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Oil drilling comes up empty this year

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From LobbyTools’ Florida Tribune: Legislation to allow drilling in state waters won’t be voted on by the House this year, Rep. Dean Cannon on Friday told the House Select Policy Council on Strategic & Economic Planning. The council chaired by Cannon, R-Winter Park, held 10 hearings and workshops last winter and spring toward developing legislation to lift the state’s 20-year-old ban on drilling. Supporters said drilling could bring jobs to Florida and revenue to the state while opponents said it…

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