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,” (OrlandoSentinel.com,
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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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Don’t be stingy with public ideas

The CRC had an extremely discriminating filter. Daytona Beach News Journal Editorial October 26, 2017 The Florida Constitution Revision Commission spent months traveling around the state asking citizens for their opinions on how to improve state government. Apparently, the panel
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Constitution commission devolves into farce

Tampa Bay Times Editorial October 27, 2017 With each passing week, Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission looks more like a farce than a faithful effort to enable the public to propose changes that the state’s elected leaders refuse to consider. After
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CRC’s filter kept out worthy ideas

Panama City News Herald Editorial October 26, 2017 The Florida Constitution Revision Commission spent months traveling around the state asking citizens for their opinions on how to improve state government. Apparently, the panel didn’t like what you all had to
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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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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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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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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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