Lobbying Restrictions Set To Go Before Voters

Lobbying Restrictions Set To Go Before Voters

Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — State and local elected officials would be banned from lobbying for six years after they leave office under a proposed constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot. The proposal, Amendment 12, is largely the handiwork of former state Senate President Don Gaetz, a Niceville Republican who […]

Poll Points to Trouble for Many Ballot Proposals

Poll Points to Trouble for Many Ballot Proposals

By Lloyd Dunkelberger,┬áThe News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Only four of the 13 state constitutional amendments on the November ballot have enough voter support to be enacted, according to a poll from the Florida Chamber of Commerce. The poll, conducted in late May and early June, showed four amendments with the necessary 60 percent […]