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Ryan NicolOctober 23, 2018
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Former Miami Heat player Shane Battier, state Sen. Lauren Book, and other high-profile supporters of Amendment 6 were on hand Monday evening to highlight an Early Voting event and help advocate for passage of Florida’s own “Marsy’s Law.” Amendment 6 would establish a so-called “bill of rights” for crime victims. The measure was modeled after California’s […]

Jim RosicaMarch 21, 2018
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House Speaker Richard Corcoran is telling the Constitution Revision Commission that a pending gun proposal is “inappropriate for inclusion in the state Constitution.” The speaker sent a one-page letter to commissioners Wednesday. He pointed to “an ‘assault’ weapons ban, a ban on specific magazines, and an extended waiting period,” saying he had “grave concern.” An amendment, filed […]

Danny McAuliffeMarch 20, 2018
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A proposed constitutional amendment to end greyhound racing in the state is one step closer to securing a place on the November ballot. The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) approved the amendment (Proposal 67) in an 18-14 vote late Tuesday night, sending it to the influential Style and Drafting Committee for ballot preparation. It will still […]

Jim RosicaMarch 19, 2018
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A plan to close what’s known as Florida’s “write-in loophole” won a preliminary OK from the Constitution Revision Commission on Monday. Commissioners voted 21-12 to send the proposal (P11) to the body’s Style and Drafting Committee for preparation as a ballot question. The proposal would still face a final vote afterward. Commissioner Sherry Plymale, who filed the measure, said the […]


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