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Our best chance to ban fracking in Florida

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 9:32am
After years of growing grassroots pressure, we have an amazing opportunity to protect Florida’s environment, drinking water, and public health for generations to come.Tags: Fracking

Video Exposes Florida’s Anti-Abortion Fake Clinics

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 5:29pm
In the week that marks the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Progress Florida launched a new short video that exposes Florida fake clinics, sometimes called crisis pregnancy centers or CPCs.

Best of the Blogs: Share of Troubles

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 8:48am
Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-11-19. Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.Tags: Best Of The BlogsProgress Florida

"I don't think they care...it's scary."

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 9:09am
This past week the Miami Herald and Tampa Bay Times published a shocking investigative news story on Rick Scott’s Department of Health and how they delayed for months notifying Floridians their well water had been contaminated with dangerous cancer-causing chemicals.Tags: Florida Department of HealthWaterMiami HeraldRick ScottAshley MoodyEnvironmental Protection AgencyUS Attorney General

DeSantis remaking Supreme Court with no African American representation for first time in decades

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 9:19am
“The current system has clearly failed to reflect the nonpartisan, diverse, and qualified judiciary the people of Florida want and deserve,” said Trelvis Randolph, General Counsel of the Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP. “Gov. DeSantis has the opportunity to begin to right this injustice and set Florida up for a brighter future.”

Hey Florida, we need to talk

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 7:02pm
Going into 2019, it’s a time of unprecedented challenges to Florida’s environment, our voting rights, reproductive freedom, neighborhood public schools, and more.

Best of the Blogs: Huddle Up

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 1:01pm
Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 12-14-18. Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.Tags: Best Of The BlogsProgress Florida

Victory! St. Pete passes single use plastics ordinance.

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 1:43pm
Yesterday the St. Petersburg City Council took decisive action to reduce single use plastics. A big thank you to those of you who sent a letter to the St. Petersburg City Council in support of the new ordinance!Tags: St. PetersburgSingle Use PlasticsPolystyrenePlastic StrawsPlastics

Florida ACA signups impacted by federal cuts

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 8:23am
As the December 15th deadline for Affordable Care Act open enrollment nears, the latest numbers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) show that Florida and the nation are being impacted by Trump Administration cuts to Affordable Care Act (ACA) Navigators and publicity outreach.

St. Pete, we have a plastic problem

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 7:00pm
In St. Pete, we have a plastic problem. Nothing we use for a few minutes should pollute our environment for hundreds of years but that’s exactly what is happening. Tags: St. PetersburgEnvironmentPlasticsSingle Use PlasticsPolystyrenePlastic Straws

Our marine life is under attack

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 9:09am
Urge Sen. Rubio to join other Atlantic coast senators and oppose seismic airgun blasting, as well as any proposal that would provide giveaways to Big Oil at the expense of our coastal communities and marine life.Tags: Marco RubioOil DrillingBig OilSeismic Testing

Floridians for Reproductive Freedom launches new online home for Florida’s abortion rights movement

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 1:17pm
The Floridians for Reproductive Freedom coalition (FRF) has launched the new online home and resource center for Florida’s reproductive rights movement at www.FloridaReproFreedom.org.

Best of the Blogs: About Tuesday

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 8:43am
Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-30-18. Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.Tags: Best Of The BlogsProgress Florida

Fight hard and smart

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 7:32am
If there was ever a time for Florida progressives to organize, stand up, and fight for the changes our state needs, it’s right now.Tags: GIving Tuesday

You can ensure every Floridan's vote counts

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:19pm
If you haven’t already and are able to, please sign up for a recount activity in your region. We have a chance to protect the most basic part of our Democracy, the right for everyone’s vote to be counted. There is nothing more important.Tags: Florida Recount 2018Bill NelsonAndrew GillumNikki FriedRick ScottRon DeSantisMatt Caldwell

Dusting ourselves off

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:28pm
We had some disappointing, heart-wrenching defeats last night, but also some important victories worth celebrating. Today we're dusting ourselves off and continuing the fight to move Florida forward. That fight was aided in important ways last night.Tags: 2018 ElectionsAmendment 4Amendment 9Anna EskamaniJennifer WebbPublic TransportationPublic Education

Not everyone knows what to do today

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 7:00am
Here’s the thing, not everyone has been paying attention or knows what to do today. That may be hard to believe given everything you’ve seen and heard recently, but ask anyone who’s making calls or knocking on doors for campaigns - these people exist and you may know some of them.Tags: Make A Plan To Vote2018 Elections

Best of the Blogs: Second Chances

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 9:43am
Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-2-18. Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.Tags: Best Of The BlogsProgress Florida

Vote No On Amendment 5 - Florida Can't Afford More Cuts To Health Care

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 4:14pm
By Marlyn Hoilette, RN. With millions of Floridians uninsured, the state ranks a lowly 46 out of 50 for the rate of residents who have health care coverage.Tags: Florida Amendment 5Health CareMedicaid

Let these 1.4 million Floridians vote

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 4:28pm
It’s both shocking and embarrassing that nearly 1.4 million Floridians who have paid their debt to society are permanently barred from exercising their right to vote. As Floridians who have our right to vote, we can and must right this wrong. That means voting Yes on Amendment 4.Tags: Florida Amendment 4Make A Plan To Vote