Progress Florida Blog

By Jon Bleyer - April 17, 2015
Progress Florida Education Center's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 4-17-15
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By Damien Filer - April 13, 2015

"Rubio has been on the wrong side of nearly every important issue."

By Jon Bleyer - April 10, 2015
Progress Florida Education Center's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 4-10-15
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By Damien Filer - April 9, 2015

Both Republicans and Democrats in the Florida Senate have agreed to expand health coverage, and it’s time for the House and Gov. Scott to follow suit. Let’s break the logjam.

By Mark Ferrulo - April 8, 2015

Two dirty and dangerous fracking bills are rapidly advancing in the legislature. We need to let our legislators know the best way to protect Florida’s water is to ban fracking, not accommodate it.

By Jon Bleyer - April 3, 2015
Progress Florida Education Center's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 4-3-15
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center's popular free Daily Clips service.
By Damien Filer - April 2, 2015

“Big Sugar supporters hiring actors to pretend to protest is pathetic,” said Progress Florida Executive Director Mark Ferrulo. “Someone should ask who is paying for artificial sweetener to make polluting the Everglades and our drinking water easier to swallow.” 

By Mark Ferrulo - March 31, 2015
Write your state legislators today: demand Amendment 1 funding be used as intended: for water and land conservation, not politicians’ pet projects.
By Julie Hauserman - March 30, 2015

Women shouldn't have to unnecessarily postpone access to an abortion for 24 hours. SB 724 has no basis in science, and in some parts of Florida, this could mean as much as 400 miles and eight hours of travel to get access to care.

By Damien Filer - March 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE — Last week, clean energy advocates, in the spirit of “Sunshine Week”, made a public records request for all correspondence between the governor and Department of Environmental Protection related to Gov. Rick Scott’s unwritten, but standing policy banning the words “climate change” and “global warming” in public documents and other communications.

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