Florida Senate President Joe Negron possibly resigning

“Florida Senate President Joe Negron is one of the most powerful politicians in Florida. But has he had enough of Tallahassee? Negron told NewsChannel 5 … Click here to read more

Proposed amendment making it harder to raise taxes in Florida to go before voters

From The Capitolist: “‘Florida families plan their budgets carefully to make every dollar count and the Legislature exercises the same attentiveness when appropriating the tax dollars Floridians send us,” said Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart. “Just like Florida families, state government should live within its means … Click here to read more

Bullsugar’s EAA Reservoir Update: ‘Do not give up on Florida’s waterways’

From Bullsugar.org: “…We’re talking about spending almost $2 billion on a once-in-a-lifetime chance to reverse decades of damage. Legislators cannot waste this opportunity on a gamed, half-baked box-checking exercise that federal partners struggle to take seriously … Click here to read more

SFWMD unveils latest model results for Everglades Agricultural Area Storage Reservoir Project

“South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) staff yesterday held its eighth public meeting in two months on the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Storage Reservoir Project and presented stakeholders and interested parties with model results detailing projected benefits of the alternative plans. The results show … Click here to read more

House Forever Florida bill could undo Negron Everglades reservoir plan

From The Palm Beach Post: “More money would be set aside for land conservation under a House bill rolled out Monday, with some environmentalists contending the proposal could hinder Senate President Joe Negron’s push to speed construction of a water-cleaning reservoir in the Everglades … Click here to read more