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Breaking news: Firefighters withdraw support of Solar Amendment 1

The Florida Professional Firefighters have withdrawn their endorsement of Constitutional Amendment #1, Rights of Consumers Regarding Solar Energy Choice. Official Announcement: “Our support for the…

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Florida Supreme Court denies motions against Amendment 1

Today, the Florida Supreme Court denied the motions for legal filings against Amendment 1 from the Florida Solar Energy Industries Association and Floridians for Solar…

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Critics ask Supreme Court to block Solar Amendment

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Opponents of a controversial solar-energy ballot initiative asked the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday to again review…

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Bob Graham criticizes Amendment 1

Former U.S. Sen. and Gov. Bob Graham voiced opposition Tuesday to a solar-energy constitutional amendment backed by major electric utilities. Graham, a Democrat, said during…

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Gulf Power pumps in $2 million to pass Amendment 1

The News Service of Florida reports that Gulf Power has contributed $2.2 million to the Consumers for Smart Solar, the political action committee supporting Amendment…

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Why did Pensacola give pay raises?

Ghosts from the past: City of Pensacola automatic pay raises. The City wouldn’t be having such a hard time cutting its budget if it hadn’t…

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Ricksblog picked up by Creative Loafing

Creative Loafing’s blog picked up my analysis on Amendment 1. The link is to my blog. The tax amendment won in South Florida; stunning, really,…

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Amendment 1 wins

During our election coverage on NewsRadio 1620 last night, I told co-host Marty Stanovich that I believed that if Amendment 1 got more than 68…

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Vote No on Amendment 1

We should not have a constitutional amendment that restricts the funding of counties and cities. I am upset as nearly everyone is about the huge…

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