Progress Florida Blog

By Jon Bleyer - February 5, 2016
Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 2-5-16
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By Mark Ferrulo - February 2, 2016
Last week, the Florida House, at the behest of Big Oil lobbyists, advanced a pro-fracking bill that would strip cities and counties’ legal authority to ban this dirty, dangerous, and environmentally destructive drilling in their communities.
By Jon Bleyer - January 29, 2016
Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-29-16
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By Mark Ferrulo - January 28, 2016
When Florida voters overwhelmingly passed the Water and Land Conservation Amendment 1, they sent a loud and clear message to policy-makers - preserve and protect what remains of Florida’s amazing waterways and precious open spaces.
By Mark Ferrulo - January 27, 2016
Florida is facing a real crisis in mental health care. Send a letter to House Speaker Crisafulli today and urge him to make mental health funding a priority this legislative session by closing the coverage gap.
By Jon Bleyer - January 22, 2016
Progress Florida Education Center's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-22-16
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By Jon Bleyer - January 15, 2016
Progress Florida Education Center's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-15-16
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By Ray Seaman - January 13, 2016
Earlier this week, Progress Florida joined Environment Florida and the Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida in a legal challenge filed by Earthjustice to the so-called "Smart Solar" amendment backed by Florida's big utilities.
By Damien Filer - January 13, 2016
As Florida lawmakers prepare to consider a measure that would impose term limits on state appellate judges, Progress Florida Executive Director Mark Ferrulo issued the following statement on behalf of the Florida Access to Justice Project.
By Damien Filer - January 12, 2016
Policy experts and advocates in Tallahassee sought to “Awake The State” on the opening day of the 2016 legislative session as a counterpoint to Gov. Rick Scott and his allies’ extremist agenda that rewards their corporate backers while ignoring the needs of everyday Floridians.

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