Tampa Bay Times: Written by Craig Pittman. January 17, 2019.
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ 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 state’s five water agencies, say longtime state water experts.
“I thank you for your service ... but it is time for a clean reset on the leadership of the board,” DeSantis wrote in a letter to the board members he wanted gone.