Tag: Lisa Carlton
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Jacob OglesNovember 20, 2018
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Attorney General-elect Ashley Moody named former Assistant U.S. Attorney John Guard as executive director for her transition team, which includes a number of prominent leaders in the legal and law enforcement community. In announcing her team, the Republican also laid out a list of top priorities, including the opioid epidemic, elder abuse, law enforcement, human […]

Staff ReportsJuly 18, 2018
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The Protect Dogs-Yes on 13 campaign Wednesday announced it had received endorsements from more current and former lawmakers, civic organizations, animal welfare organizations, and others. Among them: state Sen. Dana Young, a Tampa Republican. “It’s time for Florida to move beyond mandated greyhound racing,” Young said. Usually, pari-mutuels in Florida are required to continue running live dog or horse races to […]

Jim RosicaMarch 20, 2018
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After nearly an hour of discussion, a Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) proposal that would affect the state’s efforts to reduce smoking was postponed Tuesday. CRC member and House Speaker pro tempore Jeanette Nuñez, who filed the measure (P94), pulled it from the floor after several commissioners questioned its necessity. Tobacco Free Florida, the state’s tobacco prevention and cessation program, […]

Mitch PerryDecember 12, 2017
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Placing a constitutional amendment up for a vote can be problematic when the proposal itself might be unconstitutional. That’s what Lisa Carlton, the chair of the Constitutional Revision Commission’s Declaration of Rights Committee, concluded on Tuesday, when she said she could not support expanding the rights of grandparents to visit their grandchildren. “I think that […]

Jim RosicaNovember 1, 2017
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The Tallahassee-based First Amendment Foundation, the state’s public records and open meetings watchdog, is giving a thumbs down to a proposed Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) amendment on “privacy” for the 2018 ballot. Foundation President Barbara Petersen, in a letter this week to Lisa Carlton, chair of the CRC’s Declaration of Rights Committee, said her group […]

Guest AuthorNovember 1, 2017
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I read with great interest the letter by First Amendment Foundation (FAF) President Barbara Petersen to Lisa Carlton, chair of the Declaration of Rights Committee of the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC), regarding her concerns over the proposal written by former Florida Supreme Court Justice Kenneth Bell, and which I am sponsoring, entitled the “Florida Privacy Restoration Act.” […]


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