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.”