Updates

Moné Holder, FNM's Legislative & Policy Director, keeps you updated on the latest legislative activity in Florida's State Capital. Sign up here to become a member and receive regular legislative updates from Florida New Majority. Click here to see what election-related bills FNM is tracking this year. Ethics and Elections…
TELL FLORIDA'S LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES THE RIGHT TO VOTE DESERVES TO BE HEARD! Florida State Senator Oscar Braynon (D-parts of Miami Dade and Broward) and Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-Opa Locka) have introduced legislation (SB 1442/HB 1139) that would enshrine the fundamental right to vote into state law and would require strict…
HB 0005 Relating to Guardianship Proceedings Passidomo Guardianship Proceedings; Requires filing of motion in termination or suspension of power of attorney in incapacity or guardianship proceedings; authorizes court to appoint office of criminal conflict & civil regional counsel as court monitor in guardianship proceedings; authorizes court to appoint guardian ad…
Legislative Session Summary (Week of March 2, 2015) Moné Holder, FNM's Legislative & Policy Director, gives us the scoop on what's new and what's moving in Tallahassee. Opening Day-State of the State The opening day of legislative session was on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The House and Senate met in…
2014 was a roller coaster year that exposed the sharp divide between the politics that win elections and the policies that our communities need to thrive. November alone not only saw too many gains for right wing extremists in Florida and across the nation, but also witnessed a belated reprieve…
BY STEVE BOUSQUET Herald/Times Tallahassee BureauApril 9, 2014 TALLAHASSEE -- A new nonpartisan study says Florida lagged behind other states in its handling of the 2012 election, but Gov. Rick Scott's administration says the problems were cured by changes to voting laws that will be used statewide this fall for…
By Aaron Deslatte Tallahassee Bureau Chief 1:29 p.m. EDT, April 8, 2014 TALLAHASSEE – With an eye toward the fall elections, Florida Democrats are hoping to build pressure on the Republican-controlled Legislature to adopt tougher voter-protections for minorities despite a sweeping elections reform enacted last year. Florida’s voting laws have…
By NICK EVANS Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 5:44pm In a controversial ruling last year, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down core provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. But some Florida lawmakers are working to put those protections back in place at the state level. Under the Voting Rights Act,…
28 hours and 29 minutes… 16 hours and 20 minutes… As a mother, I can tell you that the amount of time it takes us to deliver a life into this world is something that stays with many of us forever. I was in labor with my daughter for over…
More than three dozen advocates call on Florida's junior senator not to abandon immigration reform bill he co-authored
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