Environment

98 people joining Gov. DeSantis and Cabinet on Israel trip starting Saturday – here...

Update: DeSantis communications director Helen Aguirre Ferré has issued the following statement regarding travel expenses: "All co-chairs, business, academia, religious leaders, legislators, and members...
The Everglades

Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried asks supporters to sign petition against FL DEP over Everglades...

It’s not often you see a state Cabinet official asking people to sign a petition against a fellow state agency. But that’s what Florida’s...

Stop! Just stop playing politics with Hurricane Michael victims

Ever been to Seaside, the “New Urbanist” community in Walton County? It’s  gorgeous: front porches, picket fences, bike paths, glossy magnolia trees, and even...
Nikki Fried

FL Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried: Trump trade deal hurts FL growers

If President Trump wants to put America first in revamped trade deals, he needs to do a better job of looking out for Florida...

Roads vs. pristine Florida? Gov. DeSantis signs massive toll road bill

Despite pleas from two former state governors and at least 90 environmental and community groups and businesses, Gov. Ron DeDantis on Friday signed a...
Plastic straws available at Table 23 in Tallahassee

Gov. DeSantis vetoes FL Legislature’s power grab over plastic straws

Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued his first legislative veto, and it targets a bill that would have forbidden local governments from banning single-use plastic...

Former Gov. Bob Graham asks Gov. DeSantis to veto multi-billion-dollar toll road plan and...

Former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, chair of the Florida Conservation Coalition, is joining the calls for Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto two...

South Miami is first South Florida city to commit to 100% clean-energy plan

State lawmakers did nothing to address climate change and sea level rise in the legislative session, but Florida local communities are making their own...

Last-minute legislative amendment penalizes anyone who challenges Florida development

A longtime watchdog group is warning that legislation soon heading to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk would gut enforcement of Florida’s 1985 Growth Management Act,...

GOP majority ensured Gov. Ron DeSantis got what he wanted from FL Legislature: Hard...

With a Republican majority in the Legislature, Gov. Ron DeSantis pulled the 2019 regular session sharply to the right, keeping his party in line...

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