Tag: oil drilling
Lashauna Gipson sits in the observation area after receiving the Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine at a Cedars-Sinai sponsored pop-up vaccine clinic at the Watts-Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club in Los Angeles. Image via AP.

Drew WilsonNovember 6, 2018

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An amendment that will ban offshore drilling and treated the public use of e-cigarettes like their analogue cousins was approved by Florida voters in Tuesday’s elections. Amendment 9 was among a dozen initiatives Floridians considered in the ballot booth on Tuesday, and one of seven ballot questions green-lit by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. Amendment 9 […]

Scott PowersAugust 17, 2018
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Gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine, bouyed to the top of the Democratic heap in the latest poll, is launching a new TV commercial that appears aimed at showdowns with Republicans and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, rather than his Aug. 28 primary opponents. The new 30-second spot “The Challenge,” launched Friday, appears more focused on Aug. 29 […]

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Florida voters will get a chance to decide in November whether 13 is a lucky or unlucky number. The state Constitution Revision Commission, which meets every 20 years, finished its work Monday night after approving eight proposed constitutional amendments for the Nov. 6 general-election ballot. Those eight proposals will join five other measures already on […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 16, 2018
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The federal government on Friday said it was opening Florida’s Gulf Coast to “oil and gas exploration and development.” A Interior spokesman, however, soon added that the “small slice available (approximately 944,000 acres) … is more than 100 miles offshore Florida.” A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson also said the proposed area is “currently open to […]


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