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Gaetz touts FY 2014-15 state budget

June 3, 2014

Today, Governor Rick Scott signed the state’s FY 2014-2015 budget which makes substantial investments in Bay, Escambia, Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington Counties in Northwest Florida. Niceville Republican Don Gaetz, who was serving…

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Blackwater Oil Bill Killed

February 21, 2012

A state bill aiming to entice oil companies onto state land has apparently stalled out in a senate committee this morning. The senate’s Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee considered Sen. Greg Evers’ S.B. 1158 and decided…

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Evers’ Blackwater Backyard

February 20, 2012

A Northwest Florida senator is working to bring oil drilling close to home—his home. As Senator Greg Evers’ bill encouraging drilling on public lands—specifically, in Blackwater River State Forest—heads to the Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee…