1000 Friends of Florida Plastic Bag Ban is the Latest Battle in Home Rule War By editor • Feb 14, 2020 It’s called “the plastic monster.” The 15-foot sculpture made of plastic bags, bottles, and packaging visited the state Capitol in Tallahassee earlier this month and has stopped in Publix parking lots throughout the state. Florida's Population Growing By 900 People A Day, Report Says By Erin O'Brien • Jul 26, 2019 Wikimedia Commons More than 300,000 people have moved to Florida each year since 2015 and state economists are predicting the trend to continue into 2024. Growth In Florida And How To Manage It By Stephanie Colombini & Steve Newborn • Feb 5, 2019 Carlton Ward Jr. Growth is no stranger to Florida. The state is a magnet for snowbirds, immigrants and sun-seekers. But will too much growth crowd out what people come here for to begin with? Listen Listening... / 27:30 Click here to listen to the show. Four Corners Offers Possible Glimpse Of Florida's Congested Future By Steve Newborn • Dec 13, 2018 Carlton Ward Jr. Looking from atop the ridge at U.S. Highway 27 as it follows the sandy central spine of the state, you can see brand-new red roofs roll in waves down the hills to Interstate 4. Nathaniel Reed, Champion Of Florida's Everglades And The Endangered Species Act, Dies At 84 By Kate Stein • Jul 12, 2018 A man who championed Everglades restoration and inspired decades of Florida conservationists died Wednesday during a fishing trip, according to his family. Bill Would Eliminate Toll Lanes On Free Interstates By Steve Newborn • Mar 23, 2017 Florida Department of Transportation Listen Listening... / 1:09 A bill that would eliminate building toll lanes on existing free interstate highways has moved through the transportation committee of the Florida Senate.