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Florida Tea Party groups split over support of solar energy amendment

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A prominent Florida Tea Party chapter has split with the self-styled Tea Party Network of Florida, a result of the widening rift over a proposed solar power amendment to the state Constitution in 2016. According to H. Sterling Burnett of, The Villages Tea Party has put “on notice” those who believe Tea Party groups in Florida support the “solar power industry monopoly rights to sell electricity to consumers from on-site electricity generation equipment.” The Tea Party Network is a statewide…

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