Mayor Jake Godbold: Jacksonville deserves its fair share of state conservation funds - Stand Up For North Florida

Mayor Jake Godbold: Jacksonville deserves its fair share of state conservation funds

I have always been and will always be a fierce advocate for my hometown and the city I love.

That’s why I am an executive committee member of Stand Up North Florida, a group dedicated to ensuring that North Florida receives their fair share of state conservation funding — funding that is currently overwhelmingly going to South Florida.

In fact last year, South Florida received more than 75 percent of all state dollars appropriated for water quality projects. The quality of our natural resources directly relates to the quality of life in our great city.

We must continue to fight for our fair share of the pie. Our future and that of our children and grandchildren depend on this funding.

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