Progress Florida Blog

By Jon Bleyer - January 11, 2019
Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-11-19. Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.
By Mark Ferrulo - January 10, 2019
This past week the Miami Herald and Tampa Bay Times published a shocking investigative news story on Rick Scott’s Department of Health and how they delayed for months notifying Floridians their well water had been contaminated with dangerous cancer-causing chemicals.
By Damien Filer - January 8, 2019
“The current system has clearly failed to reflect the nonpartisan, diverse, and qualified judiciary the people of Florida want and deserve,” said Trelvis Randolph, General Counsel of the Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP. “Gov. DeSantis has the opportunity to begin to right this injustice and set Florida up for a brighter future.”
By Mark Ferrulo - December 20, 2018
Going into 2019, it’s a time of unprecedented challenges to Florida’s environment, our voting rights, reproductive freedom, neighborhood public schools, and more.
By Jon Bleyer - December 15, 2018
Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 12-14-18. Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.
By Mark Ferrulo - December 14, 2018
Yesterday the St. Petersburg City Council took decisive action to reduce single use plastics. A big thank you to those of you who sent a letter to the St. Petersburg City Council in support of the new ordinance!
By Damien Filer - December 13, 2018
As the December 15th deadline for Affordable Care Act open enrollment nears, the latest numbers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) show that Florida and the nation are being impacted by Trump Administration cuts to Affordable Care Act (ACA) Navigators and publicity outreach.
By Mark Ferrulo - December 10, 2018
In St. Pete, we have a plastic problem. Nothing we use for a few minutes should pollute our environment for hundreds of years but that’s exactly what is happening.
By Mark Ferrulo - December 5, 2018
Urge Sen. Rubio to join other Atlantic coast senators and oppose seismic airgun blasting, as well as any proposal that would provide giveaways to Big Oil at the expense of our coastal communities and marine life.
By Amy Weintraub - November 30, 2018
The Floridians for Reproductive Freedom coalition (FRF) has launched the new online home and resource center for Florida’s reproductive rights movement at www.FloridaReproFreedom.org.

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