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City of Gainesville files lawsuit against state, DeSantis over controversial GRU bill. Gainesville Sun 7/24/23


Gainesville group challenges state takeover of utility. Orlando Sentinel 7/5/23​

Gainesville Utility Revamp Challenged. Florida Trend 7/5/23

GNV nonprofit sues DeSantis over GRU bill. Mainstreet Daily News.  Mainstreet Daily News 7/4/23

Gainesville residents, leadership unhappy after state GRU takeover. Florida Independent Alligator 7/3/23

Press Release: Gainesville Residents United files lawsuit against Gov. DeSantis et al. 7/3/23

State takeover of GRU: Now what? Gainesville Iguana Jul-Aug 2023

Christmas in June for Florida Power & Light. Gainesville Iguana Jul-Aug 2023

Pushing back: Community group sues state lawmakers over ‘GRU Takeover’ bill. Gainesville Sun 7/3/23

Press Release: GVL Residents United files lawsuit. Gainesville Residents United, Inc. 7/3

Authority Board membership letter and application from Rep. Clemons. 7/1/23

Message from GRU General Manager Tony Cunningham

Gov. Ron DeSantis signs controversial state takeover of Gainesville utilities. Gainesville Sun 6/28/23

DeSantis signs bill changing GRU control. Mainstreet Daily News 6/28/23

GRU’s fuel adjustment rate to drop in July. Mainstreet Daily News 6/26/23

GRU memo says Mayor Ward delayed bond issuance, costing ratepayers $2.9 million. Alachua Chronicle. 6/23/23

Commission funds legal counsel, prepares to litigate impact of ‘GRU Takeover’ bill. Gainesville Sun 6/22/23

Gainesville City Commission approves $250,000 from GRU reserves to challenge GRU governance bill.  Alachua Chronicle 6/22/23

GNV continues crossing off state auditor findings. Mainstreet Daily News 6/21/23 

Concern about HB 1645 leads GRU to spend an extra $2.9 million on bond issuance. Alachua Chronicle 6/21/23

Looming ‘GRU Takeover’ bill already costing taxpayers millions. Gainesville Sun 6/18/23

Gainesville leaders say GRU bill to cost taxpayers before DeSantis signs.

Gainesville Sun 6/15/23

Gainesville Trims More From Budget.  Mainstreet Daily News 6/15/23

'GRU Takeover' bill reaches Gov. Ron DeSantis' desk, awaits signature.  Gainesville Sun 6/14/23

Florida faces stark choice: reap billions from clean energy or pay billions in climate impacts. The Invading Sea 6/13/23

GRU bills drop in 'high' rankings, now comparable to Newberry, Ocala, Tampa. Gainesville Sun 6/9/23

GNV votes to divide power district, prep for bids. Mainstreet Daily News 6/8/23

Lakeland officials lash out at legislative efforts to regulate utility money. The (Lakeland) Ledger 6/7/23

Audit of Gainesville City finances comes in clean. WCJB20 6/6/23

Gainesville places 1st in national water conservation competition. Gainesville Sun 5/30/23

Gainesville City Commissioners try to move some GRU expenses from city budget. WCJB20 5/23/23

Clemons responds to Moody’s assessment of bill’s effect on city finances. WCJB20 5/19/23


Moody’s discusses possible impact of bill.  Alachua chronicle 5/19/23

GRU to cut positions.  Mainstreet Daily News 5/15/23

Say No to GRU takeover. Gainesville Iguana 5/15/23

Gov. DeSantis awaits controversial GRU takeover bill.  Gainesville Sun 5/14/23

Citizens prepare lawsuit over state's GRU bill.  Mainstreet Daily News 5/9/23

GNV establishes formula for GRU money transfer.  Mainstreet Daily News 5/4/23

Senate sends GRU takeover bill to Gov. DeSantis. Gainesville Sun 5/6/23

Clemons’ GRU bill passes in the Senate. ​Alachua Chronicle 5/4/23

League of Women Voters of Alachua County express opposition to GRU takeover bill.  4/26/23  

Who’s in control? Public utility facing takeover. The Invading Sea ​4/25/23

The Next Disney-Style Takeover for DeSantis: The Gainesville Regional Utility. Florida Opportunity 4/19/23

House State Affairs Committee hearing. 4/19/23 [HB 1645 starts at 04:12:24] 

Rep Clemons files bills that would impact GRUs governance. CBS4 News [video interviews] 4/10/23 

Coordinated campaign to force sale of GRU. Opportunity for All Floridians [website] 4/7/23

Keep GRU Local. Gainesville Iguana 4/6/23

City of Gainesville readies lobbyists and counsel against GRU bill.  Mainstreet Daily News 3/23/23

Union member opinions on GRU takeover bill. WUFT The Point [audio] 3/20/23 

Gainesville groups speak against proposed local bill. Mainstreet Daily News 3/16/23

North Central FL Unions Condemn GRU Tallahassee Takeover Bill. North Central FL Florida Labor Council 3/16/23 

Joint Legislative Audit Committee [JLAC] webpage. 2023

Florida House to hear GRU takeover bill.  Independent FL Alligator 3/20/23

Alachua County Delegation meeting video. 3/17/23 

Proposed bill could change GRU governance.  Mainstreet Daily News 3/15/23

Drafted bill could remove Gainesville Regional Utilities from City Commission control. Independent FL Alligator 3/10/23 

Local Utilities Could See More State Regulation.  News Service of FL 3/6/23 

Panel warns GNV to make GRU changes.  Mainstreet Daily News 2/24/23 

County residents demand GRU investigation.  WUFT On Point 2/3/23


Credit rating drop due to GRU debt.  Gainesville Sun 1/31/23 


City ownership of GRU provides multiple benefits.  Gainesville Sun 6/29/23

Selling GRU to a corporation would cost our community.  Gainesville Sun 6/15/22

Let’s move toward efficiency, transparency and accountability by selling GRU. Gainesville  Sun 5/24/22


Florida’s Local Bill Process.  Lewis Longman & Walker P.A. Aug2021


Gainesville City Auditors Report 2021.  City of Gainesville


PSC puts sale of Vero Beach utility back on track. 11/22/2018

Bielarski pauses deal with Florida Power & Light. 1/25/20

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