Homeowners Want Quick Ruling on Canker Payment Veto

Daniel CooperCitrus, Citrus Greening, Industry News Release

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from News Service of Florida Florida’s top court needs to decide this week on Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of $37.4 million in compensation to homeowners that had healthy citrus trees cut down by the state, attorneys challenging the veto argued in documents filed Tuesday. The class-action lawsuit, filed last week, involves homeowners in Broward and Lee counties who won judgments … Read More

Court Wants Quick Response on Citrus Veto

Daniel CooperCitrus, Citrus Greening, Industry News Release

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from: News Service of Florida The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday gave Gov. Rick Scott’s administration until noon on Monday to respond to a lawsuit challenging the governor’s veto of $37.4 million intended to go to residents whose healthy citrus trees were cut down as the state tried to eradicate the citrus canker disease. The Supreme Court set the deadline … Read More