It wasn’t just political offices Miami-Dade County voters had to evaluate during Tuesday’s election. They made their voices heard on a variety of proposed amendments to the Miami-Dade County Charter.
Florida voters will have their say on 11 constitutional amendments during November’s general election. Of all the amendments, Amendment 4 could have the most impact on Florida’s voters.
The Republican Party has distanced itself from controversial abortion comments made by Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin, but the party is also embracing a call for a constitutional ban on abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, according to CNN.
Republican and Democratic leaders see their opponents’ blood in the water over the issue of contraception as they began debate in the Senate Thursday over a controversial amendment co-sponsored by Florida Republican Marco Rubio.
To pay them or not to pay them, that is the question. Or at least that is the central question to the first charter amendment that Miami Dade voters will have an opportunity to decide on May 24.
The Florida Legislature is poised to approve a proposed constitutional amendment to slash in half property tax assessment increase caps for first-time home buyers, businesses, landlords and investors. Tuesday, the Florida Senate the House version (HJR 381) for their own and is in position to vote on it Wednesday.