Legislative report card lets Floridians know which lawmakers put ‘People First’

Which state legislators put people ahead of powerful special interests and which did not? Find out at www.FloridaReportCard.com. TALLAHASSEE –– Public interest groups Progress Florida and Florida Watch today unveiled their 2024 “People First” Report Card, grading Florida lawmakers on key floor votes cast during this year’s legislative session. Each legislator received a score and letter grade […]

FLASHBACK: Rick Scott’s $1.3 Billion Cut to Public Education

TALLAHASSEE — As the school year comes to a close for families across Florida over the next few weeks, many students throughout the state have spent the year in classrooms without a full-time teacher due to the nation’s largest teacher shortage. For those teachers still in the classroom, they have been dealing with a lack […]

SCOTT WATCH DEBUTS “SHAPESHIFTER” DIGITAL VIDEO

TALLAHASSEE — In the Sunshine State, Senator Rick Scott has been a dark political force casting a shadow over the freedoms of the people of Florida for more than a decade. Funding his political ambitions using a fortune acquired while overseeing the largest Medicare fraud in United States history, this representative of the wealthy elite […]

Floridians Increasingly Dissatisfied with the Direction of the State

TALLAHASSEE – Following the 2024 legislative session, new polling conducted by Florida Watch and Progress Florida, collectively known as the Florida Communications and Research Hub (Hub), shows that Floridians increasingly do not believe their needs are being met by policymakers in the state. This is reflected in their view that the state is heading on the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Underwater in New Statewide Polling

Affordability issues remain top of mind for Floridians ahead of 2024 legislative session TALLAHASSEE — As Florida prepares to begin the 2024 legislative session next month in Tallahassee, new statewide polling conducted by Progress Florida and Florida Watch, collectively known as the Florida Communications and Research Hub (Hub), shows Governor Ron DeSantis’ job approval (45% […]