Issues of Interest

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT Keep Our Constitution Clean, a recently formed political committee, wants to raise the percentage for passage of a proposed constitutional amendment from 60 percent to sixty-six and two-thirds percent. The group filed the proposal with the Florida Division of Elections on March 14th. TRAINS Virgin Trains (formerly known as Brightline) plans to Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

Constitutional Amendments

Voters approved Amendment 4 by 72 percent during the August primary.  This amendment was proposed by the Legislature to exempt solar energy and other renewable energy devices from counting towards a property’s tax value.  The benefit will now extend to all real properties.  Four other proposed amendments will be on the ballot in November for Read more about Constitutional Amendments[…]

Primary Elections

The summer is winding down, though you would never know it from the record-breaking heat throughout the state. July 2016 was the hottest July on record, going back 130+ years, and it is the tenth record-breaking month in a row.  And hurricane season, while almost half over, is just entering the most active time of Read more about Primary Elections[…]

Items of Interest

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS There are currently thirty potential citizen-initiated constitutional amendments for the 2016 ballot.  Few, however, have been collecting the required 683,149 signatures to meet the February 1, 2016 statutory deadline.  Outlined below are some of the amendments which have a chance to appear on the ballot. Floridians for Solar Choice   This amendment would allow Read more about Items of Interest[…]