Gov. Scott Signs Bethune Statue Bill – Big Win for State Lobbying Team

Gov. Scott Signs Bethune Statue Bill – Big Win for State Lobbying Team

On March 18, Governor Rick Scott signed a bill making it official – a statue of civil-rights leader and educator Mary McLeod Bethune will replace the current statue of a Confederate general as a representative of Florida in the U.S. Capitol. Yolanda Cash Jackson, Mario Bailey and our entire lobbying team in Tallahassee led the push to make Bethune’s statue the first African-American woman in Statuary Hall.

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