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August 30, 2021
Today, Senator Marco Rubio makes a stop in Iowa for a presidential campaign in 2024 whose only constituency seems to be the Senator himself and his paid consultants. This marks another example of Marco Rubio running away from doing his job in order to advance his own personal political ambitions at the expense of the people of Florida and at a time when our state is in crisis. Read More
August 13, 2021
This week, Florida broke a record for the amount of Floridians hospitalized due to coronavirus, parents across the state nervously sent their children back to schools where mask mandates had been banned, and red tide continued to cause fish kills along the west coast. With the state in crisis, where will Governor Ron DeSantis be this weekend? Read More
July 30, 2021
This morning, Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference inside a packed restaurant in Cape Coral to once again contradict scientific guidance on safety protocols amid a global pandemic. In response to this stunt, Progress Florida Executive Director Mark Ferrulo and Florida Watch Executive Director Josh Weierbach issued the following statements: Read More
July 16, 2021
As numerous crises continue to rage here in Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis, along with Attorney General Ashley Moody and Senate President Wilton Simpson, announced today they will be traveling to the border for a photo-op tomorrow. Read More
June 29, 2021
Progress Florida and Florida Watch today unveiled the 2021 “People First” Report Card grading lawmakers on many of the most prominent floor votes cast during the 2021 legislative session. The grades took into account votes across a wide spectrum of issues including affordable housing, health care, public schools, voting rights, reproductive freedom, and clean energy and water. Read More

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