Tag: Florida Constitution Revision Commission

Drew WilsonNovember 6, 2018

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An amendment that will ban offshore drilling and treated the public use of e-cigarettes like their analogue cousins was approved by Florida voters in Tuesday’s elections. Amendment 9 was among a dozen initiatives Floridians considered in the ballot booth on Tuesday, and one of seven ballot questions green-lit by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. Amendment 9 […]

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Moving quickly as the fall elections approach, a Leon County circuit judge will hear arguments Aug. 24 about a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to provide additional protections for crime victims. Judge Karen Gievers issued an order Wednesday scheduling the hearing in the lawsuit filed by Southwest Florida criminal-defense lawyer Lee Hollander. The lawsuit seeks […]

Staff ReportsApril 16, 2018
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The Florida Chamber of Commerce on Monday said the voting down of a constitutional amendment to create a ‘Florida E-Verify’ system “was a win for protecting Florida’s Constitution.” “Proposal 6010 would have placed an ineffective federal government system into Florida’s foundational document,” said Frank Walker, the Chamber’s vice president of Governmental Affairs. “The Florida Chamber […]

Jim RosicaApril 16, 2018
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A proposed constitutional amendment is headed to the ballot that would, among other things, enshrine a crime victims’ bill of rights in the state constitution. “Revision 1” (P6001) was OK’d Monday by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) on a 34-3 vote; it needed at least 22 votes for ballot placement. Now, the amendment must get […]


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