TAMPA BAY TIMES: DeSantis demand for all water board members' resignations is the first one by a Florida governor

Tampa Bay Times: Written by Craig Pittman. January 17, 2019.

Gov. Ron DeSantisโ€™ call last week for eight board members of the South Florida Water Management to resign marks the first time a governor has attempted to make such a sweeping change to one of the stateโ€™s five water agencies, say longtime state water experts.

โ€œI thank you for your service ... but it is time for a clean reset on the leadership of the board,โ€ DeSantis wrote in a letter to the board members he wanted gone.

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