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CRC continues "Road to the Ballot" tour in St. Pete; begins meetings in Tallahassee next week

Wednesday, March 14, 2018   (0 Comments)

The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) wraps up its statewide “Road to the Ballot” public hearing tour this week, with its final stop in St. Petersburg tomorrow, to receive feedback from Floridians on the now 36 proposals that are being considered by the CRC.


Tomorrow afternoon, Tuesday, March 13, beginning at 1 p.m., EDT, the CRC will gather on the campus of the University of South Florida—St. Petersburg, University Student Center, 6th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, Florida 33701. Additional information may be found via this CRC Meeting Notice. And, again this week, prior to the hearing, the CRC Rules and Administration Committee will meet from 12:00 - 1 p.m. to consider the Special Order Calendar. Additional information on the committee meeting may be found via this March 9 CRC Press Release. Each of these meetings may be viewed live in their entirety via The Florida Channel.


During its meeting last week in Cape Coral, the Rules and Administration Committee discussed dates for the Regular Session of the CRC. A draft calendar for the regular session may be found in this March 5 Meeting Packet. The Regular Session begins next Monday, March 19, at 10 a.m. EDT, when the full CRC gathers in Tallahassee to begin its consideration of the remaining proposals and any filed amendments. Please see Advisory Bulletin 18-015 C.O.R.E. Press Conference Scheduled for additional information about planned activities for the first two days of the CRC’s regular session.


Following the Rules and Administration Committee meeting, more than 300 Floridians attended last week’s CRC Public Hearing in Cape Coral. A full video of last Monday’s hearing is available via The Florida Channel: Monday, March 5, 2018, Cape Coral. The association would like to thank the Honorable Linda Doggett (Lee – 59:00 mark) and the Honorable Dwight E. Brock, CPA, Esq. (Collier – 1:14:54 mark), for attending the hearing and speaking in support of Proposal 13 and Proposal 55. Each Clerk’s remarks may be viewed via the provided link from The Florida Channel, using the above-noted times. And a special thanks to the Honorable Carolyn Timmann (Martin) for her continued service on the CRC.


For information related to the CRC, please visit, or the homepage of C.O.R.E., the Constitutional Officer Resource Experts, at




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