Author: Sarah Hoffman

New Video: Ron’s Housing State of Emergency 

TALLAHASSEE — Under Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida is the least affordable state in the nation when it comes to housing. The people of our state are taking notice, as recent polling commissioned by Progress Florida and Florida Watch found 74% of Floridians support “declaring a state of emergency for housing affordability to cap rent hikes at 10 percent per year.”

Read More »

The University of Florida Should Use Cleaner Power

It’s no wonder the University of Florida waited until summer last year, when most students were away from campus, to push through their plan to spend more than $200 million on a new power plant that would run on natural gas and produce massive amounts of – you guessed it – methane. 

Read More »

Ron’s Property Insurance Tax on Floridians

TALLAHASSEE — Under Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida’s property insurance market is a disaster. Right now, Floridians are paying triple the national average in costs for property insurance and premiums have increased 112.8% since DeSantis took office in 2019. When confronted with the reality of this crisis, Governor DeSantis called for a special session which resulted in a $2 billion bailout of the insurance industry, with no relief for homeowners.

Read More »

The best legislature corporations can buy?

It’s no secret that Governor DeSantis and his allies in the Florida Legislature are putting corporate greed ahead of what’s best for Florida families. Since taking office, the governor has signed off on over $5.7 billion in corporate giveaways, which is more than six times what the state of Florida has spent on making housing affordable.

Read More »