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From a Northeast Florida church that has collected more than 15,000 pounds of canned and non-perishable food to help out students who won’t be getting school lunches due to the threat of the coronavirus to a not-so-smart Tweet by Clay County Commissioner Gavin Rollins who is making a run to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, here's a look at those that made "the list."
In the first week of the current legislative session, with the support of the GOP leadership, the Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee unanimously backed a proposal that raised concerns from Second Amendment supporters.
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St. Leo University showcased a recent poll on Thursday looking at proposed amendments to Florida Constitution that voters could decide on in November. To be added to the Florida Constitution, an amendment needs 60 percent support from voters.
The League has been a staunch supporter of voting rights and voting access and the recently closed legislative session is no exception.
There are plenty of companies in Florida that have raised their minimum wages over the last year and some of them have plans to increase wages more in the coming months.
Home Rule means that local matters are handled at the local level. While the state does have broad powers explicitly identified in the Florida Constitution, the default is for local communities to have say over things like zoning and other matters.
The group pushing the initiative is Citizens for Energy Choice (CFEC), which decided to champion the amendment in Florida after seeing the success a similar proposal had in Texas. Patton pointed to the successful electricity choice market implemented in Texas in 2002 as a major inspiration for the proposed amendment in Florida.
Voters should have a clear understanding what each Amendment will mean to the citizens of Florida because what we pass will be embedded in the state Constitution and very hard to change if we find out the amendment did more harm than good.
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