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Legislative Updates

Governor Rick Scott signs Everglades preservation & conservation legislation into law

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding Governor Rick Scott’s signing of House Bill 7065, relating to Everglades preservation and conservation, into law. Eikenberg was present during the bill signing this morning in West Palm Beach, Florida. “We thank Governor Rick Scott … Read More

Regarding the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government’s Budget Recommendations

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation released the following statement today, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, in regards to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government’s budget recommendations. “The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government today released its budget recommendations, including $70 million for Everglades Restoration. On behalf of the Everglades Foundation, we are … Read More

Statement from Eric Eikenberg, CEO of the Everglades Foundation, Regarding Action on HB 7065 & SB 768

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tallahassee, Fla. – The following statement was released today by Eric Eikenberg, CEO of the Everglades Foundation, regarding action taken on House Bill 7065 and Senate Bill 768: “The Everglades Foundation is pleased by today’s passage of HB 7065 by the full House, which will ensure continued revenue for protecting America’s Everglades, while also protecting … Read More