September 21, 2023
August 4, 2023
In Florida, it means having roots in a community. ‘Local’ means familiarity, trust and commitment to a place and its people. It’s also non-partisan and focused on real solutions that improve our quality of life.
June 13, 2023
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 21, 2023
Do you want to pay more for trash collection, or add even more garbage trucks on the road? That’s exactly what will happen if HB 975 becomes law.
March 6, 2023
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.
February 16, 2023
Dear Reader, Last month, we asked Local Voices United’s readers about the 2023 Legislative Session and if you think the Legislature should strengthen local decision-making this year. The poll results are in! Across the Sunshine State, local leaders are realizing their community’s potential to be the next hub for innovation.
February 15, 2023
Local Voices United, a non-partisan, Florida-focused group that supports local decision-making, is conducting our annual, informal poll of supporters across the state — and we want to hear from you! It’s a New Year and a brand new legislature fresh off a historic election season Across the Sunshine State, local leaders are realizing their community’s potential to be the next hub for innovation.
September 20, 2022
It’s often said that there’s no greater driver of change than a community that has discovered what it cares about – and in several Florida communities, that’s exactly what’s happening. Across the Sunshine State, local leaders are realizing their community’s potential to be the next hub for innovation.
August 2, 2022
Think You Know Florida Local Government? Test Your Knowledge With Local Voices Trivia! In Florida, local decision making takes many forms. While the state makes many important decisions for all Floridians, decisions made closer to the people — in city and town halls across the Sunshine State — often better reflect the unique nature of our neighborhoods and communities. Generally speaking, a super-majority of respondents agree with the concept that local decision-making is preferable to one-size-fits-all policymaking from Tallahassee bureaucrats.