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The Life and Legacy of James Madison

January 18, 2017 | Blog

Among the Founding Fathers, James Madison has received less attention from historians than some of his contemporaries have received. The principal architect of the Constitution, co-author of the Federalist Papers, and author of the Bill of Rights has often been overshadowed by the likes of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams.


Solving the Everglades Riddle

Addressing Water Quality and Quantity to Restore a Florida Legacy

Today, government owns nearly 50 percent of South Florida — that’s 5.5 million acres. Why does this matter to you? Every time government goes land shopping they take private property off the tax rolls, leaving the rest of us with higher taxes. Sure, some land should be publicly owned, but before government spends more money on more land, it should use the money and land it already owns to finish Everglades restoration and other projects to address the releases damaging our estuaries. Watch the video and tell us what you think by filling out our poll. Help us share the video through social media.

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Private Event: Tampa Leaders Fellows Gathering

Mar 2, 2017 | Tampa, FL | 6:30-8 pm  

February 23, 2017
February 09, 2017
Private Event: Palm Beach Leaders Fellows Gathering

Feb 9, 2017 | Palm Beach, FL | 6-8 pm  

February 08, 2017
By Ground and By Air

Feb 8, 2017 | Tallahassee, FL | 6-8:30 pm  

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