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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CRC Commissioners Continue Sponsorship of Public Proposals and Ideas Regarding the Florida Constitution

For Immediate Release: October 17, 2017 Contact: Meredith Beatrice Meredith.Beatrice@flcrc.gov, (850) 508-5204 Today, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) held its second and final full Commission meeting in which Commissioners could directly sponsor public proposals through the CRC process. Direct sponsorship of
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Closing Florida’s write-in loophole is right thing to do

TC Palm by Sherry Plymale, CRC Commissioner October 5, 2017 Sometimes there are issues that shouldn’t be a matter of politics and should be addressed because it is the right and ethical thing to do. As a commissioner on the
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What would you add to the Florida Constitution?

Orlando Sentinel by Carlos Beruff, Guest Columnist October 3, 2017 Over the past six months, the Constitution Revision Commission has been traveling across the state listening to Floridians and their ideas about what should be in the Florida Constitution. Thousands
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CRC Commissioners Sponsor Public Proposals and Ideas Regarding the Florida Constitution

For Immediate Release: October 2, 2017 Contact: Meredith Beatrice Meredith.Beatrice@flcrc.gov, (850) 508-5204 October 6 officially adopted as the public proposal filing deadline Today, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) held the first of two full Commission meetings in which Commissioners may directly
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CRC Meeting Schedule Week of October 2-6

For Immediate Release: September 27, 2017 Contact: Meredith Beatrice Meredith.Beatrice@flcrc.gov, (850) 508- 5204 The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) noticed the following meeting schedule for the week of October 2-6, 2017. CRC meetings are open to the public and will be livestreamed
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Coalition Wants More Constitution Revision Commission Hearings

Truth or DARA Blog by Lloyd Dunkelberger September 25, 2017 As the Florida Constitution Revision Commission begins its debate this week on a slate of constitutional amendments for the 2018 ballot, a group of Democratic-leaning organizations is calling for more public
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How a CRC Proposal Becomes Law: A Roadmap to Revising Florida’s Constitution

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2017 Contact: Meredith Beatrice Meredith.Beatrice@flcrc.gov, (850) 508-5204 Today, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) unveiled a new infographic to demonstrate how a proposed constitutional amendment becomes law and officially amends the Florida Constitution through the CRC process.
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