The Florida Legislature funnels taxpayer dollars to “crisis pregnancy centers,” (CPCs) anti-abortion organizations posing as legitimate health care clinics. Under the guise of providing reproductive health services and pregnancy-related information.here
Round 1 of accountability calls. Since 2014, the Joseph family has been fighting for justice for the tragic loss of their son Andrew Joseph III. We need to work together to continue bogging down the elected officials and leaders who have a say. I know it may be tough when one of those officials is usually a friend and ally. However, Commissioner Les Miller serves on the Board of Directors and has the ability to be a voice for the Joseph family and hold the fair accountable. Do not allow party-line interfere with achieving justice. Please review this Google Form for more details, his phone # and a sample script and PLEASE be an active participant in justice. Questions? Ask!here
An Albatross of Confusion, Banality, Damaging Imagery
Instead of emphasizing one of Tampa’s many cultural assets, the name connotes the area’s longtime unaddressed drainage problems. It doesn’t take a Hurricane Irma for nearby Bayshore Boulevard to flood. Steady rainstorms are sufficient to provide footage of stranded automobiles on the 5 o’clock news. Those images are viewed by tourists, conventioneers and occasionally on nationwide feeds.
The Citrus Taliban has Introduce legislation (HB 41) that would funnel taxpayer dollars to anti-abortion “crisis pregnancy centers” that spread misinformation and false information to pregnant women. here
“Crisis pregnancy centers undermine women’s health through deception, shame, and junk science. By funding these anti-abortion fake clinics, Florida would put a stamp of approval on denying women the ability to make decisions about their own bodies and futures.
“Seven in ten Americans support legal access to abortion. Passing this bill would signal to Floridians that their lawmakers care more about propping up ideologically driven fake clinics than promoting comprehensive reproductive health care.” Progress Florida Executive Director Mark Ferrulo
Newly minted Democrat AnnetteTaddeo has introduced a bill (SB 1606) That would create the “Florida Motion Picture Capital Corporation” Basically lining the pockets of Hollywood execs.here
She said “This effort will bring high paying jobs, grow the middle class, have a positive impact on small businesses."
This is not always true. Hillsborough County paid the producers of The Infiltrator $250.000, they were in the bay area 8 days. Tim Burton got $100.00. Ben Affleck tried to extort money from us or he would move his production of "Live By Night" which took place in Ybor City to Savannah, Ga. We held firm and he did. The film was a flop, loosing $75 million.
Her plan will eventually need a “one and done” infusion of $10-20 million.
Some history: In 2010, lawmakers set aside nearly $300 million for incentives to bring movies and television projects to Florida.