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Andrew Warren calls judicial consolidation “a naked power grab by Tallahassee and the Republican leadership”

Andrew Warren calls a plan to merge court circuits "a naked power grab by Tallahassee and the Republican leadership" in Florida.
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Advocates have 620,000 signatures in their bid to add a ballot question on abortion protections to Florida’s ballot

Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to ensure abortion rights in Florida have totaled more than 621,000 valid petition signatures
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Florida Supreme Court says ‘Marsy’s Law’ does not shield cops’ names

A 2018 constitutional amendment to bolster victims’ rights “does not explicitly” shield the identities of police officers from disclosure.
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Plaintiffs fire back in felons’ voting case in Florida

Plaintiffs want to continue a lawsuit challenging how Florida is carrying out a constitutional amendment to restore felons’ voting rights.
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Mother of gun violence victim The funeral for 20-year-old Harrison Boonstoppel will take place tonight. 14 yr. old Elijah Wilson also died in the gunfire on Oct. 29th. In response to the shooting, Tampa Mayor...

A Republican in the Florida Legislature seeks to make it more difficult to amend the state constitution

A proposal to require a two-thirds vote to change the Florida Constitution is back for the 2024 legislative session.
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Florida abortion measure raises $4.19 million

A political committee leading efforts to pass a constitutional amendment to protect abortion rights in Florida raised $4.192 million in cash.
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Trulieve adds $500,000 to support Florida’s recreational cannabis initiative

The medical cannabis company Trulieve has added $500,000 to a ballot initiative aimed at legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
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Constitutional amendment proposed on term limits for Florida county commissioners

A Florida House Republican proposed a constitutional amendment that would impose eight-year term limits on county commissioners.
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Florida AG Ashley Moody says a proposed recreational cannabis amendment “misleads” voters to benefit Trulieve

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office says a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize the recreational use of marijuana “misleads” voters in a way to benefit the state’s largest medical-marijuana operator, Trulieve.
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Lawsuit targets new Florida law that creates a ‘bureaucratic morass’ in felons voting

A lawsuit calls Florida a “national embarrassment,” for officials violating a constitutional amendment restoring voting rights of felons.
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Florida group campaigns for a constitutional amendment supporting abortion rights

Abortion rights supporters want to pass a constitutional amendment in Florida to protect reproductive rights after the Legislature and Gov. Ron DeSantis approved a law to prevent abortions after six weeks of pregnancy,
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Florida voters will decide whether to enshrine a right to hunt and fish in the state Constitution

In 2024 Florida voters will decide whether to approve a ballot proposal to enshrine a right to hunt and fish in the state Constitution.

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