Tag: Florida Constitution Revision Commission
Ray Rodrigues and Manny Díaz find themselves in the Miami Herald. Image via the Miami Herald.

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 […]

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 […]

Scott PowersFebruary 20, 2018
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Guns, greyhounds, and privacy. Two of the three most commonly- and passionately-discussed topics at Monday’s first public hearing for the Florida Constitution Revision Commission’s proposed amendments weren’t even among the 37 active propositions. Yet dozens of speakers at the Maxwell C. King Center in Melbourne Monday spoke of their desire to see a Florida Constitution […]


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