Amendment 1

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Little Land Buying In Senate’s Amendment 1 Plan

The Senate doesn’t intend for Florida to acquire much land in the first year of increased funding under a voter-approved constitutional amendment aimed at land and water conservation.

03/19/2015

Source: CBS4

House Likely To Pursue Limited Land Buying

A House committee that crafted a newly approved water-policy plan is now looking at how a voter-approved increase in conservation dollars should be used for land management.

03/06/2015

(Source: AP)

A Look At The 5 Biggest Issues For The Florida Legislature

Florida’s GOP-controlled Legislature kicks off its annual session Tuesday, one that could be consumed by plenty of high-profile issues — but lacking the intensity that comes during an election year session.

CBS Miami–03/03/2015

Florida water table levels were impacted by the Japanese earthquake-tsunami, here water levels can be seen in a file photo of Lake Okeechobee during the 2007 drought.  (Source: Getty Images)

Lawmakers Wade Into Amendment 1 Policy, Funding

With the start of Florida’s legislative session looming, one of the first issues to be taken up will be new rules on the state’s waters.

02/24/2015

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Scott Drives $9.9 Billion Transportation Budget

Gov. Rick Scott’s drive to attract more people and businesses to Florida means the need for lots of cement and asphalt.

01/29/2015

A closeup view of marijuana in a grinder along with a cigarette as photographed on August 30, 2014 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails & Other Constitutional Amendments

Medical marijuana in the state of Florida will not become legal this election year. Florida voters have rejected the sale and distribution of medical marijuana in the state.

11/04/2014

A Miami-Dade County Elections Department voting machine during pre-election testing. (Source: CBS4)

Understanding Amendments 1 & 6 Before Election Day

This week CBS4 is taking a closer look at the 11 constitutional amendments you are being asked on the November ballot. The questions in some cases are more than a page long. Amendment 1 deals with abortion and Amendment 6 challenges President Barack Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act.

CBS4–10/16/2012