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Ask Congressman David Jolly (R-FL) and Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL) about the issues that are most important to you -- then vote and tell others! Watch the Florida Open Debate for U.S. Senate right here on Monday, April 25, at 7:00 pm EDT. All questions will be chosen from among those that receive the most votes online.
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Do you believe rising sea levels will be a threat to life and property in FL?

Skip the "is climate change real" and other hotbutton language. Cut right through to why non-environmentalist voters should care.If yes, what do you consider to be the top priorities for preparedness

Submitted by: QueendomofD from MO
April 19, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

Do you think the US should go 100% renewable energy. If so, how?

We are one of the countries that contribute a large amount of carbon to the atmosphere. As a post-industrial country we should be more responsible in our actions, so we are a better model for others.

Submitted by: Timothy F. from NH
April 21, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
Submitted by: Donna M. from FL
April 24, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

How would you aid Florida's imperiled springs?

Florida's springs are suffering from the assault of groundwater withdrawals to service 20+ million resident and countless visitors. Lyngbya infiltration is only one of the problems facing FL springs.
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Submitted by: majikphil from FL
April 25, 2016, 2:23 a.m.
Issue area: Environment

Would you be willing to look into alternatives to road salt for winter roads?

With water issues around the country, from places like Flint, MI and St. Joseph, LA to Orleans, NY and many other places that have impending problems: what else can we use instead of road salt?
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Submitted by: Dennis from NY
April 21, 2016, 9:27 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

Will you support ending eminent domain for private gain?

Landowners should not be forced by Big Oil to take risky pipelines on their land. If we keep building new fossil fuel infrastructure then we keep on contributing to climate change.

Submitted by: Jane kleeb from NE
April 24, 2016, 4:03 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

Would you support the development and expansion of genetically-engineered foods?

Given the overwhelming scientific consensus that they are not harmful and increase efficiency, keep prices low, how will you support modern technology?
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Submitted by: coolaj56 from NY
April 19, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

What will you do to preserve Florida's beaches?

As a Floridian who was born and raised in a small costal town, I have witnessed our local beaches decay over the past few years. As a major part of our economy,how would you help protect beaches?

Submitted by: Tyler from FL
April 22, 2016, 5:31 a.m.
Issue area: Environment

Why are aerosols (chemtrails) being sprayed and what is in them?

The streaky "clouds" we constantly see are being referred to by many as contrails but that is patently untrue. Contrails do not leave streaks or mist up the sky for hours.

Submitted by: deniseward from MA
April 22, 2016, 8:41 a.m.
Issue area: Environment

Please explain the 'scientific method', and why you do or do not support it.

The scientific method has been used for several hundred years to expand human knowledge of self and environment. How is it that nowadays political types say scientists don't know what they are doing?

Submitted by: ral from MN
April 22, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Issue area: Environment

Will you be a strong supporter of our national public lands?

There is a movement amongst conservative western politicians to sell off our national public lands for resource development and private gain, thereby excluding the public from enjoyment of these lands

Submitted by: Wildbot from OR
April 20, 2016, 11:51 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

How would you deal with officials who accept bribes from Big Sugar?

Rick Scott, Adam Putnam and Pam Biondi have accepted favors to support Big Sugar interests, as have several state and local elected officials.

Submitted by: Tobydaddy from FL
April 25, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

Do you have a plan to combat this? Perhaps a wall that the water will pay for?

It is supoorted by 97% of the world's scientists that half your state will be swallowed up into the ocean in the next few due to warming, rising oceans.
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Submitted by: Mr Mars from CA
April 21, 2016, 5:35 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

why is the BLM allowed to brutally kill and slaughter the mustangs

Mustangs have run free long before the pilgrims came over. They are on public lands. It's my understanding that cattle ranchers and big oil companies are the ones responsible for this horrific mess

Submitted by: Rondi from MA
April 23, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
Issue area: Environment

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