Posts Tagged ‘Florida Council for Safe Communities’

  • Florida Council for Safe Communities leader calls for impact of violent video games to be addressed

    Feb 21, 18 • 135 Views • Crime & Law Enforcement, YouthComments Off on Florida Council for Safe Communities leader calls for impact of violent video games to be addressed

    John Giotis, Chairman Emeritus of the Florida Council for Safe Communities, today released the following statement about the response to the Parkland school shooting: “As the families affected by last week’s unspeakably tragic school shooting bury their...

  • Florida Council for Safe Communities Applauds Veto of SB 106

    May 25, 17 • 412 Views • LegislationComments Off on Florida Council for Safe Communities Applauds Veto of SB 106

    John Giotis, Chairman of the Florida Council for Safe Communities, today released the following statement following Governor Scott’s veto of SB 106 yesterday: “We thank Governor Rick Scott for his veto of SB 106, the so-called “Whiskey and...

  • Florida Council for Safe Communities Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Slot Machines

    May 18, 17 • 561 Views • Government, JudicialComments Off on Florida Council for Safe Communities Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Slot Machines

    John Giotis, Chair of the Florida Council for Safe Communities, released the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling on slot machines: “We applaud the Florida Supreme Court ruling today that rejects the expansion of gambling in...

  • Florida Council Says Fracking Ban Not Necessary

    Mar 14, 17 • 385 Views • Environment, Government, LegislationComments Off on Florida Council Says Fracking Ban Not Necessary

    John Giotis, Chair of the Florida Council for Safe Communities, made the following statement regarding Senate Bill 442: “Senate Bill 442, which would ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Florida, is an unnecessary overreaction to activists who...

  • Council Chairman Urges “Yes” Vote on Amendment 1

    Oct 20, 16 • 708 Views • Elections, Environment, VotingComments Off on Council Chairman Urges “Yes” Vote on Amendment 1

    Chairman John Giotis says the amendment will protect low-income Floridians while increasing energy choice. Florida Council for Safe Communities Chairman John Giotis released today the following statement on Amendment 1, which will appear on Florida General...

  • Council Outlines 2016 Legislative Priorities

    Jan 8, 16 • 503 Views • BusinessComments Off on Council Outlines 2016 Legislative Priorities

    John Giotis, Chairman of the Florida Council for Safe Communities, lists support for drunk driving bill and opposition to alcohol deregulation. Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Florida Council for Safe Communities Chairman John Giotis made the following statement...

  • Florida Council for Safe Communities Announces Support of Recently-launched Smart Solar Amendment

    Jul 30, 15 • 1376 Views • BusinessComments Off on Florida Council for Safe Communities Announces Support of Recently-launched Smart Solar Amendment

    TALLAHASSEE, FL — The Florida Council for Safe Communities today announced that it has come out in support of Consumers for Smart Solar and their consumer-friendly solar amendment for the 2016 General Election ballot, which was recently launched in...

  • Council Applauds Bondi’s Solar Amendment Brief

    Jun 15, 15 • 702 Views • Government, Judicial, LegislationComments Off on Council Applauds Bondi’s Solar Amendment Brief

    Chairman John Giotis says the proposed amendment would harm Florida consumers TALLAHASSEE, FL — Today, Florida Council for Safe Communities Chairman John Giotis made the following statement regarding the brief Attorney General Pam Bondi filed last week...

  • Council Applauds Defeat of Alcohol Deregulation Bill

    Apr 16, 15 • 487 Views • Government, LegislationComments Off on Council Applauds Defeat of Alcohol Deregulation Bill

    Chairman John Giotis says the bill’s defeat is a victory for Florida families and young people. TALLAHASSEE — Today, the Florida Council for Safe Communities applauded Tuesday’s House Regulatory Affairs Committee vote that killed House Bill 107. The...