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• State Rep. Anna Eskamani has been fielding calls from tenants throughout the pandemic who are seeking help with rent or trying to avoid eviction. She says the state of Florida needs to do a better job caring for the precariously housed. Read More »
• Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis laid out his goals for the 2020 Florida Legislative Session, calling for a boost to teacher salaries, more environmental spending and supporting a bill that would place more restrictions on minors getting an abortion. Read More »
• Last week two Florida lawmakers filed formal complaints with the state seeking an investigation into National Rifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer. State Rep. Anna Eskamani and state Sen. Perry Thurston say that Hammer broke the law by failing to disclose hundreds of thousands of dollars in payment for her services. Under Florida law, lobbyists are required to file compensation reports quarterly. But according to documents found by a watchdog website called the Florida Bulldog, Hammer has been paid nearly a million dollars by the NRA in the past five years, but Hammer has not filed a compensation report since at least 2007. Hammer is a former NRA president who’s influenced many of the state’s gun laws, including Stand Your Ground. … Read More »
• In the hyper partisan politics of 2018, some candidates are hoping partisanship into votes. Democrat Anna Eskamani says that’s not her strategy, as she tries to flip Florida’s House District 47 from red to blue. Read More »