Monthly Archives: April 2013

PENSION REFORM IS DEAD! LONG LIVE FRS

PENSION REFORM IS DEAD! LONG LIVE FRS

April 30, 2013 Provided to Florida Public Employees By: Gary Rainey Dear Brothers and Sisters; The FRS pension bills were killed by the Florida Senate this afternoon in a 22 to 18 vote.   Despite the fact that the Speaker of the House made closing the FRS …






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Thanks, You Did It!!!

Thanks, You Did It!!!

April 30, 2013 Provide to Florida Public Employees By: Christine – Fund Education Now, No Excuses Para Espanol, oprima el “click”You did it!! The Florida Senate killed the Parent Trigger today! Because of you, a team of bi-partisan senators wisely voted down the Parent Trigger …






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Fight To Kill The FRS: Senate Amendments Filed This Evening To Adopt House FRS Bill 7011

Fight To Kill The FRS: Senate Amendments Filed This Evening To Adopt House FRS Bill 7011

URGENT CALL TO ACTION — URGENT CALL TO ACTION — URGENT CALL TO ACTION April 29, 2013 Provided to Florida Public Employees By: Gary Rainey Brothers and Sisters; – Early this evening Senator Simpson, the sponsor of the Senate FRS bill filed two “strike all” …






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Rhee, Stargel Got Some ‘Splainin’ to do About Those Parent Trigger Petition Signatures

Rhee, Stargel Got Some ‘Splainin’ to do About Those Parent Trigger Petition Signatures

April 29, 2013 Provided to Florida Public Employees By; Bob Sikes – Scathing Purple Musings After Kathleen McGrory’s reported April 27, 2013, in the Miami Herald that two people on Michelle Rhee’s list of petition signees did not belong there,  Scathing Purple Musings began contacted …






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FRS Senate Bill 1392: FOP Letter To All Senators

FRS Senate Bill 1392: FOP Letter To All Senators

Provided to Florida Public Employees By: James W. Preston Fraternal Order of Police  FLORIDA STATE LODGE April 22, 2013 TO ALL FLORIDA SENATORS Dear Senators: We are writing once again to express our deep concerns and confusion surrounding Senate Bill 1392 FRS Retirement by Wilton …






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Returning To Tallahassee To Produce A Documentary On The Fight Of Public Employees In Florida

Returning To Tallahassee To Produce A Documentary On The Fight Of Public Employees In Florida

April 21, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE Two weeks ago, Florida Public Employees Partnership (FPEP) President Robert Asencio traveled to Tallahassee to meet with state legislators and deliver a message of dire need from 1.3 million public employees – and from the millions of men, women …






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Valor, Courage, Commitment and Unselfish Nature of First Responders.

Valor, Courage, Commitment and Unselfish Nature of First Responders.

April 20, 2013 By:  Firefighters – Facebook page Every so often, America and the world are reminded of the valor, courage, commitment and unselfish nature of first responders. Then, there’s a week like this one. It’s hard to remember a time, other than on 9/11 …






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FL GOP Want to End Local Control of Schools; Except When They Don’t to Get Parent Trigger Passed

FL GOP Want to End Local Control of Schools; Except When They Don’t to Get Parent Trigger Passed

April 18, 2013 ……..”Florida’s school boards who unanimously are against Parent Trigger already don’t like having the power usurped in turnaround options and charter school applications and appeals. So why would republicans suddenly want to grant it with Parent Trigger? Because they can’t get it …






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Message From FPF President: Senate and House Bills On FRS

Message From FPF President: Senate and House Bills On FRS

April 16, 2013 Provided to Florida Public Employees By: Gary Rainey Dear Brothers and Sisters Senator Simpson, the sponsor of Senate bill 1392 which we are supporting offered an amendment to the bill which we were seeking. The amendment will give newly hired employees 7 …






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