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Florida Democratic Party Condemns Republican Party’s Legislative Agenda

The Florida Democratic Party condemns the Republican Party's legislative agenda, slamming the conservative platform as “out-of-touch BS.”

Florida House Budget Builds Key Investments, Pads Reserves

Republicans in the Florida House said their budget builds on key investments and pads reserves.

Florida Senate Balanced Budget Prioritizes Infrastructure, Education, Tax Relief, Record Reserves

Republicans in the State Senate said their balanced budget prioritizes infrastructure, education, tax relief, and record reserves.

Bill to Incentivize Participation in After School Tutoring Program Passes

A bill to incentivize participation in an after school tutoring program passed the Florida Senate.

Legislation to Improve School Choice Scholarships, Promote Early Learning Passes

Florida legislation to improve school choice scholarships and to promote early learning passed in the House.

Governor DeSantis, Surgeon General Discuss Grand Jury COVID-19 Report

Florida Governor DeSantis and Surgeon General Dr. Ladapo discussed the first grand jury report on the impacts of face mask mandates and lockdowns.

Live Healthy: Legislation Passes to Grow Florida’s Health Care Workforce

The “Live Healthy” legislation is designed to grow Florida’s health care workforce, increase access, and incentivize innovation.

Florida House Votes to Keep Kids Off Adult Websites

The Florida House of Representatives recently voted to pass House Bill 3 and protect children from adult content found online. 

Florida AG Moody Calls on Congress to Push Social Media Platforms to Protect Kids

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody called on Congress to push child-safety initiatives for social media platforms.

Florida House Votes to Unplug Children from Addictive Social Media Platforms

The Florida House of Representatives voted to protect children from addictive social media platforms and the danger they pose to mental health.

Bill Creates GATE Program, Expands Access to Career & Technical Education

The Florida Senate Committee on Postsecondary Education introduced and passed the Graduation Alternative to Traditional Education (GATE) Program.

Senate Unanimously Passes Legislation to Support Floridians with Disabilities

The legislation expands support for individuals with disabilities and their families, a key goal of the Senate’s 2024 Live Healthy initiative.

Central Florida Rep. Introduces Roboblock Act with Free Robocall Blocking Services

Central Florida Congressman introduced the Roboblock Act to offer a robocall-blocking service at no additional charge.

Senator Rubio Celebrates Bill Protecting Rights of Pregnant Students Passing House

U.S. House of Representatives passed the Pregnant Students Rights Act, led by Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Iowa Rep. Ashley Hinson, both Republicans.

Florida Attorney General Supports Texas Border Defense Barriers

Florida Attorney General supports Texas and wants federal government to enforce public safety immigration law or let states defend their own borders.

Florida Democratic Party Calls for Resignation of Republican Miami Mayor

The Florida Democratic Party is calling for the resignation of Republican Miami Mayor Francis Suarez after reports of political corruption.

Rubio Demands Resignation of Pro-Hamas UNRWA Commissioner

Sen. Rubio sent letter to UN Secretary-General demanding the immediate termination of UNWRA Commissioner Philippe Lazzarini.

Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Outraises Republican Rick Scott in Senate Race

Democratic candidate Debbie Mucarsel-Powell outraises Republican Senator Rick Scott for the second consecutive quarter.

Florida U.S. House Democrats Oppose Deporting Illegal Immigrants with DUIs

House Democrats voted against deporting illegal immigrants charged with DUI, including Central Florida Rep. Darren Soto and Orlando Democrat Maxwell Frost.

Florida Democrats Blast Governor DeSantis for ‘Border Stunt’

The Florida Democratic Party blasted Governor DeSantis after he deployed the National Guard and State Guard to assist Texas at the southern border.

Florida Governor DeSantis Sends National Guard, State Guard to Assist Texas

Florida Governor sends National Guardsmen and State Guard Soldiers to join FHP, FWC and FDLE officers already assisting Texas at the southern border.

Governor DeSantis Calls for Constitutional Reforms, Term Limits for Congress

Governor DeSantis said Florida is leading the fight against a derelict federal government as he called for term limits and other constitutional reforms.

Democratic Lawmakers Push Protections for Immigrant Communities in Florida

Democratic lawmakers are pushing legal and humanitarian protections for immigrant communities in Florida.

Orlando Representative Celebrates Puerto Rico Day at Florida Capitol

Orlando State Representative Johanna López, a Democrat, celebrated Puerto Rico Day at the Florida Capitol this week.

Senator Scott Introduces Bill to Ban U.S. Import of Communist China’s Sewage Garlic

Republican Florida Senator introduces bill to ban U.S. import of Communist China’s sewage garlic.

Orlando Rep. Introduces EPIPEN Act to Lower Costs of Life-Saving Allergy Medication

Orlando Congressman introduced EPIPEN Act, cost-saving legislation to cap the out-of-pocket costs of epinephrine auto-injectors, like EpiPens.

Florida House Fights to Protect Children

Florida House Speaker pushes legislation to protect children from accessing adult websites and from technology that is a detriment to mental health.

Florida Senator Calls Out USA Boxing for ‘Dangerous Transgender Policy’

Republican Florida Senator sent a letter to USA Boxing urging them to reverse a "dangerous transgender policy.”

Florida Democrats Flip House Seat in Special Election

The Florida Democratic Party celebrated the special election victory which flips the House district from Republican to Democrat.

Florida Democratic Party Reacts to Abortion Rights Heading to 2024 Ballot

The Florida Democratic Party responds to abortion rights constitutional amendment heading to the 2024 ballot for voters to decide.