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A Florida senator has proposed preventing local governments from regulating electric vehicle charging stations

Regulation of electric-vehicle charging stations would be controlled by the state -- what is known as a “preemption” of local authority.
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Florida Senate panel supports fees on electric vehicles

A bill would require electric vehicle owners in Florida to pay $200 registration fees to try to offset anticipated losses in gas-tax dollars
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The Scoop: Wed., September 13, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Polk County man killed Polk County deputies shot and killed a man last night on Westside Ridge Blvd in the city of Auburndale. After 55-year-old Angelo Theodore Curcione threatened officers and deputies with a knife,...
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Clearwater Republican State Representative Ed Hooper proposes a yearly tax on electric vehicle owners in Florida

Under Ed Hooper's bill, Florida electric vehicle owners would pay a registration fee aimed at helping make up for lost gas-tax dollars.
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A Ron DeSantis veto stops a Florida bill that would have made it easier for governments to buy electric vehicles

Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill that could have made it easier for officials to choose electric cars for government fleets.
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Electric vehicle owners gather on Earth Day to accelerate green transition

A group of electric vehicle owners from the Tampa Bay area gathered on Earth Day to encourage more people to drive electric. Over 20 electric vehicles were displayed in the parking lot at Ford’s Garage...
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PSTA gets $18 million from the federal government for electric buses

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is getting more than $18 million from the FTA to buy new electric buses.
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Florida Conservation Voters push for electric school buses

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced in November that some school districts in Florida were eligible for grants to help replace diesel school buses with electric buses. The eligible districts are from the most...

Tampa adds nine new electric vehicles, looks to go ‘100% electric’

On Tuesday, the City of Tampa held a news conference introducing nine new electric vehicles to its fleet. Mayor Jane Castor said it’s part of the city’s commitment to sustainability and goal of one day...

Light Electric Vehicles

On Monday’s Sustainable Living program we talked about Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) and our guest was the editor for EV World on-line magazine, Bill Moore. Batteries, bike rentals, electric bikes, hover boards and other LEVs...

Market Speaks for Electric Vehicles (EVs)

On today’s Sustainable Living Show we talked about Electric Vehicles. The editor for EV World on-line magazine, Bill Moore, joined the show. EV World started in 1998 with an objective to provide a human face...
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Pinellas transit authority checks out electric bus option

Pinellas County’s transit authority is thinking about purchasing some electric buses to replace diesel vehicles as they reach the end of their useful lives. PSTA is bringing in electric bus companies to demonstrate the advantages...

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