Officials in south Florida have passed a resolution to split Florida in half. The resolution was passed on Oct. 7. Why split Florida in half?
Vice Mayor Harris stated that Tallahassee isn't providing South Florida with proper representation or addressing its concerns when it comes to sea-level rising. Mayor Stoddard agreed, stating that he has been working for separatism for 15 years.
The resolution lists the northern border of what would be the state of South Florida as being the northern borders of Brevard, Orange, Polk, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. Orange County is home to the South Florida Water Management District which officials feel in crucial to their needs.
In order for this to happen, electoral approval from the whole state of Florida would be required. Congressional approval would also be needed.
I would consider the whole section the richest section of the state so it looks like this is a money grab too. It will be interesting to watch and make a welcome change from the election ads.