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March 7, 2017

Advocates gathered at the State Capitol and in cities throughout Florida to “Awake The State” on the opening day of the 2017 legislative session. The event at the Capitol was part of a series of statewide actions and events promoting a different agenda than Gov. Scott's: “a Florida that works for all Floridians.”

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February 23, 2017

Of Florida’s 29 senators and representatives in the U.S. Congress, 10 have voted 100% of the time for President Trump’s anti-environmental agenda, putting each of them squarely out of synch with public opinion in a state where a majority of residents say they are worried about global warming. 

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December 8, 2016
Today, the Florida Why Courts Matter coalition delivered a letter to Sen. Marco Rubio urging him to “work to end the obstruction of federal judicial nominees, starting with a full and fair hearing and an up-or-down vote this lame duck session on Chief Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court.” Read More
October 12, 2016
Today Floridians for Reproductive Freedom (FRF), a coalition of 51 organizations representing thousands of Floridians including trained health experts, delivered a letter to Gov. Rick Scott requesting “immediate and specific action on the Zika virus outbreak and the growing public health crisis in Florida”. Read More
August 24, 2016
Today, Progress Florida released a video highlighting the need for an independent investigation into Pam Bondi’s reported solicitation of a donation from Donald Trump and Bondi’s subsequent decision not to stand up for Floridians who reported to the attorney general’s office that they had been ripped off by Trump University. Read More

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