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Legislature Passes M-CORES Toll Road Repeal Bill

SB100 passed the Senate and House on April 27. This bill repeals the M-CORES toll roads program but prioritizes new road construction, including an extension of the Florida Turnpike.  Thousands of Conservation Voters and Floridians around the state spoke against these destructive M-CORES toll roads. Thank you! It’s been a

Restore Bonding for Land Acquisition

The comments below were given to the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee and on March 15, 2021 by Government Relations Director Lindsay Cross Good afternoon. This is Lindsay Cross, Government Relations Director with Florida Conservation Voters. I’m so pleased to be able to speak in support of SB1480 today.

Florida Women Make History

Women have been and will continue to be crucial to the conservation movement. As caretakers of the earth and our communities, we uplift the stories of those strong women who have led the charge for change. Learn about these seven Florida trailblazers! Betty Mae Tiger Jumper Betty Mae Tiger Jumper

Urge Your Legislators to Co-Sponsor Toll Road Repeal Bill

Since 2019, Conservation Voters across the state have demanded an end to the M-CORES toll roads program because it is bad for water, wildlife, rural communities, and taxpayers. And thanks to your advocacy and continued support, Florida may be taking steps to repeal this bad program.  Senator Tina Polsky (D