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15 Apr
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Orlando Florida is a hot-spot for environmental state legislators

-Daily Kos-

The Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida (DECF)endorsed four Florida State House legislators from the Orlando area due to their support for the environment. All seats are up for reeelection in 2020. 1. Joy Goff-Marcil, State House District 30

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10 Feb
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Women won right to vote in 1920 but still fighting in 2020 to get ERA heard in FL Capitol

… It is sponsored in the House by Reps. Driskell and Joseph and cosponsored by 19 other representatives, including two Republican woman, eight Democratic men, and nine Democratic women. The cosponsors are Republican Melony Bell, representing DeSoto, Hardee and Polk counties, Republican Amber Mariano, of Pasco County, and Democrats Ramon Alexander of Gadsden and Leon counties, Loranne Ausley of Leon, Kamia Brown of Orange, Ben Diamond of Pinellas, Nicholas Duran of Miami-Dade, Anna Eskamani of Orange, Joy Goff-Marcil of Orange and Seminole, Margaret Good of Sarasota County, Mike Grieco of Miami-Dade, Adam Roger Hattersley of Hillsborough, Amy Mercado of Orange, Cindy Polo of Broward and Miami-Dade, Carlos Guillermo Smith of Orange, Richard Stark of Broward, Susan Valdés of Hillsborough, Clovis Watson Jr. of Alachua and Marion, and Jennifer Necole Webb of Pinellas. Read More

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16 Dec
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Gun Sense- Bill requiring Florida gun shops to lock up at night is ‘common sense,’ Sheriff John Mina says

Orlando Sentinel-

After more than 50 guns were stolen in a string of gun store and pawn shop burglaries in Orange County over the summer, Orange County Sheriff John Mina on Monday spoke in support of a bill that would require businesses in Florida to lock up their firearms at night.

At a press conference, Mina called the legislation “common sense.”…

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22 Nov
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Florida lawmakers want future skimmer, identity fraud task force to have public records exemption

ClickOrlando.com-

State Rep. Joy Goff-Marcil filed legislation earlier this year that would give a yet-to-be-created state task force dedicated to combating credit card skimmers and identity fraud exemption from Florida’s public records law, including when criminal intelligence information and techniques are discussed at meetings… READ MORE

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21 Nov
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‘Powered by the Sun’ License Plate Showcasing Solar Jobs

Two Democrats in the state House–Rep. Margaret Good of Sarasota and Rep. Joy Goff-Marcil of Maitland–have teamed up with state Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, to create a new license plate to showcase the solar industry in the Sunshine State. Read More…

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26 Aug
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Central Florida Dems demand hearings on guns

Decrying years of inaction on Democratic gun proposals as gun violence has accelerated, a group of Central Florida Democratic lawmakers demanded hearings in the Florida Legislature next year…

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15 Mar
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Charter school companies feast at the public trough

South Florida Sun Sentinel-

In the Summer 2015 edition of the conservative magazine National Affairs, two of America’s leading charter school proponents made a striking confession. “We wanted the infusions of capital and entrepreneurialism that accompany the profit motive, but we didn’t take seriously enough the risk of profiteering,” wrote Chester Finn Jr., and Bruno Manno, both former assistant U.S. secretaries of education. They also warned against letting the charter sector “ossify into a conventional interest group.”… READ MORE

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29 Nov
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Meet the three Orlando-area women who flipped Florida House seats blue

Orlando Sentinel-

Anna Eskamani, Geraldine Thompson and Joy Goff-Marcil, all Democrats, flipped districts in November. The bulk of Orange County is now represented in Tallahassee by women — including three Democrats who flipped seats in November… READ MORE

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10 Feb
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Education

We want fully funded education and investments in teachers.

 

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19 Nov
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Small Business

We want small business to be supported.

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