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Jamie Way | January 6, 2017

In 2014, two gun-rights organizations, Florida Carry and the Second Amendment Foundation, sued the city of Tallahassee and various of its officials over a pair of laws, passed in 1957 and 1988, that prohibit residents from discharging firearms in public parks. Those local regulations retroactively violated a Florida state law, passed in 2011, preempting local governments from passing any ordinances that regulate guns. Click her to read the rest of this article.

Jamie Way | January 4, 2017

After making it to the top, Barack Obama is looking down. In October, the outgoing president signaled that he will focus on state-level politics when he leaves office. This promise took on new urgency after the election, which left Republicans in control of 32 statehouses and 33 governor’s mansions, not to mention both chambers of Congress and the White House. “One of the big suggestions that I have for Democrats as I leave … is how do we do more of that ground-up building?” the president told NPR in December.

Jamie Way | January 3, 2017

Los Angeles utility commissioners want to pay homeowners in the city’s disadvantaged communities to generate electricity from the sun.

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Jamie Way | January 20, 2017

Principles for Engaging Trump, Defending Human Rights, and Preventing Authoritarianism

Partnership for Working Families has signed on to the following principles and encourages you to join us.

Jamie Way | January 18, 2017
Jamie Way | January 13, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Jan. 14th – 21st 2017


Thousands Join More than a Dozen Protests to Declare Cities’ Resistance to Hateful & Divisive Policies

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