Bradenton Herald — Florida Legislature appropriate in environmental funding

Posted 06/19/2015

Bradenton Herald “Florida Legislature appropriate in environmental funding” June 19, 2015 By Dan Peterson Florida lawmakers should be commended for their wise and forward-looking priorities reflected in their environmental appropriations agreed to this past weekend. They recognized the Everglades for what it is: a state treasure worthy of additional funds ($81.8 million) to enable critical …

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The Tampa Tribune — Amendment 1 and restoration: More complex than simple land acquisition

Posted 06/12/2015

The Tampa Tribune Amendment 1 and restoration: More complex than simple land acquisition June 12, 2015 By Dan Peterson During the 2015 special legislative session, a controversial topic involving Amendment 1 funding entangles a push to purchase land south of Lake Okeechobee in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). Extreme elements of the environmental movement have …

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Issue Commentary: Priority Restoration Projects Deserve Amendment 1 Funding

Posted 06/11/2015

For decades, one of Florida’s top environmental challenges has been the restoration of the Everglades. Scientists have studied it, legislators have debated it, the state and federal governments have wrangled over funding it, and environmentalists have publicized it. One would think the problem is bigger than ever. Or, is it? Restoring the Everglades, and dealing …

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Daytona Beach News-Journal — Land buy won’t fix Everglades

Posted 06/09/2015

Daytona Beach News-Journal “Land buy won’t fix Everglades” June 9, 2015 By Dan Peterson During the 2015 special session, a controversial topic involving Amendment 1 funding entangles a push to purchase land south of Lake Okeechobee in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). Extreme elements of the environmental movement have made it sound as though the …

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Sun Sentinel — Simple purchase won’t save the Everglades

Posted 06/08/2015

Sun Sentinel “Simple purchase won’t save the Everglades” June 8, 2015 By Dan Peterson During the 2015 special session, a controversial topic involving Amendment 1 funding entangles a push to purchase land south of Lake Okeechobee in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). Extreme elements of the environmental movement have made it sound as though the …

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Saint Petersblog — Amendment 1 Everglades restoration money more complex than just buying land

Posted 06/08/2015

Saint Petersblog “Amendment 1 Everglades restoration money more complex than just buying land” June 8, 2015 By Dan Peterson During the 2015 special session, a controversial topic involving Amendment 1 funding entangles a push to purchase land south of Lake Okeechobee in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). Extreme elements of the environmental movement have made …

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Context Florida — Dan Peterson: Amendment 1 Everglades restoration money more complex than just buying land

Posted 06/07/2015

Context Florida “Dan Peterson: Amendment 1 Everglades restoration money more complex than just buying land” June 7, 2015 By Dan Peterson During the 2015 special session, a controversial topic involving Amendment 1 funding entangles a push to purchase land south of Lake Okeechobee in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). Extreme elements of the environmental movement …

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WFSU — Civil Forfeiture Bill Sheds Major Provision But Moves Forward

Posted 04/17/2015

WFSU “Civil Forfeiture Bill Sheds Major Provision But Moves Forward” April 16, 2015 By Nick Evans Senators got into a bipartisan fight Thursday over Florida’s civil forfeiture procedures.  The underlying bill passed its committee but not before lawmakers stripped out out a plan to prohibit law enforcement agencies using seized goods for their own operation. …

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Florida Politics — Growth Bill Headed To House Floor With Opposition From Cities, Counties

Posted 04/14/2015

Florida Politics “Growth Bill Headed To House Floor With Opposition From Cities, Counties” April 14, 2015 By Bruce Ritchie A controversial House growth management bill passed its final committee stop on the way to the House floor on Tuesday. HB 933, which originally combined seven separate House growth management bills, includes provisions eliminating the “development …

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Daily Signal — Florida Taking the Lead on Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Posted 04/09/2015

Daily Signal “Florida Taking the Lead on Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform” April 9, 2015 By Andrew Kloster and Jason Snead Florida is poised to become the new front in the civil asset forfeiture reform movement. State Sen. Jeff Brandes, a Republican from the Tampa area, has filed reform legislation, which the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal …

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