Tag: domestic violence

Charlie Crist Gets Proposal to Help Domestic Violence Survivors Signed Into Law

A congressman from the Sunshine State had his proposal that will make it easier for survivors of domestic violence to replace missing documents signed into law. At the start of 2020, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist,...

Marco Rubio Backs Bill Ensuring Survivors of Domestic Violence Not Responsible for Abuser’s Student...

“While Congress eliminated the joint consolidation program in 2006, it did not provide a way for borrowers to sever existing loans, even in the event of domestic violence, economic abuse, or unresponsiveness from a former partner. The Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act would fix this oversight, which has unfortunately left too many borrowers liable for their former spouse’s student loan debt,” Rubio’s office noted. 

Ashley Moody: Resources Still Available for Victims of Domestic Violence Despite Stay-at-Home Order

Abuse counselors are offering more communication options for victims of domestic violence and shelters are implementing policies to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moody urged anyone isolated with an abuser to contact law enforcement and seek help to escape abuse.

Charlie Crist Introduces Bill to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

“Escaping domestic violence is one of the most difficult things a person can do,” said Crist. “This legislation supports survivors who make the brave choice to restart their lives safely and independently, ensuring one step in that process is a little less burdensome.”

Jeanette Nuñez: DeSantis Administration “Pushing the Boundaries of the 21st Century With a Bold...

The governor’s office outlined the achievements in areas Nuñez oversees.

Dr. Buck Blodgett: Is It Time To Treat Violence Against Women As A National...

Each day in the United States women are victims of all types of violence at the hands of men – murder, domestic abuse, sexual assault – yet too often as a nation we take little or no notice.

Florida House Passed Bill Helping Domestic Violence Victims With Unemployment Benefits

State Rep. Dotie Joseph, D-Miami, steered her bill through the House which passed it without opposition this week.