localvu – Local Voices United
January 10, 2024

Is It The Nightmare Before Session?

In January, Florida’s annual legislative session will convene. Legislators face a packed agenda full of issues that will decide the future of local communities. America’s Founders believed in a simple idea: Our communities should be run by the people who live in them. Local Voices United believes it, too. Together, we can amplify local voices in Tallahassee this session, fight for local decision-making, and protect our communities.
November 20, 2023

Your City Keeps You Active

Whether it’s the sun-kissed beaches, vibrant parks, refreshing springs, or thrilling rides, Florida has it all! In the Sunshine State’s 400+ cities, towns, and villages, staying active is a way of life. From the tranquil waves of Treasure Island, to the space-bound excitement of Titusville, and the well-manicured landscapes of Weston, your city is a hub of activity that elevates your quality of life and keeps you active.
November 8, 2023

New Video: America’s Founders Believed in This Idea

America’s Founders believed in a simple idea: Our communities should be run by the people who live in them. The idea isn’t controversial or complicated, but it has been ignored by politicians for far too long. Unfortunately, America stopped believing that local communities should be free to solve local problems, and started believing distant politicians could solve local problems—which made us more partisan and more divided.
September 21, 2023

Hurricane Watch: How Cities Lead During Storms

As autumn arrives in the Sunshine State, Florida continues its annual dance with hurricane season. From the lively streets of Fort Pierce to the tranquil shores near Niceville, local leaders in Florida are acutely aware of the importance of readiness and communication in the face of impending storms.
June 13, 2023

Your Voice Made a Difference

Sunshine State lawmakers wrapped up an action-packed Legislative Session earlier this month that saw legislators grapple with hot-button issues and the largest budget in state history. Between the rhetoric and legislative deal-making, they found time to address important issues affecting local decision-making, too.
March 6, 2023

Tallahassee’s “Champions” for Local Decision-Making Weigh In

Dear Reader, With the 2023 Legislative Session quickly approaching, we thought our readers would like to hear directly from some of the “champions” that back local decision-making in Tallahassee.Across the Sunshine State, local leaders are realizing their community’s potential to be the next hub for innovation.