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Marco Rubio Introduces the No Tax Breaks for Radical Corporate Activism Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “No Tax Breaks for Radical Corporate Activism Act.” Rubio’s office offered some of the details of the proposal. “The bill would prohibit employers from deducting expenses related...

Ashley Moody Working With Uber on Human Trafficking Prevention Education Before Super Bowl LV

With the game less than two weeks away, Moody and Uber have launched a virtual education video to educate thousands of drivers and customers on how to better understand the crime of human trafficking, how it presents in our communities and what to do when they suspect someone is being trafficked. This is the second straight year the Attorney General’s Office has joined with Uber to educate drivers to help spot and report incidences of human trafficking in the days leading up to the National Football League's (NFL) championship game.
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Who Gets to the Front of the Vaccine Line in Florida?

Multiple groups are trying to make sure Gov. Ron DeSantis knows their workers should get the vaccine before it is available to the general public.
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Jimmy Patronis Meets With Uber, Trying to Get HQ to Move from California to...

Patronis met this week with Uber’s vice president of facilities to urge the company to move from Florida and escape “California’s burdensome regulations" which are “threatening to destroy their innovative business model.”

Uber Helping Florida Veterans With Rides to Medical Appointments During Coronavirus Pandemic

The program will be overseen by the Foundation who has partnered with the VA Sunshine Healthcare Network (VISN 8) which includes all VA facilities around the state of Florida.

Uber, Ashley Moody Launch Program Offering Free Rides to Domestic Violence Victims

On Wednesday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and Uber announced a program to offer free rides to help victims of domestic violence escape abuse.

Ashley Moody Ready to Take On Human Traffickers as Florida Hosts Pro Bowl, Super...

Moody said Florida is about to see increased human trafficking. The key to cracking down on it will be enlisting the public’s help.  In particular, law enforcement has been working with truckers. Moody said that interstate highways are the main arteries to bring victims into the state.

Uber Drivers in Florida Earned $870 Million Last Year

The study found Uber’s activities support $1 billion of gross domestic product in Florida and adds $134 million to the state’s economy.