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[…]

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[…]

Issues of Interest

AMENDMENT 1   It has been almost a year since Florida voters overwhelmingly passed the land and water preservation constitutional amendment.  Environmental groups continue to seek court intervention to force their interpretation of the amendment.  Recently, two of the environmental steering group committee members joined a suit seeking a Leon County judge’s order to compel Chief Read more about Issues of Interest[…]