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Floridians for Solar Choice posts best fundraising to date, $155K in June

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New reports show the political committee backing a proposed amendment to boost access to solar energy posted its best fundraising numbers to date, with nearly $155,000 in contributions in June. Floridians for Solar Choice got $50,000 of the money from the SACE Action Fund, a political committee tied to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. Since Floridians for Solar Choice formed in December, SACE Action Fund has contributed $180,000, with another $35,000 coming from the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.…

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Renewed medical marijuana amendment effort raises $293K in June

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A renewed effort to legalize medical marijuana in Florida received a major boost last month, as the People United for Medical Marijuana political committee raised close to $293,000 in June. Of that, nearly $233,000 came from the Orlando law firm headed by attorney John Morgan, according to the state Division of Elections. Morgan has been the public image and foremost moneyman of the legal pot initiative. People United for Medical Marijuana and United for Care are once again collecting signatures and raising money…

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