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Rep. Linda Chaney, the sponsor of House Bill 49, which would roll back decades of child labor protections in Florida

Yes This Just Happened: The Florida Legislature Just Voted To Roll Back Decades of Child Labor Protections

The Florida House passed a bill that would roll back decades of child labor protections, and would let employers exploit working teens.
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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 ...
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Voting Has Begun in Orange and Osceola Counties for the Special Election in Florida House District 35

Voters in parts of Orange and Osceola counties began voting at early voting locations starting on January 6 to choose their candidate for Florida House ...
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The Special Election for Florida House District 35 Focuses on Working Floridians

There is a special election in Orange and Osceola Counties on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. The special election is to fill a vacancy in the ...
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It’s Do or Die for Florida’s Ballot Initiatives: what could be on the ballot in November 2024

As important deadlines loom, several major ballot initiatives are racing against time to secure the required number of signatures to get on the ballot. Here's ...
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house renovation

Contractor Fraud Allegations Soar in Florida: Why the Homeowners Construction Recovery Fund Needs an Upgrade

Floridians who have to deal with fraudulent construction contractors are left with little recourse, and the state fund designed to help them recover funds is ...
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natural gas price volatility

Volatile Natural Gas Prices Are The Key To Florida’s Painful Electricity Bills

Many Florida residents struggle to pay their electricity bills, and the skyrocketing costs are due to the volatile natural gas market.
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Let's Make Florida Affordable Again

After Years of “Florida-flation,” It’s Time To Make Florida Affordable Again

From property insurance to utility rates, healthcare costs to unemployment reform, affordable housing to protecting democracy, and safeguarding unions—we need our leaders to Make Florida ...
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Why is Florida not working to fix its broken unemployment system?

Why Did Florida Miss Out on Federal Aid to Fix Its Unemployment System?

A key piece of Florida's worker safety net is still broken: the unemployment system which is meant to give workers the tools to get through ...
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A Cute boy and little girl running and splashing together in the Caribbean in the late afternoon while on a family vacation in Florida

The Unsurprising Connection Between Florida’s Environment and its Economic Success

How a strong and healthy environment boosts the largest sectors of Florida’s economy, and how our state leaders can boost our economic success by protecting ...
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Sustainable tourism in Florida

Sustainable Tourism: How Environmentally-Conscious Travelers Are Boosting Florida’s Economy

Sustainable tourism isn't just a buzzword: it's become a top priority for today's travelers. Learn how Florida's largest industry is leveraging sustainability to grow our ...
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How to Attend a Local Legislative Delegation Meeting in Your County

In preparation for the 2024 Florida Legislative Session, we are now adding information on legislative delegation meetings being held across this state. We encourage you ...
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