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Gov. DeSantis Vetoes Bad Growth Management Bill

On June 30, Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed SB 410 – a bill that would have harmed local communities’ ability to address their own growth and development. FCV would like to thank the Governor for taking this action, and thank groups like 1000 Friends of Florida for leading the fight for

Governor Vetos Environmental Spending in 2020/2021 State Budget

Governor Ron DeSantis has signed Florida’s annual budget, but not without wielding his veto pen.  The good news: Florida Forever, Everglades Restoration, and several other key conservation programs are safe thanks to the Water and Land Conservation Amendment (Amendment 1) and Conservation Voters like you! This is Amendment 1 in

Florida House Leaders Say NO to Climate Action

Climate change is the biggest threat to the future of Florida. Unfortunately, the Florida Legislature has failed to address our state’s greenhouse gas emissions in any kind of substantial way. Thankfully, there are climate leaders looking out for Florida families in the House.  On Wednesday, Rep. Anna Eskamani (D-Orlando) successfully

Florida Forever Funding Update

It’s been a busy three weeks at the Capitol. With every passing day of the Legislative Session, lawmakers decide how Florida will look in the future. Will we conserve our land and water for generations to come, or allow our remaining natural lands to be bought and sold for more