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Florida International University Occupiers arrested

By | 01.13.12 | 11:12 am

Yesterday, seven people associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement were arrested for “unlawful assembly” at a Florida International University campus, the Sun¬†Sentinel reports.

Occupiers shut out of state Senate chamber

By | 01.11.12 | 8:18 am

Occupy protesters visiting the capitol yesterday were barred from entering the Senate chamber, which is commonly open to the public. The demonstrators say they were not allowed into the chamber, while others were.

Progressives rally at the capitol on first day of session (Updated)

By | 01.10.12 | 2:56 pm

Around noon today, following Gov. Rick Scott’s State of the State address, progressives from all over the country rallied to protest’s Scott and the GOP-led Legislature on the first day of the legislative session.

People’s Convention of Florida drafts proposals for 2012 session

By | 12.20.11 | 2:23 pm

Occupy Wall Street-inspired groups from around the state have begun to draft proposals to be handed to House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, on the first day of the Florida legislative session, Jan. 10.

Florida Occupy groups organize for legislative session during statewide convention

By | 12.14.11 | 7:46 am

This past weekend, Occupy Wall Street-inspired groups from all over the state came to together in Orlando to outline priorities for the upcoming state legislative session.

Florida to host first statewide Occupy gathering

By | 11.28.11 | 9:32 am

A collective of 15 Occupy Wall Street-inspired groups from around the state of Florida will hold a convention next month to create a resolution that will be sent to Florida Speaker of the House Dean Cannon on the first day of the legislative session.

GOP Senate candidate to Occupy Wall Street: ‘Get off your ass and go get a job’

By | 11.07.11 | 11:42 am

During this weekend’s Florida Tea Party Convention, Craig Miller became the second GOP candidate in Florida’s Senate race to insult Occupy Wall Street protesters.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Gainesville denounces corporate greed at Occupy rally

By | 10.14.11 | 9:48 am

Students and residents living in Gainesville joined the Occupy Wall Street movement this week.

Rubio touts conservative meme blaming regulation for new debit card fees

By | 10.11.11 | 11:10 am

In a letter to the editor printed in last week’s St. Petersburg Times, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., picked up a recent conservative meme that blames Bank of America’s new debit card fees on federal regulations.

Senate candidate says banks were ‘forced’ to charge debit card fees

By | 10.07.11 | 8:59 am

In a recent fundraising email, GOP U.S. Senate candidate Adam Hasner has taken up a new conservative meme that blames the government for anger over newly proposed fees on debit cards.

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