A Rare Win for the Little Guy?

Nov 6, 2016

Could David actually beat Goliath in Florida’s political arena? Amendment 1, the deceptive utility-backed solar amendment, looked certain for passage this November. Voters who were polled overwhelmingly supported the amendment, mistakenly believing it was...

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Shame on Smart Solar’s Scam

Oct 22, 2016

Vote NO on Amendment 1. Tell your friends and family to vote NO. Post it on Facebook. Tweet it. Shout it from the rooftops where solar panels should be if it weren’t for Amendment...

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Diversity and Balance Needed on Constitutional Panel...

Oct 9, 2016

The Constitutional Revision Commission (CRC) is required to meet every 20 years to review Florida’s Constitution and to recommend changes. Before it can meet, the 37 members must be appointed. The governor appoints 15...

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Don’t Be Fooled by Utility-Backed Solar Amendment...

Sep 25, 2016

Polls consistently show the overwhelming majority of Floridians have a positive view of solar energy, yet the Sunshine State lags behind many states in solar power. One obstacle has been the Florida Legislature’s reluctance...

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Scott Fights to Appoint Judges Instead of Letting Voters Decide...

Jun 12, 2016

Under our system of government, we value the concept of three separate but equal branches of government—the legislative, judicial and executive—and the principle that all political power is inherent in the people. The executive...

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Two Court Decisions Will Discourage Challenges, Confuse Voters...

Apr 10, 2016

The Florida Supreme Court failed twice last week to do what was in the best interest of Floridians. Coincidentally, both decisions involved constitutional amendments—one by putting a deceptive amendment on the ballot and the...

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The Florida Legislature Is Going After the Courts … Again...

Nov 23, 2015

Florida legislators aren’t feeling the love from the courts so they’re taking action — again. Based on their dismal rate of success with past efforts to interfere in judicial matters, it might be advisable...

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A Dismal and Embarrassing Failure

Aug 29, 2015

They came, they wrangled, and they adjourned — without congressional maps. The Florida Supreme Court gave the state Legislature the opportunity to try for the third time to draw congressional districts in a manner...

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