confederate holidays Bill Removing Confederate Holidays Heads Next To Panel Led By Descendant Of Soldier By Sascha Cordner • Feb 7, 2018 Florida Channel Will a descendant of a Confederate soldier be willing to agenda a controversial bill that’s next heading to his Florida Senate committee? The measure would get rid of certain holidays on the Florida books, which includes Confederate Memorial Day. Hollywood City Officials Agree To Change Confederate Streets, But Delay Replacements By Nick Evans • Aug 31, 2017 Meredith Geddings via Florida House Website The Hollywood city commission has approved a plan to rename three streets named after confederate generals. It’s part of a broader effort reassessing the state’s relationship with its history. FL Senator Aims To Eliminate Confederate Holidays By Nick Evans • Aug 28, 2017 Nick Evans Sen. Lauren Book (D-Plantation) wants to roll back Florida’s confederate holiday observances.