Judge sides with environmental groups in dispute over use of Amendment 1 funds

From The Tallahassee Democrat: “Striking a blow to the Legislature, a Tallahassee judge said state lawmakers failed to comply with a voter-approved constitutional amendment to buy and preserve environmentally sensitive lands. Ruling from the bench Friday, Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson sided with environmental groups in the lawsuit … Click here to read more

Constitution Revision Commission proposes eight initiatives for voters in November

[The CRC is composed of the Attorney General, fifteen appointees from the Governor, nine appointees from the Florida Senate President, nine appointees from the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and three appointees from the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court.] From The Tallahassee Democrat: “Here are the Commission’s eight proposals for the November ballot … Click here to read more