Legislative/Regulatory

Articles regarding legislative or regulatory issues.

Florida lawmakers Monday dug into issues involving climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, phrases mostly kept under wraps by state Republican...

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State regulators moved forward Thursday with a new law aimed at building more underground power lines and making Florida’s electric system...

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Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Thursday plans to roll out legislative priorities focused on climate change. Warning of greater coastal...

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State regulators next week will take up proposed rules that could help set the stage for an expansion of underground power lines in hurricane-weary...

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With state leaders, business groups and utilities fighting the measure, the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared skeptical about a proposed...

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A political committee spearheading a proposed constitutional amendment to overhaul Florida’s electric-utility industry received $668,000 in...

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In a clash of two of the state’s most-prominent companies, Florida Power & Light and AT&T Florida are battling in court and at the...

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Over the objections of environmentalists pushing for alternative energy sources, Gov. Ron DeSantis and two Cabinet members on Thursday approved a...

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Sierra Club Florida is pressing forward with concerns about greenhouse-gas emissions as Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet prepare this week...

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A fierce debate about Florida Power & Light’s plan to use federal tax savings to cover costs of restoring electricity after Hurricane Irma...

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Utility regulators on Tuesday signed-off on a $1.3 billion agreement involving Florida Power & Light’s costs for restoring electricity...

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After receiving a request from the state Office of Public Counsel, regulators will hold a full hearing in October on a major solar-energy proposal...

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Tampa Electric Co. is asking state regulators to approve adding two solar-power projects in Hillsborough County that would start producing...

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a bill that could lead to more underground power lines in hurricane-vulnerable Florida and vetoed two measures...

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Pointing to the “extraordinary size of the program,” the state Office of Public Counsel is asking regulators to hold a detailed hearing...

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday formally received a bill that could lead to an expansion of underground power lines in Florida, with supporters touting...

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State leaders and powerful business groups are trying to kill a proposed constitutional amendment that would lead to major changes in the way...

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The state Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a business group’s challenge to a decision that allowed Florida Power & Light to recoup money...

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With little discussion, the state Public Service Commission approved an agreement that will allow Duke Energy Florida to use savings from a 2017...

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After Florida Power & Light and the state Office of Public Counsel reached a proposed settlement last week, regulators will delay taking up a...

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed 38 bills, including a controversial measure that will make it harder for groups and citizens to put proposed...

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An administrative law judge Thursday recommended a key approval for a Tampa Electric Co. power-plant project that includes shifting to a greater use...

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The state Public Service Commission should approve a proposal that would lead to Duke Energy Florida using $223.5 million in federal tax...

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State regulators signed off on two settlement agreements that include Duke Energy Florida and Tampa Electric Co. using money from federal tax...

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State regulators Tuesday approved a plan by Florida Power & Light to use federal tax savings to cover costs of restoring power after Hurricane...

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With a Florida Supreme Court battle looming this summer, backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to overhaul the state’s electric...

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Seven months after Hurricane Michael knocked out electricity for tens of thousands of Panhandle residents, the Florida Public Service Commission on...

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Florida Power & Light should be able to use federal tax savings to cover the costs of restoring power after Hurricane Irma, despite objections...

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Staff members of the Florida Public Service Commission are recommending approval of a plan that would lead to Gulf Power collecting extra money from...

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With memories of massive outages after Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Michael and other storms, state lawmakers Thursday gave final approval to a bill...

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The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously approved a regulatory decision that allowed Florida Power & Light to pass along costs to...

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A proposal that could spur more underground power lines in Florida continued moving forward Thursday, with the issue now ready to go to the full...

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After hurricanes during the past three years knocked out electricity for millions of Floridians, lawmakers are moving forward with regulatory...

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With no questions, the Senate Innovation, Industry and Technology Committee supported the confirmations of Florida Public Service Commission...

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State regulators Tuesday signed off on a plan by Tampa Electric Co. to increase customer bills in April because of higher-than-expected natural gas...

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Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is arguing that the Florida Supreme Court should block a proposed constitutional amendment that could revamp...

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A political committee backing a proposed constitutional amendment that would overhaul Florida’s electric-utility industry spent more than...

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The state Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared skeptical of arguments that it should reject decisions by regulators allowing Florida Power &...

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Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would overhaul Florida’s electric-utility industry have submitted enough petition...

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Two of Florida’s most-powerful business groups said Thursday they oppose a proposed constitutional amendment that would overhaul the...

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Pointing to higher-than-expected natural gas costs, Tampa Electric Co. asked state regulators to approve an increase in customer bills that would...

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A political committee has submitted more than 60,000 valid petition signatures to the state Division of Elections as it tries to get a measure on...

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State regulators Tuesday approved proposals that will allow Tampa Electric Co. and Peoples Gas System to disconnect or refuse service to customers...

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State regulators cleared the way for Florida Power & Light to finalize a long-discussed deal to buy the city of Vero Beach’s electric...

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The state Public Service Commission should give key approvals to a long-discussed plan by Florida Power & Light to purchase the city of Vero...

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Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet next week could sign off on a plan by Florida Power & Light to build a power plant in Broward County and...

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An appeals court has rejected an attempt by Florida Power & Light to block a class-action lawsuit that alleges the utility did not properly...

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State regulators moved quickly to approve the suspension of monthly electric bills for customers of two utilities in areas hit hard by Hurricane...

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The state Public Service Commission approved a plan that will lead to Duke Energy Florida paying $34.5 million to stop purchasing electricity from a...

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The Florida Public Service Commission gave a key approval to a Tampa Electric Co. plan that will add five solar-energy projects in Hillsborough and...

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A federal judge rejected arguments by Florida Power & Light and three related companies in a dispute with a nuclear-energy trade group about...

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