CRC Chairman Carlos Beruff Letter in the Orlando Sentinel: “Constitution panel explains the process”

RE: Constitution panel shortchanged public on amendment ideas | Orlando Sentinel editorial Constitution panel explains the process – Carlos Beruff letter to the editor November 1, 2017, Orlando Sentinel The Orlando Sentinel editorial, “Constitution panel shortchanged public on amendment ideas,” (,
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Constitution panel shortchanged public on amendment ideas

Orlando Sentinel Editorial October 27, 2017 Proposing amendments to the Florida Constitution is normally a privilege reserved for state legislators, or for special-interest groups with pockets deep enough to invest millions of dollars into petition drives and gather hundreds of
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CRC Chairman Carlos Beruff Letter in the Dayton Beach News Journal: “Commission is Listening”

RE: Don’t Be Stingy with Public Ideas | Daytona Beach News Journal editorial Commission is listening – Carlos Beruff letter to the editor November 1, 2017, Daytona Beach News Journal The Oct. 26 News-Journal editorial, “Don’t be stingy with public ideas,” correctly
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CRC Chairman Carlos Beruff Letter in the Tampa Bay Times: “Commission Listens to Citizens”

RE: Key panel devolves into farce | Tampa Bay Times editorial Commission listens to citizens – Carlos Beruff letter to the editor October 30, 2017, Tampa Bay Times This Times editorial misrepresents how the Constitution Revision Commission is actively incorporating ideas and proposed
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Constitution Revision Commission ignores the public

Tampa Bay Times by Daniel Ruth October 25, 2017 You could be forgiven if you thought the Florida Constitution Revision Commission was going to result in a wave of grass-roots populism that would make Bernie Sanders look like an elitist
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Confusion over open meetings creates unrest on constitution panel

Miami Herald by Mary Ellen Klas October 18, 2017 Can members of the powerful panel that has the authority to put constitutional amendments directly on the November 2018 ballot discuss votes in secret and lobby each other? That is the
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Fla. Constitution Panel Dismissed Public’s Ideas, Groups Say

Law360 by Nathan Hale October 17, 2017 A coalition of organizations blasted Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission on Tuesday for advancing just six of more than 2,000 public submissions for amendments it had received. Within minutes of the meeting’s adjournment, the American Civil Liberties
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Critics slam Florida constitution panel for few public proposals

Orlando Sentinel by The News Service of Florida’s Lloyd Dunkelberger October 18, 2017 The Florida Constitution Revision Commission has voted to advance four public proposals, including a measure dealing with homestead exemptions and another potentially affecting abortion rights. The commission,
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Panel says no to most of public’s ideas for revising Florida Constitution

Miami Herald by Mary Ellen Klas October 17, 2017 In a swift, 20-minute meeting, the panel charged with updating the Florida Constitution on Tuesday rejected all but a few of the 2,012 public proposals submitted to the Constitution Revision Commission,
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Re: CRC’s Consideration of public proposals

The Constitution Revision Commission just completed its 22-minute meeting to put forth public proposals from more than 2,200 submittals. To say their consideration was anything less than a flagrant dismissal of the voice of Floridians would be too kind. Please read our letter
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