Tag: disability

Jim RosicaOctober 3, 2017
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3min12
Legislation filed in the Florida House would add violence against an individual based on “gender or gender identity” to the state’s list of hate crimes. Rep. Joseph Geller, an Aventura Democrat, filed the bill (HB 211) Tuesday. “Florida has recently seen an increase in hate-crimes, from 73 committed in 2014 to 102 in 2015,” according to […]

Guest AuthorNovember 10, 2016
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6min25
Ahh, the Sunshine State — where it’s just another day in paradise and theme parks whisk visitors to fantasies where dreams come true. Problem is the reality isn’t so fancy for the many unemployed Floridians with a disability. Statistics from the Florida Scorecard Research report show that 63 percent of residents with a disability who […]


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