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Lawyer for solar initiative predicts ‘no fiscal impact’

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The lawyer for the group behind one of two proposed constitutional amendments on solar power Monday told a panel of state economists he expected the initiative would have “no fiscal impact” if passed. Attorney Neal McAliley of the White & Case law firm, representing Consumers for Smart Solar, spoke before the Financial Impact Estimating Conference on Monday. McAliley told the panel the amendment essentially would be a net wash on state finances. According to its ballot summary, it would create a constitutional right “for…

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Justices hear arguments on proposed solar power amendment

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Florida Supreme Court justices on Tuesday heard both sides of a proposed constitutional amendment on solar-generated electricity. Lawyers for its proponents and opponents presented their cases to the court as part of a required legal review. Proposed amendments can deal with only one subject and the summary that voters see on the ballot can’t be misleading. The amendment is aiming to get on the 2016 ballot. Bob Nabors, lawyer for amendment sponsor Floridians for Solar Choice, told the court the question isn’t about the…

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