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Today, October 1st, nearly 3 million more Floridians become eligible to receive quality, affordable health insurance through the Insurance Marketplace (previously called “Exchanges”) created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as "Obamacare."
Visiting HealthCare.gov is your first step toward obtaining quality, affordable health insurance through the Marketplace.
President Obama has included gay parents in a proclamation recognizing November as national adoption month.
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It has been an eventful year! After years of waiting Floridians now have marriage equality! But, the fight isn't over. LGBT individuals in Florida who were married on Saturday can still be legally fired from their job on Monday. We have to keep the momentum going throughout Florida to eliminate discrimination in the workplace and pass the Florida Competitive Workforce Act!
It’s been a little over a week since Lobby Days, but the energy of those two powerful days is still here! During the event incredible volunteers from across the state engaged with over 80 Representatives and Senators to continue the momentum behind pro-equality legislation. The event was dynamic and inspiring for all who attended.
Adoption agencies receiving taxpayer funds could discriminate as they wish
Bill is proposed soon after state House voted to increase payments to private agencies
(March 19, 2015) A bill that would allow private adoption agencies to take state money while continuing to discriminate against groups of prospective parents was approved by a Florida House committee Thursday.
Twelve Republicans voted for it; six Democrats opposed it.