Beach Renourishment 

The erosion of Florida's beaches is an unrelenting challenge caused by a number of factors including natural wave action, severe weather... Read more

Economic Development

Focused investment in state and local economic infrastructure assets can aid in a sustained economic recovery while preserving resources... Read more

Opioid Epidemic

In recent years, Florida has seen a significant increase in heroin overdoses, often resulting in death. Local communities need funding... Read more

Local Regulation Preemption

House bill 17 (Rep. Randy Fine, District 53) proposes that as of January 1, 2017, no local government would be able to adopt or impose a new regulation on a business, profession, or occupation, unless expressly authorized by general law, by preempting regulation of businesses to state... Read more

Comprehensive Water

Protecting Florida's water resources remains the biggest challenge in ensuring the overall health of its economy, its people, and its environment... Read more

Medical Marijuana

The recent passage of Amendment 2, by more than seventy percent of Florida voters, authorizes the use of medical marijuana... Read more 

Tax Reform

From FY 2008 to FY 2014, County revenues declined substantially, accompanied by reductions in services and infrastructure investments... Read more