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Child Labor Rollback

The 2024 Legislative Session Promises a Rollback of Labor Protections

We are tracking bills and initiatives that touch on our mission of advocating for economic fairness, protecting Florida’s environment and animals, preserving local control, and strengthening our democracy. Here are some key bills we’re watching that you may not have heard about.

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Orange County Advisory Board Rejects Proposed ‘Puppy Mega-Mill’

The denial of the zoning exception for Santa's proposed commercial dog breeding facility is a victory, but the battle against puppy mills and animal cruelty ...
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Sea Turtle Survival At Risk From Tallahassee Power Grab

Florida lawmakers are pushing a new law through the Florida Legislature that could put the survival of sea turtles at risk.
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Ballot Initiatives: The People’s Superheroes of Florida

Whether it was approving medical marijuana in 2016, or restoring voting rights in 2018, raising the minimum wage in 2020, the voters of Florida have ...
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Manatees in Florida: An Endangered Species in Need of Protection

Manatees in Florida are facing numerous threats which should qualify them for endangered species status. With the right actions and protections in place, we can ...
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Victory! Governor DeSantis Vetoes SB 620

On Friday, June 24, Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed SB 620, formally named the Local Business Protection Act, but which critics dubbed the “Ending Local Freedoms ...
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New Florida law could lead to more puppy mills and more animal torture

A new bill is being fast-tracked through the Florida Legislature that would cripple local governments' ability to stop puppy mills in local jurisdictions.
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