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Silencing Florida voters

By Mark Ferrulo - February 19, 2020
Since 1968, Floridians have organized, put on the ballot, and voted to pass constitutional amendments to improve our state when the Florida Legislature refused to act. Now, some members of the GOP leadership in the legislature want to make it nearly impossible for anyone other than the legislature or the very wealthy to bring constitutional amendments before Florida voters.

Turning lies into laws

By Julie Hauserman - December 2, 2016

For too long, Florida policymakers have enacted obstacle after obstacle to prevent women from exercising their reproductive rights. Whether it’s arbitrarily contrived waiting periods, burdensome requirements on abortion clinics, patients and their doctors, or efforts to defund organizations that provide abortion care, enough is enough.

Meet Florida’s 2016 Middle Class Champions

By Mark Ferrulo - April 7, 2016
It’s easy to be cynical about the Florida Legislature and its leadership that far too often puts special interests and campaign donors ahead of everyday Floridians. So today, we want to take a moment to recognize those legislators who championed our progressive values clearly and consistently throughout the 2016 legislative session.


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