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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Everyone Hates Property Tax — It's Time For A Fix

    Everyone Hates Property Tax — It's Time For A Fix
    With a state tax reform commission just empaneled and an election otherwise notably low on substance, I've heard from legislative candidates who want to talk about fixing our property tax system. Some thought about how to approach it: 1. Keep it simple....
  • Commentary: Cities should support early childhood education

    Re. "The Crowd: Spreading awareness of children's needs," (Sept. 18): When I read the story about National Child Awareness Month, I saw the potential for organizations like its sponsor, the Festival of Children Foundation, to be leaders in helping...
  • Africa is more than disease and terrorism, says African Union leader

    When the headlines coming out of Africa are Ebola, terrorists who kidnap schoolgirls and various rebel movements taking over various governments, it’s difficult to talk about what Africa is beyond that collection of crises. But that’s part...
  • No: Don't grow government and shrink state's tax base: Front Burner

    Protecting water and land resources is worthy and should be embraced by every Floridian. However, Amendment 1 is a special-interest proposal mandating an $18 billion raid on documentary-stamp revenues for the next 20 years. Red flags should fly before...
  • About Irela Bagué, president, Bagué Group

    About Irela Bagué, president, Bagué Group
    Ms. Bagué is a bilingual public affairs consultant and President & CEO of Bagué Group a strategic communications and consulting firm with over 20 years of experience in Florida with a broad range of experience in the areas of business development,...
  • Delray residents discuss growing recovery community

    Delray residents discuss growing recovery community
    Delray residents gathered to embrace a community that isn't always welcomed in town — the recovery community. Delray's Drug Abuse Foundation, a treatment and prevention agency, opened its doors Thursday to dozens of people to discuss facts,...
  • Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff disagrees with her party on two high-profile issues

    Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff disagrees with her party on two high-profile issues
    Attempting to return to the Florida Senate, in a moderate, swing district where Democrats have an edge, Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff is departing from party orthodoxy on same-sex marriage and climate change. “I can respectfully disagree with some of...
  • Yes: Guarantee conservation spending to save land, water: Front Burner

    Is it surprising that opponents of Amendment 1 are hard to find? Nearly 1 million people signed petitions to place the Water and Land Conservation Amendment on Florida's Nov. 4 ballot. The Florida Supreme Court approved its wording, and the state's...
  • Another 'sleazy' land deal?

    Another 'sleazy' land deal?
    The O'Malley administration today pulled back from a sweetheart deal to buy $2.8 million in Eastern Shore farmland and hand it over for $1 a year to a Democratic campaign donor who wanted to use it as an "organic food hub" for the region. After...
  • Should voters OK Amendment 1?: Front Burner

    Should voters OK Amendment 1?: Front Burner
    Should Florida's constitution set a minimum level of spending each year for water and land conservation? That's a question voters will settle by approving or rejecting Amendment 1. Almost 1 million Florida voters signed petitions to secure a spot for...
  • Hampton hotel ordinance evicting residents

    HAMPTON — Police officers enforcing the city's hotel stay ordinance are making monthly visits to the city's hotels to make sure owners are complying with a strengthened law that prohibits them from allowing patrons to stay more than 30 days at a...