Amendment 1

Column: Use Amendment 1 money as intended — to conserve Florida’s natural land

By Ryan Smart, Special to the Tampa Bay Times March 15, 2017 Tampa Bay Times Last week the Florida Senate betrayed the intent of Florida voters who overwhelmingly passed Amendment ...

Letter Writing Campaign: Where are you, Governor?

Enough is enough with the toxic algae that has proliferated our waterways.   Fill in your information below and choose a letter to send to Governor Rick Scott.  Then click ...

Lost in translation: whatever happened to Amendment 1?

BY ROGER WILLIAMS Nathaniel Reed, a born-and-raised Florida boy, stepped out of his home on the southern terminus of the Indian Riverlagoon one early morning last week, looked up the ...

Environmental groups want judge to force finance officer to transfer $237 million to Amendment 1

By Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Naples Daily News 8:34 PM, Oct 23, 2015 Environmental activists are asking a judge to order the state’s top financial officer to transfer more than $237 million ...

Carl Hiaasen: Brazen theft of Amendment 1 Bucks

Miami Herald: Most embezzlers try to conceal their thefts, but not in Tallahassee. The looting of Florida’s Amendment One conservation funds took place in broad daylight, orchestrated by two poker-faced ...

Environmentalists: Divert Surplus Funds To Amendment 1

Environmental groups are asking a Leon County judge to intervene in how the state will spend a large chunk of the $700 million in funds set aside by voters for ...

Environmental Group Files Suit Against Legislature over Amendment 1

from tcpalm.com State lawmakers misused almost half the money available through a constitutional amendment to conserve land and water, environmental activists claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday. A legal challenge ...

Environmental Groups Consider Litigation following Amendment 1 Disappointment

from tcpalm.com: Environmentalists could soon go on the offense over what they describe as the Legislature’s failure to meet the intent of a constitutional amendment to boost land and water ...

Former Florida Governor and Senator Bob Graham speaks out about Amendment 1 and the preservation of the Everglades.

Miami Herald OP ED Piece: If we fail the Everglades, we fail Florida’s future Former U.S. Senator & Florida Gov. Bob Graham BY BOB GRAHAM On Dec. 6, 1947, President ...