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September 12, 2013

TALLAHASSEE, FL – On September 23rd members of the Florida Legislature will convene for the first legislative interim committee week prior to the 2014 legislative session and Open Enrollment will begin for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace on October 1st.

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June 25, 2013
TALLAHASSEE – This morning, Progress Florida released a new report detailing the damaging influence the corporate front group ALEC has on public education policy across the country. The report, entitled ALEC v Kids, documents the growing footprint that ALEC has in Florida, and across the country including its unprecedented access to elected officials and the drafting of ‘model’ education policy designed to benefit ALEC’s corporate funders which compliant lawmakers then push into law. Read More
June 11, 2013
TALLAHASSEE – Today, Florida Watch Action, Progress Florida and America Votes recognized 18 members of the Florida Legislature as “Champions of Florida’s Middle Class” for their unwavering support of Florida’s working families. During the 2013 legislative session, these lawmakers voted to protect and expand the middle class in Florida 100% of the time, and championed a range of issues including protecting jobs, expanding health care access, ethics reform and more. Read More
May 3, 2013

Statement from Progress Florida executive director Mark Ferrulo: "In dissecting the 2013 legislative session, one thing is clear, Florida has the wrong leaders with the wrong priorities. Floridians want effective and efficient government that improves our quality of life and protects the middle class. What Republican leadership delivered was a 60 day corporate special interest feeding frenzy."

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February 11, 2013

MIAMI - Less than a month before the start of the 2013 Legislative session, Florida New Majority (FNM) and a coalition of groups released recommendations to correct electoral dysfunction in Florida. The recommendations will ensure future elections are free, fair and accessible for all people.

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