Last week, the Florida House passed an appropriations bill that removes state grants for local homeless coalitions.
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Earlier this month, a representative for the St. Johns River Water Management District gave a presentation to the Jacksonville Waterways Commission on a study analyzing water withdrawals from the river. The study, which will next be presented to the city’s Environmental Protection Board, aims to demonstrate how potential water withdrawals could impact Jacksonville. One environmental group worries that the study doesn’t fully address all of the problems.
A bill that would provide a way for Floridians to donate money to the homeless when registering vehicles and renewing their driver’s licenses moved forward in the Florida Senate today.
60 Minutes aired a program this weekend shedding light on one of the little-discussed and truly heartbreaking aspects of the country’s persistent economic woes: an epidemic of homeless schoolchildren. The subject of the program was Seminole County, Florida — a county with 1,100 homeless students.
The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the Seminole County supervisor of elections has come up with a creative way to prevent the changes to state elections laws in House Bill 1355 from limiting voter registration among high school students.