FCV 2022 Endorsements : Rep. Andrew Learned

FCV is proud to announce our endorsement of Representative Andrew Learned in Florida House District 69! Rep. Learned is a defender of our environment by working to ensure that Florida’s unique waterways are kept clean and that Florida families always have access to affordable rooftop solar.   Rep. Learned is

Where Are We in the Cycle of Accountability?

Every person on this planet has inherent political power. But while casting a vote on election day is vital to the political process, it’s really only part of the equation. Holding lawmakers accountable along the way to ensure they fulfill their promises is equally as important. Political watchdog groups like

FCV 2022 Endorsements : Rep. Michele Rayner-Goolsby

FCV is proud to announce our endorsement of Representative Michele Rayner of St. Petersburg in her race for House District 62! Representative Rayner is no stranger to leading on environmental causes. After the Piney Point spill took place near her district, Rep. Rayner fought for the Department of Agriculture and

FCV 2022 Endorsements: Rep. Carlos Guillermo-Smith

FCV is proud to endorse Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith of Orlando in FL in his race for House District 37! Representative Guillermo Smith is a tried and true defender of our environment and our people in the Florida House. In every facet of his career, he has committed himself to

FCV 2022 Endorsements: Rep. Yvonne Hayes-Hinson

FCV is proud to announce our endorsement of Representative Yvonne Hayes-Hinson of Gainesville in her race for FL House District 21.  Representative Hinson is unbought, unbossed, and unafraid to speak truth to power. When Florida needed a leader in energy equity after the 2020 election, Representative Hinson hit the ground

FCV 2022 Endorsements: Rep. Anna Eskamani

FCV is proud to announce our first endorsement of 2022: Representative Anna Eskamani of Orlando!  In a prepared statement, FCV Political and Legislative Director Jonathan Webber said: “Representative Eskamani is one of the foremost conservation advocates in the state and a true public servant. Time and again, she has shown

The Importance of Juneteenth

Maya Angelou once said, “I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going.” What is Juneteenth? Some may feel like it’s just another day off from work. Others embrace the holiday’s significance and participate in festivals, pageants, and

Bad Everglades Bill, SB 2508 VETOED by Gov. Ron DeSantis!

Thank you to the THOUSANDS of Floridians that called, emailed, wrote, and tweeted at Governor DeSantis. You helped defeat the bad Everglades and conservation bill, SB 2508. This budget-conforming bill wrongly contained significant policy changes that would have allowed for the faster destruction of our wetlands, slower restoration of the

Hurricanes & Florida: How have we not learned our lesson yet?

Hurricane season is upon us, and Floridians are already facing challenges in mitigating the possible threats of extreme weather events, including hurricanes and tropical storms. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service, there will be above-average hurricane activity this season. The hurricane season —which extends from