AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2012) – Representatives from a broad coalition of taxpayer watchdog groups and free-market and environmental organizations will address how government-subsidized property insurance programs both in Florida and at the federal level continue to put taxpayers, consumers and the environment at great peril during a press conference tomorrow on Amelia Island, Fla.

Participants will also discuss meaningful and realistic reform proposals to address these issues and will be available for questions.

  • WHAT: Broad-based coalition press conference on the need to reform government-subsidized insurance programs.
  • WHO: Representatives from the Florida Wildlife Federation, Friends of the Earth, James Madison Institute, the R Street Institute, Sea Turtle Conservancy and Taxpayers for Common Sense.
  • WHERE: Cumberland Room, Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island. 4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, Fla.
  • WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.

Florida Wildlife Federation, Friends of the Earth, and Sea Turtle Conservancy are state and national environmental advocacy organizations. The James Madison Institute and R Street Institute are, respectively, Florida and Washington-based free-market public policy research organizations. Taxpayers for Common Sense is a taxpayer watchdog group based in Washington, DC.