families and neighborhoods of our closest Caribbean neighbor, just 50 miles off our coast, have been utterly devastated. Tags: Hurricane DorianThe BahamasHurricane Relief

Public to FDOT: No Roads To Ruin!

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 5:41pm
On Tuesday, numerous statewide and regional organizations made a strong stance against the toll roads discussed at the launch of Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) M-CORES task forces meeting.

Stop Florida's “Roads to Ruin” toll roads

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 10:44am
Despite overwhelming public opposition, the legislature passed, and Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill to create three major new toll roads that will destroy large swaths of Florida’s last remaining rural lands, pollute waterways, and threaten endangered wildlife including the iconic Florida manatee and panther.Tags: Roads To RuinToll RoadsRon DeSantisM-CORESFlorida PantherManatee

VOTE! In our Democratic Presidential Primary Straw Poll

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 9:05am
The presidential primaries are heating up, with two major debates in the books. If you had to vote today in the Democratic Party Presidential Primary, who would you vote for?Tags: 2020 Election2020 Presidential PrimaryDemocratic Party

A slow motion disaster in the Gulf

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 10:30am
An oil rig has been continuously leaking oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the past 14 years, one of the worst offshore disasters in U.S. history. Taylor Energy has been fighting a federal order to stop the leak, so we’re joining our allies at Environmental Action and calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect the Gulf and enforce the order.Tags: Oil DrillingTaylor EnergyEnvironmental Protection Agency

Statement on Gov. DeSantis’ forced resignation of Judicial Nominating Commission chair Alan Landman

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 2:22pm
"When politicians are picking their voters instead of the other way around, they call it gerrymandering. So, what do you call it when a politician picks the judge for his nominating commission to nominate? I’ll tell you what you don’t call it and that’s judicial independence."

2019 “People First” Report Card for Florida Lawmakers Released

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 8:14am
Progress Florida today unveiled its 2019 “People First” Report Card grading lawmakers on many of the most prominent votes they cast during the past legislative session. The grades take into account votes across a wide range of issues, helping Floridians discern if their representatives and senators in Tallahassee are fighting on their behalf – or are instead serving powerful corporate special interests and ideological extremism.