Posts Tagged ‘Florida Forever’

Bob Graham: Support for environment being ignored

By Bob Graham April 4, 2017 The Gainesville Sun The Constitutional Revision Commission recently began holding meetings to propose amendments to the Florida Constitution. Based on the Florida Legislature’s recent actions, they may as well put an amendment on the 2018 ballot eliminating the first three words of the Florida Constitution, “We the people,” because…

Read More

No money for Lake Okeechobee reservoir in Florida House budget

By Isadora Rangel March 28, 2017 TC Palm TALLAHASSEE — The state House wants to cut land conservation funding and, as expected, not fund a reservoir to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges, according to its proposed environmental budget released Tuesday. The budget also would reduce Everglades and springs restoration funding compared with what the Legislature allocated last year. It…

Read More