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October 9, 2014 - Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit granted the extension requested by the Governor and Attorney General of Florida, delaying the deadline of important briefs until after Election Day. Appellant briefs are now due November 14, 2014. [link to brief : http://bit.ly/1vRy2F3 ]

09.Oct.2014 DISQUS_COMMENTS Written by

The Orange County Voters League, in association with the League of Women Voters and Commissioner Samuel B. Ings (Orl-Dist 6), presents its final candidate forum of the year, featuring the Candidates for Orange County Clerk of the Court, County Commission District 2 and County Commission District 6, in a town-hall-inspired forum.

October 18, 2014
Dr. J.R. Smith Neighborhood Center
1723 Bruton Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32805
10AM - 1PM
(in the gymnasium)
 
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED
 
final forum flyer
 
25.Sep.2014 DISQUS_COMMENTS Written by

TALLAHASSEE-- Voting rights groups say Floridians face persistent barriers to vote that could result in more ballots not counting in November.

15.Sep.2014 DISQUS_COMMENTS Written by

(Orlando, FL) – Carlos Smith, Orange County DEC Chair, Stephanie Porta, Executive Director of Organize Now, Anna Eskamani, Regional Manager at FL Planned Parenthood PAC, and local Orlando residents without Earned Sick Time benefits, held a press conference to demand an overturn of the “kill shot” legislation that Rick Scott signed, which preempted local communities from being able to provide Earned Sick Time benefits to working families.

15.Sep.2014 DISQUS_COMMENTS Written by

Washington, D.C. (September 11, 2014) – A bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives – 233 members – have signed a letter urging the House leadership to preserve the cash method of accounting for tax purposes, writing that proposals requiring a transition to the accrual method “will have a severely detrimental impact on thousands of businesses in our districts.”

14.Sep.2014 DISQUS_COMMENTS Written by

An open letter from the Thaddeus Thad Hamilton C.A.R.E. Campaign: 

12.Sep.2014 DISQUS_COMMENTS Written by

Rights Restoration, Immigrant Justice, Health Care and Voter Engagement top the Agenda

14.Sep.2014 DISQUS_COMMENTS Written by

obama-pete souzaNearly 70% of Americans say they lack confidence that the U.S. will achieve its goals in fighting the terrorist group ISIS, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll. The findings come in the wake of President Barack Obama’s national address announcing new measures to combat the Sunni militants.

08.Sep.2014 DISQUS_COMMENTS Written by

waw-florida-logo 1Miami – Today, the Florida Planned Parenthood PAC’s Women are Watching (WAW) campaign announced endorsements of the Crist/Taddeo ticket in the Governor’s race and George Sheldon in the Attorney General’s race. Gov. Crist and his running mate, Annette Taddeo, joined Planned Parenthood volunteers for the announcement at the launch of the PAC’s field campaign. These endorsements are in addition to endorsements the campaignannounced in state legislative races last month.

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