City employees will get a pay raise in the approved Gainesville city budget. Meanwhile, property owners won’t see their property taxes or fire assessment rates go up. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports.
Floridians Against Fracking is a coalition of Florida residents concerned with the process’s dangers to the environment and public health. Despite the Florida House Bill prohibiting local communities from passing bans or regulations on fracking, 41 cities and 27 counties have passed or planned on passing regulations against the process.