Press Releases

NewFM & Allies Get Ready to Host South Florida Gubernatorial Debate

June 11th's Florida Freedom Forum will ask Democratic primary candidates for the Governor's office to answer questions about the issues that poor and working communities face every day.

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NewFM Endorses Eileen Higgins in Miami Dade County Commission District 5 Race

NewFM: Eileen Higgins is the kind of passionate public servant that every community needs.

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As Florida Governor’s & Legislative Races Heat Up, Worker Groups Release Bold Agenda to Bolster Workers’ Pay, Jobs

With a high-stakes election around the corner, groups representing Florida’s workers released a Florida Workers’ Agenda calling on the next governor and the legislature to take bold action to improve jobs, wages, and working conditions for the state’s workers. 

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NewFM: Funding Hurricane Preparedness for Many Families Has to Go Beyond a Tax Holiday

The state’s tax holiday may help lessen the tax burden for those looking to stock up on supplies ahead of the next storm, but not enough is being done to help struggling families who cannot afford to purchase these items.

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NewFM Endorses Sen. Annette Taddeo for a Full Term in SD40 

The New Florida Majority (NewFM), endorsies Florida State Senator Annette Taddeo for full term in District 40, calling her an inclusive leader that has championed affordable housing, a livable wage and educational access for all children in Tallahassee.

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Lawsuit Settlement Helps Disabled And Elderly Floridians Re-Apply For Disaster Food Assistance

The ability of our communities to successfully bounce back from disasters like Hurricane Irma depend on our most vulnerable neighbors getting the resources they need to recover.

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NewFM on Scott Senate Run: Why Should Voters Reward Voter Suppression

New Florida Majority issues a statement on the annoucement that Governor Rick Scott will seek to be Florida's next U.S. Senator.

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Dania Beach Residents Look to Question FPL at Tuesday Commission Meeting

NewFM: Community input is an important part of maintaining a just democracy. People don’t only want lower energy costs, they want a say in how those energy decisions get made.

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PSC Decision on Dania Beach Plant Ignores the Will of the People

We join with community residents in demanding that FPL and local government officials participate in a public meeting to answer to the communities they represent. It’s a question of respect.

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Community Meeting To Discusses the Expansion of a Local FPL Fracked Gas Burning Plant

Join NewFM and Dania Beach community leaders on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, to discuss the expansion of a fracked gas plant.

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