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Keep Florida's courts independent

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 1:34pm

Florida’s judicial system was once a model for the nation. Unfortunately, that’s no longer the case. That’s why Progress Florida, on behalf of the Florida Access to Justice Project, has officially submitted a series of proposed revisions to Florida’s Constitution.

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Clone of Best of the Blogs: Wrong Track

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 8:02am

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 7-14-17
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.

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Let's Get Politics Out Of Florida's Courts

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 2:00pm

Earlier today, we sent a letter to the Constitution Revision Commission which included a proposed constitutional amendment to depoliticize the judicial nominating process in Florida.

Tags: Florida ConstitutionConstitution Revision CommissionFlorida Access To Justice ProjectJudicial Nominating Commissions

Thousands of Floridians oppose seismic airgun testing and drilling off Florida's coast

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 10:48am

Today, Progress Florida and Environmental Action delivered more than 7,000 petitions from Floridians urging the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deny permits for seismic airgun surveys – the first step toward offshore drilling – in protected areas of the Atlantic Ocean, including along the Florida coastline.