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Housing Crisis: Floridians Can’t Afford Florida

Across our state, Floridians are struggling with unheard of hikes in rents and rising property insurance costs after 20 years of Republican failure to address these issues. The situation has grown so dire that 24 Democratic lawmakers sent the Governor a letter in December asking…

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Governor’s State of the State Address: Our Response

Governor Ron DeSantis gave the annual State of the State address to kick off the 2022 legislative session.
In response, Progress Florida Executive Director Mark Ferrulo and Florida Watch Executive Director Josh Weierbach issued the following statements:

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UF, stop muzzling professors

Florida’s flagship university has been engulfed in controversy following reports the school prevented three professors from testifying as expert witnesses in a lawsuit against the administration of Gov. DeSantis.

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Where o’ where is Sen. Rubio?

Senator Rubio has been in office for more than a decade now, but based on his voting record in Washington, it’s unclear what he’s actually done for Floridians.

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Health care, pandemic, and you

Under the American Rescue Plan, President Biden has made it even easier to get health insurance by extending access to silver plans for no cost to anyone who has received unemployment assistance in the last year.

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Florida families – check your bank accounts

Today, 3 million Florida families will start to see child tax credit payments hit their bank accounts. It’s part of the American Rescue Plan, which was delivered by President Biden and Congressional Democrats to get the economy back on track and rebuild the middle class.

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