Tag: Stephen Smith
Paula Stark is hosting Buenaventura Lakes' 'first-ever' event to honor veterans.

Peter SchorschMay 13, 2016

Consumers for Smart Solar got their initiative on the 2016 ballot fair and square but from the looks of it Southern Alliance for Clean Energy’s Stephen Smith and Tea Party poser Debbie Dooley are having trouble coming to grips. The sour grapes were pretty apparent in a recent interview, where Dooley was identified as an orchestrator of the “Green Tea” […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 11, 2016

The people behind Floridians for Solar Choice, the group behind of one of two competing solar-power constitutional amendments, say they’re filing an opposition brief later Monday to oppose the other initiative, pushed by the utility-backed by Consumers for Smart Solar. The group held a news conference Monday at the Florida Press Center in Tallahassee. Among other hurdles, proposed amendments must be cleared […]

Mitch PerryDecember 30, 2015

(UPDATED) Less than a week after acknowledging that a dispute with their signature-gathering vendor would severely imperil their chances of getting on the 2016 ballot, Floridians for Solar Choice (FSC) has sued PCI Consulting in federal court claiming breach of contract. The group — formed to advance a constitutional amendment to expand solar power rights for consumers […]

Mitch PerryDecember 18, 2015

The group behind one of two competing solar-power constitutional amendments is throwing in the towel on 2016 and “exploring options for a 2018 campaign,” according to a spokeswoman. As FloridaPolitics.com reported Thursday, a payment dispute with a signature-gathering firm made it unlikely that Floridians for Solar Choice would garner enough signatures to get on the ballot next year. The deadline […]

Mitch PerryDecember 17, 2015

A dispute with a signature-gathering firm makes it likely that the group attempting to expand solar power choice in Florida will fall short of acquiring the necessary signatures to qualify for the ballot next year. Floridians for Solar Choice (FSC) needs to get 683,149 signatures turned in to state Division of Elections by February 1. Currently, the state […]


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