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November 13, 2013

TALLAHASSEE – This morning, Progress Florida and the Center for Media and Democracy released a new report detailing how the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) uses supposedly ‘independent’ front groups to advocate for public policies designed to benefit ALEC’s corporate funders which compliant lawmakers then push into law.

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October 9, 2013

FORT LAUDERDALE - Today Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner concluded the last of five meetings across the state, meetings supposedly designed to inform Supervisors of Elections and the public about Florida’s latest effort to remove alleged noncitizens from the voting rolls.

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September 25, 2013

TALLAHASSEE – Today, State Rep. Mark Pafford (D-West Palm Beach) was elected by his peers to serve as the new Minority Leader in the Florida House of Representatives.

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September 12, 2013

TALLAHASSEE, FL – On September 23rd members of the Florida Legislature will convene for the first legislative interim committee week prior to the 2014 legislative session and Open Enrollment will begin for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace on October 1st.

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June 25, 2013
TALLAHASSEE – This morning, Progress Florida released a new report detailing the damaging influence the corporate front group ALEC has on public education policy across the country. The report, entitled ALEC v Kids, documents the growing footprint that ALEC has in Florida, and across the country including its unprecedented access to elected officials and the drafting of ‘model’ education policy designed to benefit ALEC’s corporate funders which compliant lawmakers then push into law. Read More

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