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February 15, 2023

Pre-Session Poll

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

Innovation is our New Attraction

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

Play “Local Voices” Trivia Today!

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.
June 10, 2022

The Poll Results Are In!

The poll results are in! Local Voices United recently conducted an informal poll of our readers (that’s you!), asking how legislators did this year when it comes to local decision-making. Here are the results: 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.
April 28, 2022

Post Session Poll

Sunshine State lawmakers wrapped up Florida’s annual legislative session in March. Legislators tackled a number of hot-button issues that elevated #LocalVoices in our communities. For the first time, local choices will decide if prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks is appropriate for their communities. An updated state law will also allow local voices to protect our natural resources and habitats by better managing tree-trimming, pruning and removal.