December 10, 2016

News Press: Senate passes bill with Everglades money

Everglades restoration funding was increased through this bill, which allows half of the money to be funded by the federal government. From the December 10 article in […]
December 31, 2015

How the Florida Legislature can have a successful 2016 session and regain voters’ trust

As 2015 comes to an end, Floridians sadly look back over a less than stellar performance by our Legislature. The regular session ended without a budget […]
December 3, 2015

Scott’s budget request includes over $200M for salaries, expenses under Amendment 1

More than one-fifth of the money that Gov. Rick Scott recommends spending next year under a water and land conservation spending initiative approved by voters in […]
March 19, 2015

FEMA to states like Florida: no climate planning, no money

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making it tougher for governors to deny man-made climate change. Starting next year, the agency will approve disaster preparedness funds […]