Press Releases

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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NewFM members celebrate Voting Restoration Amendment certification

NewFM staff and members credited volunteers for their tireless dedication to reach out to everyone from neighbors to strangers for signatures.

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Local Residents to State Commission: Clean Energy, Not Fracked Gas Plant Needed in Dania Beach

Residents of the historically black Florida community of Dania Beach traveled to Tallahassee to oppose a fracked gas burning plant proposed by power company FPL.

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NewFM on Doug Jones’ Victory: Local Voter Mobilization Matters

What tonight's victory reminds us is despite efforts to suppress the vote, people will turn out --- if you ask them.

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USDA approves phone interviews for D-SNAP applicants for elderly and those with special needs

Community pressure and a class action lawsuit filed by a number of organizations, including New Florida Majority, has led the USDA to allow Florida officials to administer telephone interviews for individuals with disabilities who are seeking post-Hurricane Irma disaster relief.

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