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October 21, 2021
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced a special session for next month to restrict the rights of private businesses and local governments that follow public health guidelines when it comes to instituting public health protections. Read More
September 23, 2021
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis will be the keynote speaker at an event in Tampa being hosted by the Job Creators Network. While this organization states it works on behalf of small businesses, the reality is that it is a right-wing astroturf organization with numerous ties to billionaire donors to Donald Trump, including the Mercer family, that works to keep taxes low and wages for workers lower for the largest corporations in America. Read More
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