The Key West Committee for Safer Cleaner Ships is calling on Gov. Ron DeSantis to protect Florida’s coral and clean water by vetoing SB1194. The committee writes: Good morning: The Florida Keys are home to some of the rarest corals in the world, including Staghorn, Elkhorn, and Pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus), which in 2013 was proposed […]
The Miami Herald’s Mary Ellen Klas reports on the continued assault on Key West’s home rule, writing: A day after citizens of Key West thought the legislation aimed at overturning their vote to limit cruise ship traffic appeared dead, Republican legislative leaders quickly reversed course Wednesday and powered it past Democrats to send it to […]
Mary Ellen Klas reports in the Bradenton Herald that a bill aimed at overturning Key West voters’ choice to limit cruise ships in their port has been killed in the Florida State House. She writes (abridged): TALLAHASSEE After having second thoughts about the constitutionality of his bill to undermine three ordinances approved by Key West […]
The Key West Committee for Safer Cleaner Ships is sounding the alarm over an attempt to buy Gov. Ron DeSantis’s support for a bill that would overturn the votes of Key West residents against massive, polluting cruise ships docking at the island. The Committee writes: CAMPAIGN FINANCE SCANDAL SPLASHES OVER CRUISE LEGISLATION A stunning turn of […]
Key West resident and owner of Uva Wine Shoppe, Mark Gambuzza, has written a letter to the elected officials of the state of Florida deciding the fate of cruise ships in the city. He writes: I am a resident, homeowner, and business owner in Key West. I neither am wealthy or affiliated with a political […]
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Hard to believe it has been nearly 30 years since I walked away from dealing with investing clients, prospects, or the financial media. I also stopped speaking at capacity-filled investment conferences around the world from New Orleans to Switzerland to Hong Kong. About that same time, Debbie and I bought two Harley-Davidson motorcycles along with […]
Key West is America’s preeminent literary and arts scene. Its world-class economy is under great leadership. Maybe it’s time you and your business joined us at the southernmost point in the contiguous states. The small, privately owned businesses of Key West have formed a strong coalition called Shop Mom and Pop Key West. These small […]