After 22 years, government compensates PLF client for taking use of property

March 25, 2016 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

This week, after 22 years of litigation, the St. Johns River Water Management District finally paid the Koontz family for taking the use of Coy Koontz’s property. This case began in 1994, when the St. Johns River Water Management District told Koontz that if he wanted a permit to build on 3.7 acres of his … ...


In defense of small-business property rights

February 07, 2013 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Florida Voices published a great op-ed by NFIB’s Karen Harned, discussing PLF’s pending U.S. Supreme Court case, Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District. The op-ed discusses how the case relates to the small business community and to essential constitutional rights. Ms. Harned writes: It is true that for most Americans, the ...