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Today on Context Florida: U.S. Waters, preserving the Union and if Bill Clinton had resigned

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Today on Context Florida: There’s a surprise coming to Florida property owners at the end of August, says Dan Peterson of The James Madison Institute, one wrapped in the federal government’s signature red tape. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers have positioned themselves to regulate practically every square inch of our state by redefining EPA jurisdiction to regulate water and land through a newly written “Waters of the U.S.” rule under the Clean Water Act…

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Today on Context Florida: Tally takeaway, budgets, children in crisis and Amendment 1

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Today on Context Florida:  In his latest “Takeaway from Tallahassee,” Peter Schorsch notes that few would have guessed that the Florida Justice Association would look so formidable at halftime of this year’s Legislative Session. It has played successful defense so far when it comes to the all-important issue of Big Tobacco liability, as well as pro-insurance legislation that would restrict access to the courts for folks looking to claim damages from insurers. The ideological fissure that cleaves the Republican Party nationwide…

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