Author: Ray Seaman
Today, I was proud to help deliver your petition along with nearly 20,000 others calling for a law banning fracking in Florida to the offices of Gov. DeSantis, Florida Senate President Galvano, and Florida House Speaker Oliva. It was our holiday gift to the governor and legislative leadership, complete with a chorus of anti-fracking carols!
Putting big campaign contributions ahead of good policy, conservative legislators work overtime to pass “preemption” laws to block local rules designed to protect workers, the environment, and public safety. Progressive state legislators will be on Twitter tonight from 6-7pm to answer your questions about protecting local democracy in Florida this upcoming legislative session.
After nearly eight years in power, Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leadership’s economic policies have failed to deliver for everyday Floridians. It’s time to stand up and fight back for a Florida that works for all Floridians. It’s time to Awake The State.
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.