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As Rick Scott enters his final legislative session, For Florida’s Future, a working families advocacy group, is launching RicksRecession.com, a new website highlighting the majority of counties still mired in a recession, and the nearly half of households in Florida who qualify as working poor.Read More
Today, advocates delivered petition signatures from more than 12,000 concerned Floridians urging the Florida Legislature to launch an investigation into Gov. Rick Scott and his administration’s role in the tragedy that led to the avoidable deaths of 14 Florida nursing home residents following Hurricane Irma.Read More
As lawmakers prepare for the upcoming legislative session, Progress Florida unveiled its “People First” Report Card grading every lawmaker on the votes they cast this past session across a wide spectrum of issues important to Floridians.Read More
Today, Progress Florida and Environmental Action delivered more than 7,000 petitions from Floridians urging the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deny permits for seismic airgun surveys – the first step toward offshore drilling – in protected areas of the Atlantic Ocean, including along the Florida coastline.Read More
"Today, Gov. Rick Scott ignored thousands of parents, teachers and community leaders who have spoken out against this travesty of a bill and embraced a secret and unaccountable process to deal an underhanded sucker punch to public education in our state."Read More