Tag: Clean Power Plan

Scott PowersOctober 9, 2017

With President Donald Trump‘s announcement Monday he would be ending the federal clean-power plan initiated by his predecessor, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham vowed she would enact a “Florida clean power plan” to continue to seek carbon reductions and increase renewable energy. Graham and her Democratic rivals, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Winter Park businessman […]

Mitch PerryMarch 30, 2017

Two days after President Donald Trump directed the Environmental Protection Agency to start the legal process of withdrawing and rewriting the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. St. Petersburg Congressman Charlie Crist joined 35 other Democrats to file legislation to prevent its implementation. HR 1812, known as the Congressional Leadership in Mitigating Administration Threats to the Earth (CLIMATE) Act declares the anti-environment executive […]

Mitch PerryMay 3, 2016

Tuesday is World Asthma Day, a day to raise awareness about the impact of asthma on the daily lives people, including over 23 million in the U.S. who suffer from the ailment. Seizing on the moment to make a political statement marking the occasion is the group AmericansUnitedForChange.org, who released a digital ad directed toward Florida Attorney General […]

Mitch PerryMarch 1, 2016

Rick Scott‘s favorable ratings have tanked to just 38 percent, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey released on Tuesday. However, he’s not the worst-ranked Republican elected statewide in Florida. That would be the state’s junior U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, the presidential candidate who is only at 31 percent support, with 55 percent opposing him. Florida’s other […]


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