Latest Updates | Opportunity For All Floridians - Part 8

Latest Updates

What’s Going On With Unemployment Reform in Florida?

Next week, March 1, will mark the one year anniversary of the first cases of COVID-19 being reported in the state of Florida. Since that time, more than 30,000 Florida residents have lost their lives to the virus. And as restaurants, hotels, and tourism business dried up as people tried to stay safe, Florida’s economy

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2021 Unemployment Reform Bills

Time to fix Florida’s unemployment system

The COVID crisis caused an enormous economic crisis in 2020. More than 2 million Floridians lost their jobs and tried to get unemployment benefits through Florida’s unemployment insurance system. What they discovered was that our state’s unemployment system is broken. First, the website was a mess. We discovered that it was designed to handle only 5,000

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WFLA: “Florida saw record federal health insurance enrollments in December”

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – With open enrollment complete as of Dec. 17, a weekly report showed that Florida had the highest number of people enrolling in the federal health insurance marketplace in the country. A record 1.9 million Floridians found insurance through the federal health insurance marketplace between Dec. 8 and Dec. 17. That’s an additional 125,000

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