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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.

Activists in St. Petersburg to join national Day of Action in opposition to abortion bans

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:31am
The local Tampa Bay movement for reproductive freedom and justice is ramping up following Alabama’s passage of a total ban on abortion last week, and as a wave of other extreme laws stripping reproductive freedom sweeps the country — from Georgia to Ohio to Missouri to Texas.

Rally in St. Pete against the Billionaire Blvd Toll Roads

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 2:37pm

Join us and our many allies tomorrow (Tuesday, May 14) at Williams Park in downtown St. Pete as we rally to persuade Gov. DeSantis to VETO the Billionaire Boulevard Bill (SB 7068). This asphalt industry backed legislation opens the door to allowing three new tollroads through Florida’s largest remaining swaths of rural, wild, agricultural and undeveloped lands. Together, we'll tell the governor to STOP this disastrous plan for hundreds of miles of new toll roads that will destroy critical wildlife corridors, degrade waterways, and replace our countryside with out of control urban sprawl.

Tags: Ron DeSantisBillionaire BoulevardSB 7068Toll Roads

Call Gov. DeSantis: Veto The Billionaire Boulevard

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 3:30am
The Billionaire Boulevard bill is heading to Gov. DeSantis's desk as I write this. Let’s stop this unconscionable waste of taxpayer dollars to build environmentally destructive toll roads through rural Florida. Call Gov. DeSantis right now at 850-717-9337 and urge him to veto the Billionaire Boulevard.Tags: Ron DeSantisBillionaire BouelvardSB 7068Environment