Jim Murley, Executive Director, South Florida Regional Council

Scott, in his second Inaugural Speech, connected bringing new jobs to Florida making the important environmental improvements to ensure we keep Florida beautiful. In the Governor’s works” But talk is cheap. We have to make investments to turn talk into reality.” Now the Legislature will talk about the all important actions necessary to implement Amendment 1. Florida voters will be looking to see the actions necessary to carefully allocate over $700 million to protect our land and waters.
Looking ahead: The Everglades Coalition is convening this weekend for their 30th Annual Conference in Key Largo, Florida Keys. The theme of the conference is “Send It South: Water for America’s Everglades.” Look for an important announcement on who will be the permanent replacement for the job of Superintendent of Everglades National Park, succeeding Dan Kimball who recently retired after 10 years of remarkable service.