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We elect lawmakers who protect our environment and healthy communities for everyone.

Black Lives Matter

Statement from Florida Conservation Voters and FCV Chispa Florida We are grieving the continued loss of Black lives to an all too regular stream of unchecked violence at the hands of police. One year after George Floyd’s murder, we are still witnessing violence against and disregard for Black lives. We

Voting Access is Personal

On March 22, I spoke in opposition to PIE5, a rollback of voting rights and access. As I was thinking through my remarks, I started going through the bill section by section and discussing the many ways it is a deliberate mess of bureaucracy designed to bog down the system

Voting Rights and Access are at Risk

The 2020 General Election was a remarkable year for voter participation. Despite an unprecedented public health emergency in the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens cast their votes and made their voices heard in record numbers.  Unfortunately, Governor Ron DeSantis, Senator Dennis Baxley (R-Lady Lake), and current Rep. Blaise Ingolia (R-Spring Hill) (former

Florida Women Make History

Women have been and will continue to be crucial to the conservation movement. As caretakers of the earth and our communities, we uplift the stories of those strong women who have led the charge for change. Learn about these seven Florida trailblazers! Betty Mae Tiger Jumper Betty Mae Tiger Jumper