A campaign launched by several progressive organizations has led five major corporations to withdraw from the American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC, which has been accused by progressive organizations of working “to disenfranchise African Americans, Latinos, students, the elderly, the disabled, and the poor.”
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The League of Women Voters, a group that this year halted its long history of registering voters in Florida, has released a breakdown of what the group calls “myths” about voter fraud that have circulated in state legislatures in the past year.
The University of Florida Student Senate approved legislation last week calling on Publix to meet with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in an attempt to pressure the state’s largest supermarket chain to adhere to the labor demands many other national grocers and fast food chains have agreed to in recent years.
The Florida Tomato Growers Exchange — a trade group representing 90 percent of the state’s tomato producers — has agreed to a penny-per-pound wage increase and new labor standards for workers throughout the state.
This is the latest victory for…
A provocative television commercial produced by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has been denied access to Miami television stations, according to a press release by the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit.
The ad, which features a woman crying over…