Gov. Scott had stake in pipeline firm whose $3 billion venture he and his appointees backed!
July 21, 2014 at 6:09 am
We seemed to have missed this one?
How can a governor have company’s and get his companies work in the state that he governs?
Governor Rick Scott of Florida can?
His company’s plan to build a major natural gas pipeline in North Florida to the state’s two other main natural gas pipelines, Florida Gas
Gov. Scott had stake in pipeline firm his company’s plan to build a major natural gas pipeline in North Florida
Florida Gov. Scott had stake in pipeline firm whose $3 billion venture he and his appointees backed
By Dan Christensen
Upon his election in 2010, Gov. Rick Scott’s transition team included a Florida Power & Light executive who pitched his company’s plan to build a major natural gas pipeline in North Florida to fuel a new generation of gas-fired power plants in places like Port Everglades.
“The proposed project will need state regulatory and governmental agencies to understand and support this project,” said the proposal submitted by FPL vice president Sam Forrest.
Scott understood. In May and June 2013, he signed into law two bills designed to speed up permitting for what came to be known as the Sabal Trail Transmission — a controversial, 474-mile natural gas pipeline that’s to run from Alabama and Georgia to a hub in Central Florida, south of Orlando.
And today we find out that,
Florida Voters Approve of Rick Scott, Think State Headed on Right Path in New Poll
By Kevin Derby September 1, 2015
Remember the posting on Sachem Speaks?
Some of my FOLLOWERS are making joke of my picking on our government officials?
So, here is one more of plenty to come for you to chew on!
Our Florida Government Officials from our REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR on down to our REPUBLICAN CONTROLLED CONGRESS, have just diverted more of our tax dollars that the vast majority of Floridians voted (Amendment #1) for Environmental land to pay for their operating expenses at state agencies.
The measure was designed to dedicate 33 percent of net revenue from the existing excise tax on documents to the Land Acquisition Trust Fund.
Conservation funds Amendment to its operating expenses at state agencies , in short, to help pay for Pan Bundy and governor Rick Scotts court cases!
Environmental groups fighting the state about land conservation funds filled an amendment to its lawsuit to use the budget surplus to buy land buying land program.
State lawmakers disregarded the voters that passed Amendment #1 last year properly fund conservation land purchases suit called for the Florida legislature to use the surplus to buy a conservation land program.