March 16, 2018

For Our Future Florida Responds To Governor Rick Scott Signing 2018-19 Budget Tallahassee, FL – For Our Future Florida Communications Director Blake Williams released the following statement on Rick Scott’s state budget signing: “Rick Scott closed the last chapter on his Governorship by once again attacking teachers and the public schools where a majority of Florida children receive their education. Governor Scott’s final budget leaves adjusted […]

February 27, 2018

For Our Future Responds To Senate Vote On HB 7055

Tallahassee, FL – As HB 7055 nears a vote in its final committee stop in the State Senate, For Our Future Florida released the following statement: “Yet again, the Republican leadership in Tallahassee is trying to ram through another huge, poorly vetted education bill that requires giving corporate welfare to private charter school companies in […]

January 11, 2018

For Florida’s Future Shines Spotlight On Volusia and Brevard County Included In Over Half Of Florida’s Counties Still Living In A Recession

With a majority of Florida counties still below pre-recession job levels, local leaders and community members called on Rick Scott to address the unequal economic recovery and cost of Scott’s policies for Volusia and Brevard families   Between Volusia and Brevard, nearly 165,000 households qualify as “working poor” Daytona Beach, FL – As Rick […]

November 29, 2017

For Florida’s Future Launches ‘RicksRecession.Com’ And Digital Ad Campaign, Shining Spotlight On Over Half Of Florida’s Counties Still Living In A Recession

With a majority of Florida counties still below pre-recession job levels, new website highlights unequal economic recovery and cost of Scott’s policies for Florida’s families Tallahassee, Florida – As Rick Scott enters his final legislative session, For Florida’s Future, a working families advocacy group, is, a new website highlighting the majority of counties still mired […]

September 25, 2017

Rick Scott Ignores Calls For Help, Deletes Critical Evidence In Investigation

Fort Lauderdale, FL – In response to revelations that Governor Rick Scott ignored numerous calls for help and deleted multiple voicemails from a South Florida nursing home where eleven patients died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, For Florida’s Future issued the following statement: “While Governor Scott was ignoring emergency post-Irma calls from a nursing home, 11 seniors […]

September 5, 2017

For Florida’s Future Responds To The Trump Administration’s Decision To End DACA

Miami, FL – On the heels of pardoning racist Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Trump administration shamefully announced Tuesday they would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program known as DACA, a policy that enjoys broad support even with Trump voters. For Florida’s Future released the following statement in response:   “Heartless. That’s the only way to describe Donald Trump’s decision […]

August 17, 2017

For Florida’s Future Statement on Rick Scott Dining With Donald Trump in New Jersey

In the wake of Trump doubling down his defense of white supremacist, hate groups, Rick Scott refused to criticize the President and then shamelessly hopped on a plane to return to Trump’s side. For Florida’s Future Communications Director Blake Williams released the following statement: “Rick Scott racing to break bread with Donald Trump after his […]

August 14, 2017

Activists Rallied at Rep. Mast’s Office to Launch Mobile Billboard Tour of FL-18

North Palm Beach, FL — Today, For Florida’s Future Action Fund and advocates held a healthcare rally outside Congressman Brian Mast’s office to voice their concerns over his disastrous healthcare vote.   At the rally, HMP launched a two-day mobile billboard tour across his district. This billboard is part of HMP’s accountability campaign to hold Congressman […]

June 28, 2017

Community Members Urge Senator Marco Rubio To Vote Against The GOP’s Dangerous Health Care Repeal Plan

With the health care of 22 million Americans on the line and 10 Senators already expressing concern, constituents call on Marco Rubio to save their care Tampa, FL – Today, community members and health care advocates gathered to demand that Senator Marco Rubio vote against the Senate health care repeal bill written and negotiated in […]

June 15, 2017

For Florida’s Future Statement on Rick Scott Signing HB 7069 Today in Orlando

HB 7069 sets up a slush fund for unaccountable charter schools, leaves Florida’s children behind and threatens public education Today in Orlando: Residents, parents and teachers denounce Governor Scott signing HB 7069 Orlando, FL – For Florida’s Future issued the following statement today in response to news that Governor Rick Scott will sign HB 7069: […]

June 12, 2017

ICYMI: U.S. Rep. Brian Mast Voted to Gut Our Consumer Protections Against Wall Street Banks and Predatory Lenders

