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Supporters of land-buying amendment win state Supreme Court OK

The amendment would would provide up to $20 billion over 20 years for conservation land-buying and restoration. This state-owned land is in Highlands Hammock State Park. File photo by Bruce Ritchie.

A proposed Florida Constitution amendment that would provide more spending for conservation land-buying and restoration cleared a major hurdle Thursday.

The amendment proposed by environmental groups for the 2014 general election ballot would provide one-third of the state documentary stamp tax revenue for conservation spending. The amendment would generate $19 billion over 20 years, according to the state Financial Impact Estimating Conference

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