Beach adopts stricter meeting guidelines

Panama City News Herald by John Henderson June 8, 2017 The City Council on Thursday night approved new “rules of procedure” dictating public comment and recording policies at its meetings. The new rules, modeled after Bay County’s, were criticized by
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Constitution Revision Commission Adopts Rules

For Immediate Release: June 7, 2017 Contact: Meredith Beatrice,, (850) 508- 5204 ORLANDO, Fla. – On Tuesday, June 6, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) held a public meeting of the full commission at the University of Central Florida. During the meeting,
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After a seemingly rule-less meeting, constitution panel adopts rules

by Florida Politics’ Scott Powers June 6, 2017 The Florida Constitution Revision Commission now has a set of rules for how it might go about writing major changes to Florida’s Constitution. Those rules — addressing such matters as who will appoint
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Bill would undermine the Sunshine Law

Herald-Tribune Editorial April 27, 2017 The state House of Representatives is considering a bill that would eclipse Florida’s Sunshine Law. With only days remaining in the Legislature’s 2017 annual regular session, CS/HB 843 is on the House’s special order calendar
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Florida House should not shred open meetings law

The Florida House is poised to return the state to the dark ages with legislation that would allow two members of the same government boards or commissions to discuss government issues in secret. Tampa Bay Times Editorial April 27, 2017
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