Vote for Candidates Who Care About Your Issues...

Oct 16, 2016

The election is just weeks away. Ballots are going in the mail for voters who requested them and early voting is starting. Florida voters have a lot of decisions to make. I’ve given my...

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Second Time a Charm for Medical Marijuana?...

Oct 2, 2016

There are several constitutional amendments on the November ballot. One of them, Amendment 2—Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions—is a retread from the 2014 election. Two years ago, the slightly different version of...

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Medical Marijuana in Florida: Where Are We?...

Mar 27, 2016

Two years ago, the medical marijuana constitutional amendment was on the ballot. Even though a majority of Florida voters supported it—58 percent—it failed to meet the 60 percent threshold needed for passage. There was...

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Scott Ignores Important Issues In State of State Address...

Mar 8, 2015

The 2015 legislative session is officially underway and the opening day was filled with the customary pomp and circumstance. Legislators’ desks were filled with flowers, dignitaries were present, prayers were offered, patriotic songs were...

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Florida This Week for February 27, 2015

Mar 5, 2015

“This week: President Obama talks tough about his immigration policy in Miami; another shooting at a Florida university fuels the fire for guns on campus bills; Senator Nelson calls for another federal investigation- this...

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Florida Voters Most Likely Will Have Last Say On Medical Marijuana...

Feb 22, 2015

Where are we on medical marijuana? Well, let’s see, citizens have been asking the Florida Legislature to legalize it for at least a decade — and legislators said no. There was a constitutional amendment...

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Legislature Needs To Stop Stonewalling Citizen Initiatives...

Feb 15, 2015

Does the Florida Legislature stonewall all constitutional amendments that pass or just the ones started by citizens’ initiatives? We have numerous ways for our state Constitution to be amended. Of course, the Legislature can...

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