TALLAHASSEE, Fl. - Yesterday, ahead of a closely watched voting rights trial set to begin on July 20, a coalition of racial justice organizations submitted a trial brief documenting the gross inaction of the state of Florida in making voting changes amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The case against the state of Florida to ensure free, fair and safe elections was filed last spring by Advancement Project National Office, Demos, and LatinoJustice PRLDEF on behalf of Dream Defenders, New Florida Majority, and Organize Florida.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) extended health coverage for Latino and African Americans and prevents insurance plans from denying or making care more expensive for someone due to their gender. But the President and Republican leaders keep trying to take care away from Americans during this pandemic.Without it, over 8.4 million Floridians would be left without coverage protection.
The state of Florida voter registration and party change deadline for the August 18, 2020 Primary Election is Monday, July 20. Voters are encouraged not to wait and register to vote or make party changes today in one of the following ways:
Floridians agree that we must protect our oceans and environment, that’s why the president’s leaked plan to allow offshore drilling concerned all of us. Those who remember the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico understand just how devastating this decision could be to our environment, communities, and economy.
Miami, FL – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the bipartisan Congressional Coronavirus Task Force, led state and local government leaders in issuing the following statement directed to the State of Florida and Florida’s Department of Health.
MIAMI, FL – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) sent a letter to Jacob Walden, Managing Partner of Emerald Health Care Center, expressing serious concerns with the Crystal Health & Rehab Center and demanding a plan for how the company intends to improve facility practices and conditions after reports of mismanagement. At least 18 residents and 8 staff members at the facility have tested positive for COVID-19 in the month of May, and a recent report from the Agency for Health Care Administration found 13 unreported deaths from the facility.
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