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Amendment 1

Update on lawsuit to enforce Florida’s conservation lands amendment

After Florida voters overwhelmingly supported amending the state constitution in 2014 to earmark funds for conservation lands, the state legislature came up short with the implementation; that’s the contention of several conservation organizations that sued...
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Solar industry group opposes Florida’s Amendment 1

Leaders of a solar energy trade association are touring Florida this week encouraging people to vote against the ballot question known as Amendment 1. The Solar Energy Industries Association is a national group with 1,000...
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Florida scientists want to educate Trump on climate

Twenty-six Florida scientists have written a letter to Donald Trump; they want to meet with the Republican presidential nominee to talk about the latest climate science and the threats expected because of a changing climate....
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Florida solar amendment could “completely negate” future solar proposals: tape

A newly unearthed audio tape is giving credence to the idea that the solar amendment on November’s ballot in Florida was designed to mislead voters and would “completely negate” future solar power initiatives. The left-leaning...

Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO; Consumers for Smart Solar PAC defends utilities-backed Amendment 1.

BY Rob Lorei Our first guest on Radioactivity Wednesday was Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO. It’s the largest union federation in the US, representing more than 12 million active and retired workers. Trumka is a former coal...
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Why are Florida’s big utilities companies backing amendment 1 for solar energy choice?

By Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Thursday we look at Amendment 1, also known as “Rights of Electricity Consumers Regarding Solar Energy Choice”, that is being back by 4 large for-profit utility companies: Florida Power and Light, Duke...

Despite public outcry, confederate history group will continue to fly flag in Hillsborough

Despite public outcry, confederate history group will continue to fly flag in Hillsborough

Leading Environmentalist Gives Florida Legislature F Grade for Failing to Follow Constitutional Amendment One

Florida Audubon Director on the use of Amendment 1 funds for land conservation
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Environmentalists want more Amendment 1 funds for Everglades restoration

Environmentalists want more Amendment 1 funds for Everglades restoration

Group behind Amendment 1 wants legislature to follow voter’s intent

group behind Amendment 1 wants legislature to follow voter's intent

WEDU’s Florida This Week looks at the battle over medicaid expansion, Amendment 1 funds, and same-sex adoption

WEDU's Florida This Week looks at the battle over medicaid expansion, Amendment 1 funds, and same-sex adoption

Coal Industry challenges EPA pollution standards in the Supreme Court, and WEDU’s Florida this week

Coal Industry challenges EPA pollution Standards, and WEDU's Florida this week

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