The Property Tax Exemption Bill passed unanimously through the Community Affairs Committee and is now headed to the Senate Energy Committee. The House version of this Bill, which is sponsored by Representatives Frishe and Berman, is still waiting to be heard in it's first stop at the House Energy Committee. Thanks to all of you who contacted your elected officials to support this Bill.
Good news on a federal front - Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart has signed on as a co-sponsor of the PACE Protection Act of 2011. You can monitor the movement of this legislation on the FARE homepage.
FARE is proud to work with the folks at Ygrene Energy Fund, who are bringing a PACE program to cities and counties in Florida. Check out the most recent news of their success in South Florida here.
Working with local leaders, they have established what is called the "Green Corrider" which includes the City of Miami,City of South Miami, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Coral Gables and Cutler Bay.
All FARE members who live or work in the Green Corrider area, please contact your local city and county commissioners to show your support for this program.
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