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Florida Legislature: #HearTheBills on gun safety

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 3:50pm
In the wake of yet another terrible mass shooting in Florida - this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland - grief and anger at the lack of action on gun safety has turned into courage and determination.Tags: Hear The BillsGun SafetyAssault Weapons BanUniversal Background Checksbump stocksrisk protection orders

Best of the Blogs: On Again

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 7:26am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 2-9-18
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Best of the Blogs: Final Report

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 8:36am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-26-18
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A major attack on Florida's working families

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 4:04pm
Instead of addressing critical economic challenges facing hardworking Floridians, some Florida legislators are trying to make things even harder for teachers, nurses, bus drivers, and other public employees that form the backbone of our communities.

Best of the Blogs: Lemon Plan

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 8:58am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-12-18
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Progress Florida launches ad campaign against fake clinics

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 8:54am
With the Florida House poised to debate HB 41 on the floor today, Progress Florida is calling on Florida lawmakers to reject this legislation that would funnel taxpayer dollars to anti-abortion “crisis pregnancy centers” that spread misinformation and false information to pregnant women.

Floridians Awake The State on first day of session

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:16pm
As the 2018 legislative session kicked off, advocates gathered at The Capitol to “Awake The State” for a Florida that works for every Floridian, not just the wealthy and well-connected.

Best of the Blogs: All In

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 8:38am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-5-18
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For the Florida we love

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 7:12am
As we saw throughout this year, when progressives organize, mobilize, and fight back, we stand a good chance at winning even against seemingly impossible odds. In 2018, with your help, here are just some of the things Progress Florida will be doing.Tags: FrackingHealth CareAffordable Care ActReproductive Freedom

Awake The State on January 9th

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 3:22pm
After nearly eight years in power, Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leadership’s economic policies have failed to deliver for everyday Floridians. It’s time to stand up and fight back for a Florida that works for all Floridians. It’s time to Awake The State.Tags: Awake The StateFlorida LegislatureRick Scott

Best of the Blogs: Game Changer

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 8:33am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 12-22-17
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Best of the Blogs: In Response

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 8:21am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 12-1-17
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RicksRecession.com Shines Spotlight On Half Of Florida's Counties Still In Recession

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 9:05am

As Rick Scott enters his final legislative session, For Florida’s Future, a working families advocacy group, is launching RicksRecession.com, a new website highlighting the majority of counties still mired in a recession, and the nearly half of households in Florida who qualify as working poor.

It's now or never in Florida

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 9:04am

Not in recent memory has Florida faced more challenges (or opportunities) than it does right now. Make a contribution today as part of #GivingTuesday and fuel the fight to win big progressive victories in 2018.

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Best of the Blogs: The Eyes Have It

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:55am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-17-17
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Today, vote Kriseman for St. Pete Mayor!

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:48am

It’s no stretch to say the future of St. Pete hinges on today’s Mayoral Election. With polls showing a razor-thin margin every vote is critical, so if you haven’t already, I’m urging you to join me by casting your ballot today in support of Mayor Rick Kriseman.

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12,000+ Floridians demand nursing home investigation

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:28am

Today, advocates delivered petition signatures from more than 12,000 concerned Floridians urging the Florida Legislature to launch an investigation into Gov. Rick Scott and his administration’s role in the tragedy that led to the avoidable deaths of 14 Florida nursing home residents following Hurricane Irma. 

Best of the Blogs: Privacy Parts

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 8:23am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-3-17
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