BRADENTON, Fla. - Two Florida lawmakers have filed bills that would require water management districts to get voter approval through referendums before selling certificates of participation.

The bills will be considered during the Legislature's annual 60-day session, which starts Tuesday, March 3, and if passed could impact the South Florida Water Management District's ability to sell up to $2.2 billion of COPs for Everglades restoration and capital needs.

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