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Today on Context Florida: Secret Service protection, censorship not so bad, Smart Solar, alimony “reform” and the Pfizer squeeze

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Today on Context Florida: As Donald Trump moves ever closer to snagging the GOP nomination for U.S. president, Bob Driver says he will probably ask for — and receive — a high level of Secret Service protection. He may well need it. As the weeks pass, the political atmosphere is heating up to the point where “ugly” no longer describes what’s going on. Trump’s fans are many, and well may usher him into the White House. But the fact remains that…

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Three influential groups announce support for Smart Solar amendment

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Consumers for Smart Solar — the bipartisan coalition of business and civic leaders— received three significant endorsements in its campaign to put a solar energy amendment on Florida’s 2016 ballot. In a joint announcement Tuesday, the Florida Council for Safe Communities, National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) and the Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) each threw support behind the Smart Solar Amendment, which supporters say is a consumer-friendly measure to expand solar energy use in the Sunshine State. The…

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Major senior organization lines up behind Florida’s Smart Solar Amendment

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Seniors in the “oldest state in the nation” have joined a growing chorus of voices behind the consumer-friendly smart solar amendment to Florida’s Constitution. 60 Plus Association, a major senior advocacy group with chapters in Florida and Alabama, announced on Thursday its endorsement of the Smart Solar Amendment, an initiative seeking inclusion on Florida’s 2016 November ballot. The group, which promotes free enterprise and less government in senior issues, is joining Consumers for Smart Solar — a bipartisan coalition of business,…

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