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.
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
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