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By Damien Filer - July 7, 2017

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.

By Damien Filer - July 6, 2017

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.

By Jon Bleyer - June 16, 2017

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By Damien Filer - June 15, 2017

"Today, Gov. Rick Scott ignored thousands of parents, teachers and community leaders who have spoken out against this travesty of a bill and embraced a secret and unaccountable process to deal an underhanded sucker punch to public education in our state."

By Mark Ferrulo - June 14, 2017

The health care plan being assembled in the Senate is undoubtedly a travesty. What’s more - it’s an affront to representative democracy. 

By Mark Ferrulo - June 9, 2017

Instead of being given a helping hand, Florida’s public schools are being dealt a big sucker punch. HB 7069, if signed by Gov. Scott, would devastate public schools, shortchange teachers, and finance a huge giveaway to corporate charter school chains.

By Jon Bleyer - June 9, 2017

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By Damien Filer - June 2, 2017

"If a budget is a statement of our values, then this budget is a gross showcase of the warped, twisted, and irresponsible priorities of Gov. Scott, Speaker Corcoran, President Negron and legislative leadership."

By Jon Bleyer - June 2, 2017

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By Mark Ferrulo - June 1, 2017

Millions of Florida children, seniors, and families have health care today through the Affordable Care Act or Medicaid. The Republican health care plan has put their future in doubt.

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