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Miguel de la O orders mask-wearing in his courtroom, the first felony in-peron trial in Miami-Dade since the pandemic. Image via AP.

Daniel TilsonNovember 7, 2013

7min5
Forget for a minute about Florida jumping on the weed legalization bandwagon and think about why we can’t seem to make progress on a more important cause: workers’ civil rights. While I strongly support marijuana decriminalization legislation and appreciate its ballot referendum “sexiness,” it’s also time to see Florida voters bypass the politicians and win […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 15, 2016
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4min16
A measure that would prohibit employment, retail and other discrimination against people because of their sexual orientation or gender identity has picked up a second Republican sponsor in the Florida Senate: Travis Hutson of St. Augustine. The group behind the the “Florida Competitive Workforce Act” (HB 45/SB 120) announced the move in a news release Friday. The prime sponsors […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 5, 2016
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3min10
State Sen. Jack Latvala now supports a measure that would prohibit employment, retail and other discrimination against people because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, according to a Tuesday news release. Latvala, slated to become Senate Appropriations chairman next year, is the first Republican state senator to back the legislation (HB 45/SB 120), known as the “Florida Competitive Workforce […]

Phil AmmannDecember 22, 2015
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5min21
Three Florida cities, including St. Petersburg and Orlando, earned perfect scores in enacting policies to protect gay, lesbian and transgendered citizens from discrimination. In a statement Tuesday, Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce recognized Orlando, St. Petersburg and Wilton Manors (in Broward County), for receiving 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2015 Municipal […]

Phil AmmannNovember 24, 2015
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5min13
Ten firms from the Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce Coalition received a perfect score this week on the annual Human Rights Campaign ranking of workplace equality. In an announcement Tuesday, the corporations scoring a 100 percent rating on the 2016 Corporate Equity Index include such Florida-based companies as Akerman LLP, AT&T, Florida Blue, Carlton […]

Mitch PerryOctober 8, 2015
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2min10
Harvard Law professor and Democratic presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig is up with his first television ad, and in it, he slams Marco Rubio‘s alliance with major corporations that are backing his candidacy for president. Lessig’s odds of capturing the nomination may be more remote than Martin O’Malley‘s, but because he began raising money this summer […]


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