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VICE News: Florida voters may be tricked into derailing solar energy

published on: October 28, 2016

The deceptiveness of the utility-backed Amendment 1 in Florida is garnering national attention this week. Vice News published an expansive article on the notorious ballot question – and in typical Vice style – they aren’t pulling any punches with the real intentions behind the Amendment’s shiny coating:

Floridians who think they’re voting in November to promote the spread of solar panels may actually derail it, thanks to a deceptively worded ballot measure that would change the Sunshine State’s constitution.

Florida Conservation Voters’ own Aliki Moncrief was quoted in the article:

“This is about them holding their monopoly power,” said Aliki Moncrief, executive director of Florida Conservation Voters. “What this does is lock in the status quo.”

Click here to read the full article.