AP: NC HB 2 to Cost State $3.76 Billion

According to an Associated Press analysis, North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” HB 2 will cost the state $3.76 billion in lost... Read more »


Lakeland Officials are Fighting Bills They Say attack Their Ability to Govern

“There is an attack on home rule like I have not seen in 25 years. […] All of these (bills)... Read more »


Florida Preemption in Focus – March 13 – March 16, 2017

Here are some preemption related articles from around Florida from this week. Our View: Let Home Rule Prevail on Rentals... Read more »


Some of the organizations and elected officials that have committed to #DefendLocal. You can add your voice to theirs and join our nonpartisan people-powered coalition.

  • Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus
  • States United to Prevent Gun Violence
  • SEIU Florida
  • Equality Florida
  • Florida Immigrant Coalition
  • Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, Washington D.C.
  • Mayor Andrew Gillum – City of Tallahassee, Florida
  • Florida State Representative Shevrin Jones
  • Hawaii State Representative Kaniela Ing
  • Councilmember Mary Sheffield – City of Detroit, Michigan
  • 15th Ward Alderman Megan Ellyia Green – City of St. Louis, Missouri
  • South Dakota State Senator Kevin Killer
  • District 7 Councilwoman Tiffinni Young – City of Dallas, Texas


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