Floridians To Vote On Citizenship Amendment In November BallotFloridians will cast ballots in November on a proposed constitutional amendment that would change wording in the state Constitution about the citizenship of voters.
Florida House Looks Again At Abolishing Constitution Revision CommissionThe Florida House is taking a second look at eliminating a powerful state commission that drew controversy last year when it proposed constitutional amendments that tied together seemingly unrelated topics.
Florida House Seeks To Defend Medical Marijuana LawAs court battles continue about whether the state is properly carrying out a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana, the Florida House is again trying to weigh in.
Signatures Pile Up For Minimum Wage IncreaseA political committee backing a proposed constitutional amendment that would increase the minimum wage in Florida is moving toward meeting an initial threshold for getting the measure on the 2020 ballot.
Ballot Measure On ‘Assault’ Weapons ProposedA Miami-based political committee has proposed a constitutional amendment that would ban possession of “assault” weapons in Florida if approved by voters.
Judge Sides With Environmental Groups That Sued FloridaOnce again, actions taken by the state of Florida have been questioned and brought to a courtroom.
Saturday Start To Early Voting Could Be Big For DemsDemocrats hopes for taking an early lead in the presidential race in Florida will be fully underway on Saturday when early voting begins statewide. But, unlike in 2008, there will be less days for voters to cast their votes early.
Amendment 4 Could Shift Tax BurdenFlorida 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.
Constitutional Amendments Fill Lengthy BallotMiami-Dade County voters this year will have to deal with a complex ballot that is 12 pages long, or six pages front and back. Besides the general elections, voters will also have to navigate a lot of legalese with eleven constitutional amendments on the ballot.
Appeals Court Rejects Diaz-Balart's Fla. Redistricting ChallengeFor the second time, a federal court has rejected efforts by US Representative Mario Diaz-Balart of Miami to toss out amendments to the Florida Constitution that changed the way the state redraws maps of state and federal legislative districts.
Federal Court Rejects Fla. Redistricting ChallengeU.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro rejected a challenged to Florida's redistricting constitutional amendments passed in 2010.
High Class Sizes Get Florida House, Senate OKThink your kids are already squeezed into their classrooms? Despite a constitutional amendment calling for smaller classes, Thursday The Legislature voted to loosen Florida's class size limits, a decision that could result in packed classrooms.
Fla. Senate Passes State Spending CapThe Florida Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment that will effectively cap how much money the legislature can tax and spend.
Florida GOP Again Target Health Care ReformSix months ago, the Florida Supreme Court removed a proposed constitutional amendment that sought to opt-out of the federal health care overhaul. Tuesday, a similar measure was proposed by Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos.