Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-5-18
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In 2018 Worker Solidarity Will Win
By Kyle Gawroriski
Fight For Florida
On a warm October morning in St. Petersburg, I pulled into the parking lot of the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) hall, hoping for any sign of canvass volunteers that might have shown for the event that we had scheduled.
A last chance for Florida's future rests with Senate President Joe Negron and the Florida legislature
Eye On Miami
On Thursday, the Treasure Coast Palm is sponsoring a town meeting featuring Senate President Joe Negron on the most important legislation to emerge from 2017 session of the state legislature; a massive new reservoir on public lands south of sugar fields to stop the toxic runoff from Lake Okeechobee and to re-hydrate the Everglades and Florida Bay with clean, fresh water.
These 51 Southeast Mayors and Communities Are Going for 100% Renewable Energy
By Chris Carnevale
Mayors and cities around the Southeast are going all in on renewable energy, which can help lower electricity costs, reduce pollution, and create jobs.