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EVERGLADES RESTORATION PROJECTS The EAA Reservoir Project is a joint Everglades restoration effort between the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The SFWMD’s Governing Board unanimously approved an agreement which enables the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin work on the accompanying storage reservoir. The Old Tamiami Read more about Issues of Interest[…]
LICENSE PLATES An additional 10 new specialty license plates, including “Support Healthcare Heroes” and a Florida State Parks plate, were approved by the Legislature. There are currently 120 authorized plates with another 33 attempting to reach the 3,000 pre-orders within the allotted 24-month period. A cap of 150 was instituted last year. K9 MEDICAL AID Passing Read more about Bills that Passed[…]
Joe Brown Former Secretary of the Florida Senate Joe Brown died April 16th in Tallahassee. In 1974, Brown became the 40th Secretary of the Florida Senate. He served for 22 years, retiring in 1996. Brown was 88. Michael Collins Astronaut Michael Collins died of cancer at the age of 90 on April 28th. Collins Read more about In Memoriam[…]
PARENTS BILL OF RIGHTS This legislation says that parents have ultimate decision-making authority on issues of education, physical and mental health. Parents could more easily opt their kids out of medical procedures like vaccinations or educational courses that parents object to – like sex ed. CRAFT DISTILLERIES Florida’s craft distilleries finally leveled the playing field Read more about Bills that Passed[…]
Audubon Florida Board of Directors Named chair of the Audubon Florida Board of Directors was Heidi McCree, Tampa, an attorney. Lauren Book The Florida Senate Democrats have chosen Senator Lauren Book (D-Plantation) as their Democratic Leader, succeeding Senator Gary Farmer (D-Fort Lauderdale). Just days before this year’s legislative session concluded, Senator Farmer resigned his seat Read more about Movers and Shakers[…]