TALLAHASSEE (AP) — Conservation land purchases, beer growlers, tax cuts, guns on state university campuses, medical marijuana and even where transgender people can go to the bathroom will all be issues that will come up during Florida’s 2015 legislative session. 648 more words
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In 1980, Palm Beach County showed rare foresight in its decision to create the Agricultural Reserve to both protect agriculture and preserve the land from over development. 378 more words
For the last few weeks, Gov. Rick Scott has been playing a new role as a nature-lover. Meeting the press in the Everglades, with a caged Florida panther nearby, he announces a $5 billion Everglades restoration plan. 336 more words
Yep; they’re still at it.
Winning was just the beginning. Now Florida’s Water and Land Legacy, a coalition of conservation groups that convinced a record number of Florida voters to approve the water and land conservation amendment, has a new challenge: Convincing legislators to spend the money as voters want. 422 more words