Legislative Agenda Progress
As the legislative session in Tallahassee reaches its halfway point, lawmakers are reflecting on their agenda's success. Day 25 of the 60-day session saw the passage of health-related priorities, such as Senate Bills 7016 and 7018, emphasizing the Live Healthy Act. Speaker Paul Renner's priority bills, House Bills 1 and 3, addressing social media accounts and harmful materials for minors, are awaiting debate and action in the Senate.
Moms for Liberty Takes Center Stage
"Moms for Liberty," a group advocating parental rights in education, marked its three-year anniversary by taking center stage at the Florida Capitol. With a presence in 48 states, the group focuses on wins at both school district and state levels. Notable achievements include pushing the Parental Rights bill, known as the "don't say gay" law, which bans preferred pronouns and LGBT lessons in Florida schools. Despite being listed as an extremist group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Moms for Liberty continues to influence education policies.
Biden's South Carolina Primary Projection
President Biden, seeking a projected win in the South Carolina Primary, recalls the state's pivotal role in revitalizing his 2020 campaign. The diverse coalition, particularly Black voters, played a crucial role in his victory in the Palmetto State. The president aims to secure support once again, acknowledging the significance of South Carolina in shaping the Democratic primary calendar and underscoring the need to connect with Black voters.