Mar 20 2019
It's time for another #LakeOFactCheck! The bottom line is this: everyone suffers when lake levels on Lake Okeechobee are kept too high. Click here to find out why.
Mar 19 2019
Since the beginning of the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule back in 2008, the Treasure Coast has received discharges 9 out of 11 years. That is not shared adversity. Check out this #LakeOFactCheck for more.
Mar 19 2019
There is a massive human and environmental toll from the discharges to the Treasure Coast. And it's turning the Treasure Coast into the Tortured Coast. The Tortured Coast documentary series highlights the people and places being destroyed.
Mar 15 2019
This week the new South Florida Water Management District board members officially took their seats and the Army Corps continued discharging to our coast. Keep reading to find out what this means for our communities.
Mar 15 2019
There is a lot of misinformation flying around out there about Lake Okeechobee and the health of our waterways. Now, it’s time to set the record straight. Check out my brand new #LakeOFactCheck video series to learn more!
Mar 08 2019
This week we made some GREAT progress in a number of important areas...but, if I’m being honest, it was also an incredibly frustrating week. Keep reading to learn why.
Mar 01 2019
There’s no doubt about it: our entire way of life is tied to preserving public land and protecting our environment. Read this week's blog to learn about the progress we are making!
Feb 15 2019
Did you know that the Department of Veterans Affairs has been performing extremely painful and distressing research experiments on dogs? This week I helped introduce a new bill called the PUPPERS Act to put an end to these terrible, abusive tests once and for all.
Feb 08 2019
This week the Army Corps of Engineers held their first three public planning meetings on the new proposed Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual. Read this blog to learn more on how you can participate.
Feb 01 2019
Last year I passed legislation to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to redo the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) that determines when toxic discharges from Lake O are sent into our community. That rewrite process starts now with a chance to make our community’s voice heard! Learn more: