#DefendLocal in The New York Times on California Soda Tax Preemption

As California labor advocates and business groups looked to strike a compromise that would ban local soda taxes through 2030,... Read more »


#DefendLocal in Sun-Sentinel: A Fight Worth Winning

Recently, CDLS member and Coral Springs City Commissioner Dan Daley authored an op-ed in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel newspaper about... Read more »


WFOR-TV CBS 4 Miami on #DefendLocal Gun Violence Town Hall

On May 12, #DefendLocal held a town hall meeting and film screening on gun violence at Silverspot Cinema in Coconut... Read more »


Some of the organizations and elected officials that have committed to #DefendLocal. You can add your voice to theirs and join our nonpartisan people-powered coalition.

  • Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus
  • States United to Prevent Gun Violence
  • SEIU Florida
  • Equality Florida
  • Florida Immigrant Coalition
  • Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, Washington D.C.
  • Mayor Andrew Gillum – City of Tallahassee, Florida
  • Florida State Representative Shevrin Jones
  • Hawaii State Representative Kaniela Ing
  • Councilmember Mary Sheffield – City of Detroit, Michigan
  • 15th Ward Alderman Megan Ellyia Green – City of St. Louis, Missouri
  • South Dakota State Senator Kevin Killer
  • District 7 Councilwoman Tiffinni Young – City of Dallas, Texas


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