PLF op-ed in Tampa Tribune opposes unconstitutional taking of permit applicants’ land
In June, PLF won Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District, a U.S. Supreme Court case that explained that government cannot use its power over issuing permits to shake down permit applicants. Yet a Florida county is doing just that – demanding permit applicants give up land in exchange for permits. Learn more by reading a Tampa Tribune op-ed that I co-authored with Daniel Himebaugh. You can also read PLF’s amicus brief in the case, Pasco County v. Hillcrest Property, LLP.
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