If Amendment 1 passes in Florida, it will tie up nearly a half a billion dollars next year,” he added. “This means the Florida Legislature will have a half a billion dollars less to fund critical needs such as per-student funding, teacher salaries, road maintenance and development, public health programs, Medicaid and prison facilities.”
Specifically, the amendment requires the money be spent to “acquire, restore, improve, and manage conservation lands including wetlands and forests; fish and wildlife habitat; lands protecting water resources and drinking water sources, including the Everglades, and the water quality of rivers, lakes, and streams; beaches and shores; outdoor recreational lands; working farms and ranches
Eventually Considered unsustainable under this plan: will be middle class lifestyle, single family homes, private vehicles, meat-eating, air conditioning, appliances, dams, farming, you.
Clinton began to implement it in the US in 1993 by giving the American Planning Association a multi-million dollar grant to write a land use legislative blueprint for every municipality in the US. It is called Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook with Model Statutes for Planning and the Management of Change. This was completed in 2002 and is being used to train planners in every university, college and government planning office in the nation. Growing Smart is Smart Growth.
In the end Florida will be controled by the Federal Government. Liberals will put in their longford state tax, raise property tax,and the usual redistributions.
legislative leaders also have expressed concern about the amendment taking away their budgeting authority and transferring too much land into state-government hands.
California has gone the way of loading up their constitution with spending mandates and have shown us that it becomes difficult, if not impossible, to balance a state budget and behave in a fiscally responsible way,” said the state Chamber’s Executive Vice President David Hart.
transferring too much land into state-government hands.
Florida already has enough conservation rules we do not need the Government sneaking Agenda 21 (Sustainable Development) on slumbering voters