Florida Amendment 1: Water and Land Conservation
When Florida’s Legislature gutted “Florida Forever,” the state’s 50-year-old water and land conservation law, The Trust for Public Land took the lead on gathering nearly one million signatures to place Florida’s Amendment 1 on the 2014 ballot.
Passing Proposition P in St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis
Despite the presence of organized opposition, City of St. Louis and St. Louis County voters showed up to the polls, passing Proposition P with a strong majority vote in the City of St. Louis—67 percent—and a slim majority of 53 percent in St. Louis County.
Beth Bernstein for South Carolina House District 78
South Carolina Representative Beth Bernstein may have won her seat in 2012 by double digits, but that doesn’t mean the campaign was easy.
New Jersey’s Public Question 2: Open Space and Water Quality Dedication
New Jersey is the nation’s most urbanized state and has been using public money to buy open space for more than 50 years. However, with the state in $40 billion in bonded debt, all environmental and conservation funding had run dry.