Republican Liberty Caucus to host Terry Jones in Jacksonville

The Republican Liberty Caucus of North East Florida will host Terry Jones in Jacksonville on Tues., April 3, for a speech titled: “Freedom of Speech, Religious Liberty, Christianity and Islam. In 2010, Jones created a media firestorm when he threatened to burn Qurans at his Gainesville church, and has come under fire posting signs that read “Islam Is of the Devil.”

Everglades Foundation study finds that polluters don’t always clean up after themselves

According to a recently released study by the Everglades Foundation, the agriculture industry is responsible for 76 percent of the phosphorus pollution entering the Everglades. But despite passage of a Polluter Pays amendment to the state Constitution in 1996, the ag industry isn't paying for even half of the cost of phosphorus removal, leaving the balance of the burden on the shoulders of taxpayers.