Tag: Preemption

Stop ruining local democracy in Florida

At almost every turn, the leadership of the Florida Legislature has undermined local communities by passing regressive laws overruling local government action. Why? Because corporate special interests told them to.

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Local democracy under attack

Putting big campaign contributions ahead of good policy, conservative legislators work overtime to pass “preemption” laws to block local rules designed to protect workers, the environment, and public safety. Progressive state legislators will be on Twitter tonight from 6-7pm to answer your questions about protecting local democracy in Florida this upcoming legislative session.

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Nothing’s safe when this legislature’s in session

It’s all on the chopping block: local protections for our land and water, local rules against wage theft, local ordinances protecting LGBT rights, and more. Take action against the legislature’s massive power grab and urge your state legislators to vote no on HB 17.

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