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Anti-Voter Initiative Updates

It’s been a whirlwind couple of months but today is the official last day of the 2020 Legislative Session. Unfortunately, leaders in the House and Senate were unable to agree on a final budget and session has been extended until next week. While we are pleased to know that Florida Forever will

Florida House Leaders Say NO to Climate Action

Climate change is the biggest threat to the future of Florida. Unfortunately, the Florida Legislature has failed to address our state’s greenhouse gas emissions in any kind of substantial way. Thankfully, there are climate leaders looking out for Florida families in the House.  On Wednesday, Rep. Anna Eskamani (D-Orlando) successfully

Ask Aliki: What Are Anti-Voter bills?

The right of citizens to participate in our democracy is one of our country’s most fundamental values. Yet over the last decade, the Florida Legislature has been set on making it harder for citizens groups to put issues of public concern on the ballot for voters to consider.  This legislative

Voting Is a Right

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Voting is the foundation stone for political action.” If there is one thing that is certain about America, is that the right to vote is a sacred principle of our republic. Ensuring that all eligible citizens have easy access to the ballot box is fundamental to