Tallahassee, FL – House Speaker Will Weatherford (R-Wesley Chapel) today released the following statement commending Governor Rick Scott on his decision to take legal action in the United States Supreme Court against Georgia over the state’s excessive consumption of water, which is vital to the Apalachicola region’s economy.
“Governor Scott has taken a strong stance in support of Florida businesses by challenging the state of Georgia in the United States Supreme Court. With the future of the Apalachicola Bay region’s economy at stake, I strongly support the Governor’s decision to take legal action today. This issue is not only about preserving one of Florida’s great ecosystems – it’s also about saving an important part of our economy.”
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