Advocates against Amendment 1 in Florida tried the Florida Supreme Court route previously to block the Constitutional amendment being allowed on the ballot. In a one vote difference with a dissenting argument that labeled the amendment as deceptive as a wolf in sheep's clothing, the utility backed amendment prevailed.
Expanded fishing on Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving weekend
The recreational red snapper season in Gulf state waters will remain open for seven additional days this November, including Nov. 5 and 6; Nov. 11 and 12, which is Veteran’s Day holiday; and Nov. 25, 26 and 27, which is Thanksgiving weekend. The Nov. 26 date is also a saltwater license-free fishing day.
Proposed Florida Constitutional Amendment on Solar Power Facing a Changed Landscape Among Voters, New Saint Leo Poll Finds
Likely Voters Continue to Support Medical Marijuana and Property-Tax Ballot Measures
A new Florida survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu) found continued strong support for all the proposed amendments to the Florida state constitution, with the notable erosion of popularity for the measure concerning consumers and solar energy. Controversy erupted over this measure on social media, and as the election has drawn closer, major newspaper editorial boards across the state have opposed the measure and termed it misleading.
Proposed solar amendment one of the most expensive in Florida history
As last week’s financial filings confirm, Florida’s monopoly utilities are getting desperate in their attempt to trick voters and have poured another $3.5 million into their deceptive campaign to pass Amendment 1. These newest funds solidly place Amendment 1 as one of the most expensive ballot campaigns in Florida history.
The utility coalition behind Amendment 1 may be fracturing as the new funds came only from the two largest utilities – Florida Power & Light and Duke Energy – with TECO and Gulf Power taking a step backwards.
Jimmy Buffett and More than 185 Leaders, Organizations, Businesses Oppose Utility-Backed Amendment 1
Early voting begins after shocking leaked audio exposes amendment backers’ deception
As early voting began, and voters continue casting the 2.7 million vote-by-mail ballots requested for next month’s election, a broad coalition of solar businesses and solar-supporting organizations formally announce a diverse and growing list of bi-partisan opposition to the utility-backed Amendment 1 on the November 8th general ballot.
Solar Advocates Outraged by Breaking News Revealing Deceptive Utility Strategy Behind Florida’s Solar Amendment 1
Leaked audio proves that Amendment 1 is utility-backed voter fraud
Florida voters and members of the broad Floridians for Solar Choice coalition are outraged at the blatant deception and voter fraud displayed by the utilities and special interests behind Amendment 1.
Recently published leaked audio proves what the grassroots coalition has been saying all along: The intent of Amendment 1 is to mislead voters and to stop the growth of customer-owned, rooftop solar in the state of Florida.