Beshears applauds court’s decision invalidating net ban

Taylor County’s state representative, Halsey Beshears, is heralding a Tuesday circuit court decision invalidating the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) net ban regulations and is calling on state officials to work with the litigants to find a compromise.

Within hours of the ruling, however, the state announced its intention to appeal the ruling by Leon County Circuit Court Judge Jackie Fulford, stating that the regulations will remain in effect while the case works its way through the system.

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