Write your local newspaper and tell your community about the real retirement security threat to Florida’s Firefighters, teachers, police officers, nurses and state employees face.
Yesterday, the Florida Senate rejected SB 2038, Gov. Rick Scott’s prison privatization scheme. The victory was the clear result of an outpouring of public support for correctional officers and prison workers along with disgust over private prison contractors’ attempts to subvert our democracy.
All hands on deck! Senate President Haridopolos and Rick Scott will Attempt to Ram Prison Privatization through the Senate Tomorrow! On Monday and Tuesday the Senate will convene to vote on SB 2038, the prison privatization bill.
We’ve seen this movie before, as the Tampa Bay Times points out: It’s easy to tell when Florida’s leaders in Tallahassee are trying to ram through legislation that would not pass on its merits.
(Tallahassee, FL) Working Floridians today said the Legislatures’ scheme to hand over state prisons to private companies will hurt families and communities, while increasing the dangers posed by violent criminals.
Rick Scott and some Legislators in Tallahassee are pushing the most dangerous bills imaginable. Two bills, SB 2036 and SB 2038, aim to privatize many governmental services and agencies without the public having a voice in the process.
Listed below are the locations for the September 27th “Save America’s Postal Service” throughout Florida. District 1 Who: Congressman Jeff Miller Where: 348 SW Miracle Strip Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach When: 4:00p.m.
Earlier this summer, Floridians from all walks of life, came together in Central Florida to Fight for Florida’s Future. Thousands were educated, energized and introduced to the Working Families’ Movement.
Middle class Floridian Kim Bowles talks about her support of public education, and how Tallahassee politicians just don’t seem to understand the sacrifices our teachers are already making.