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Stop the Assault on Local Government, Energy Autonomy, and Climate Action

Floridians deserve a say in how we power our homes, businesses, and communities. Unfortunately, a new series of bills filed in the Florida Legislature aim to disenfranchise local governments, state executive agencies, and working Floridians by consolidating nearly all decisions about our energy into the hands of state legislative leadership. 

Support 100% Renewable Energy Goals Bill

State legislators Sen. Lori Berman (D-BoyntonBeach) and Rep. Anna V. Eskamani (D-Orlando) have announced proposed legislation  (House Bill 283 / Senate Bill 720) to address the cause of climate change: carbon emissions. The two lawmakers filed their 100% Renewable Energy Goals Bill to transition Florida to 100% renewable energy by

Clean Electric Bus Upgrades For Schools Across Florida

Retiring dirty diesel buses in favor of electric school buses reduces children’s exposure to toxic diesel pollutants, reduces transportation sector greenhouse gas emissions, and helps lower fuel costs for school districts. Diesel exhaust is harmful for everyone, but children are most at risk because they breathe at a faster rate

PSC Rejects Petition to Protect Florida Families

On Tuesday October 6, the Florida Public Service Commission voted unanimously to deny a petition for emergency rulemaking which would have protected Florida families from facing utility service disconnection as a result of non-payment for an additional 90 days. This petition was put forward by Connected in Crisis coalition partner