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Florida justices seem skeptical of the state’s arguments against a recreational cannabis amendment

Florida Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical that the court should reject a proposed constitutional amendment on recreational marijuana.
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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.
Florida redistricting

Some appeals court judges seem skeptical of voting rights groups’ claim that Florida’s congressional districts are unconstitutional

An appeals court weighs the constitutionality of a congressional redistricting plan that Florida's Ron DeSantis pushed through the Legislature.

Florida fights a ruling that halts its lobbying restriction

AG Ashley Moody’s office has asked an appeals court to overturn a block of a Florida constitutional amendment restricting lobbying.
Florida redistricting

Voting rights groups say the ruling that Florida’s congressional redistricting is unconstitutional should stand

Previously a judge ruled that a congressional redistricting plan backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis violated the Florida Constitution.
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Florida abortion rights initiative tops 400,000 signatures

A proposed constitutional amendment ensuring abortion rights has topped 400,000 valid petition signatures submitted to the state.
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Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments about a recreational marijuana constitutional amendment

The allows “adults 21 years or older to possess, purchase, or use marijuana products and marijuana accessories” for non-medical consumption.
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Florida abortion initiative could get a key review

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment to ensure abortion rights have enough signatures to trigger a Florida Supreme Court review.
Florida redistricting

Judge weighs arguments in a challenge to Florida Congressional redistricting

A Leon County circuit judge Thursday heard arguments in a battle about Florida's congressional redistricting plan.
Women's March

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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