The Florida Voices project put a spotlight on issues everyday Floridians care most deeply about.
“We have to be leaders, since we’re some of the most vulnerable people here in our country to climate change and sea level rise.”
“I think it is necessary for Joe Plumber or Joetta Plumber to be able to live off of what she makes.”
Sean Fell saw the devastation of Deepwater Horizon firsthand.
A Pensacola oyster farmer believes private enterprise must rise to meet our ecological challenges.
“This is the first time we’ve had so many people in politics with a Muslim background,” explains Raed Alshaibi.
This 29-year-old mother of two is taking the long view as Florida prepares to elect a new governor. Will candidates do the same?
A year after Hurricanes Maria and Irma ravaged the island, Ricardo Skerrett thinks new arrivals will create more political balance in Florida.
“They tend to put selfless service over parochial, narrow or selfish interests.”
“Do we really want to export all our farm production to foreign countries?”
“When things collapse … it’s much harder to put them back together than it is to keep them whole in the first place.”
“I don’t believe party should come before the principles that we have.”