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North Florida Land Trust howls over Amendment 1 funding

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Add Jacksonville’s North Florida Land Trust to the chorus of outrage over the Legislature’s proposal for the Amendment 1 budget. Amendment 1 passed overwhelmingly last November. The measure is designed to dedicate 33 percent of revenue from excise taxes to protect the state’s land and water resources. But now environmental groups like the NFLT are furious that the Senate is proposing to spend $714.2 million on Amendment 1, which is about $58 million less than the House proposed and $43 million…

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