Florida

June 27, 2017

Why the Antiquities Act is an Important Tool for Conservation

The Antiquities Act of 1906 (signed into law by Republican President Teddy Roosevelt) grants the President the power to create National Monuments from federally-owned lands to […]
March 29, 2017

Get Involved: The Constitutional Revision Commission Process

Every 20 years, Florida’s Governor, the Senate President, Speaker of the House, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court appoint delegates to a 37-member commission of […]
March 22, 2017

Florida lawmakers weigh statewide fracking ban

From a March 22 Fox 13 article: “Opponents of fracking held a rally at the State Capital in Tallahassee Wednesday, asking the legislature to a pass […]
March 21, 2017

How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps

From a New York Times article on March 21: “The effects of climate change, including sunny-day flooding, are being felt across Florida. But the state shows […]