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May 2, 2014

When legislative leadership and Gov. Scott are done pouring the champagne and patting themselves on the back, they should reflect on how they failed our state by putting deep-pocketed campaign contributors and partisan politics ahead of the needs of working Floridians and the middle class.

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March 4, 2014

TALLAHASSEE – With Gov. Rick Scott’s State of the State address and the opening of the 2014 legislative session as a backdrop, Floridians are rallying across the state as part of a continuing grassroots chorus of discontent against Scott and the Florida Legislature’s undemocratic, anti-middle class policies. Participants and speakers alike are calling on Gov.

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November 26, 2013
"Rick Scott’s crusade to make it harder to vote rolls on. The Scott administration's latest announcement that Florida will place new restrictions on absentee voting is part of a trend to make voting harder for Floridians." Read More
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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