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Romano: Even a dummy could pass Florida's solar energy test



From Tampa Bay Times' columnist John Romano:

By most accounts, Florida has been a slacker in solar energy production.

Despite having enormous potential, Florida trails colder and less obvious states such as Massachusetts and New Jersey in producing solar energy.

When it comes to jobs in the solar field - Hello, Gov. Scott! - Florida has a fraction of the number it should based on this state's population.

Simple question No. 1:

Should Florida maintain the status quo?

Obvious answer No. 1:

Absolutely not. And yet that is the goal of a proposed constitutional amendment that was pimped in Tallahassee earlier this week. Amendment 1 - with a banana republic-sounding slogan Yes on 1 for the Sun - has been approved for the November ballot.

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[Last modified: Thursday, April 14, 2016 10:11am]


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