FOR FLORIDA’S FUTURE: “The 2008 financial crisis cost Florida 825k jobs. Congressman Mast just voted to bring on the next one.” Quid Pro Quo: Congressman Mast Pays Back Wall Street Special Interests That Invested $242,000 In His Campaign [Port St. Lucie, FL] – In a big win for Wall Street at the expense of Main […]

June 6, 2017

State Senate Candidate Jose Felix Diaz Shirks His Responsibility To Represent Floridians, Lobbies For Special Interests Instead

Felix Diaz shows his priorities, skips hearing to lobby for special interests Miami, FL – Today as the Constitution Revision Commission met in Orlando to set rules for how amendments to the Florida Constitution will be approved, State Senate Candidate Jose Felix Diaz was noticeably absent. Instead, Diaz was found lobbying in Miami for private […]

April 29, 2017

Trump’s First 100 Days: Disasters and Broken Promises

  Day 1: As a visibly smaller crowd shows up for Trump’s inauguration compared to President Obama’s and even George W. Bush’s, Trump’s @POTUS twitter account posts picture from Obama’s 2009 inauguration, trying to pass it off as his own. Day 2: Millions participate in Women’s Marches across the country protesting Trump’s misogynistic agenda. Day […]

February 3, 2017

For Florida’s Future to Senator Rubio: Don’t Fail Our Kids, Don’t Be The Deciding Vote for Trump’s Woefully Unfit Choice for U.S. Education Secretary

Billionaire Republican-Mega Donor Betsy DeVos Has No Experience in Public Education, Only a Passion for Privatizing and Defunding It Rubio Should Join His Fellow GOP Senators Collins, Murkowski, and #DumpDeVos Tampa, FL – For Florida’s Future is urging Senator Marco Rubio to listen to the “onslaught of pressure” from constituents jamming his phone lines and […]

January 17, 2017

For Our Future Calls for Delay of Tom Price Hearing for HHS Secretary Amid Accusations of Insider Trading

Miami, FL – With HHS Director nominee Tom Price’s hearing scheduled for tomorrow, For Our Future is calling for a delay in the hearing until the U.S. Senate holds a proper investigation into Price’s misconduct in response to the new reports that the Georgia Congressman “traded more than $300,000 in shares of health-related companies over […]

January 12, 2017

Floridians Urge Senator Rubio to Oppose Trump’s Nomination of Big Oil Executive Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

History of Putting Exxon Profits Ahead of America’s National Security Disqualifies Tillerson for Top Diplomatic Post Miami, FL – For Our Future today joined the calls on Senator Marco Rubio to reject President Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State over his record of spreading climate denial […]

November 7, 2016

MEMO: Getting Sporadic Voters to the Polls

MEMO To: Interested Members of the Media From: Ashley Walker, For Our Future Re: Getting Sporadic Voters to the Polls Date: November 7, 2016 On the eve of Election Day, Florida sits in uncharted electoral waters thanks to the record-breaking number of votes already cast during the vote-by-mail and early vote period. These turnout increases […]

November 6, 2016

Souls to the Polls Across Florida Drive Turnout on Last Day of Early Vote

Fifteen Events Featuring Family Fun for Patriotic Duty Plantation – Thousands of congregants from dozens of faith organizations joined together today to celebrate the progress our country had made and ensure their community has a say in our future. At 15 Souls to the Polls events across the state, family fun, speeches and marches, among […]

November 3, 2016

Wildly Different Voices, Same Message: Vote NO On 1

The breadth of the opposition to the anti-solar Amendment 1 was displayed in 12 cities across the state when Tea Party and Libertarian voters joined forces with solar industry representatives, religious leaders, consumer advocates, and environmentalists to send a clear message to the public: Vote No on anti-solar Amendment 1. In Ft. Myers, Gainesville, Hollywood, […]

November 3, 2016

Central Florida Community Leaders Unite to Call Out John Mica on his Anti-Working Family and Trump Supporting Agenda

ORLANDO, FL – A group of community leaders from Central Florida held a press conference today in Winter Park to call out Congressman John Mica for his anti-working families and Trump supporting agenda with declarations and proof that Mica is out of touch values and his disastrous voting record does not align with the values […]

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