3.17.17

Lakeland Officials are Fighting Bills They Say attack Their Ability to Govern

“There is an attack on home rule like I have not seen in 25 years. […] All of these (bills) are eroding significantly, not just city government’s authority alone, but the rights of individual citizens in the cities,”

This article in The Ledger highlights some of the incredibly broad forms of preemption looming here in Florida. ┬áThese threats to local solutions include preempting Community Redevelopment Agencies, local business regulations, and local government’s ability to hold wireless companies accountable for new infrastructure they install.

Read the full article, here.