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State Redistricting Committees Announced

Big news: We have the official list of legislators who will decide how Florida's state legislative and Congressional districts are drawn for the next ten years. Using the data provided by the U.S. Census, state lawmakers come together every decade to draw new district lines

Florida Power & Light Settles, But More Improvement Needed

Florida’s utilities are trying to raise our utility rates to benefit investors and fossil fuel interests. If we don’t speak up, our bills will go up, and we can’t afford to line corporations’ pockets. In August, FPL settled with some clean energy advocacy groups, including

Manatees Need Clean Water Advocates

Like most Floridians, I have a soft spot for manatees. Since my childhood days exploring Biscayne Bay in Miami, there’s never been a time when I didn’t jump with excitement when I spied one of these gentle giants in our waters.  Now I live in

Happy Clams Need Clean Water

You've heard the expression, 'happy as a clam.' But, it turns out, Florida's clams aren't all that happy. Dr. Todd Osborne is hoping to change that. Dr. Osborne is a biogeochemist at UF's Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience. With his team, he has been working