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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CRC Office — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 28, 2018

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508-5204


ICYMI: More than 300 Floridians Attend CRC Public Hearing in Northwest Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. – More than 300 Floridians attended a public hearing held by the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) on February 27 in Pensacola at the University of West Florida (UWF) as part of its’ “Road to the Ballot” public hearing tour.

At UWF, more than 140 individuals requested to speak before the CRC and more than 300 attended the public hearing.  All Floridians who attended the public hearing and wanted to speak were given an opportunity to be heard by the CRC. To watch the public hearing held in Pensacola, visit the Florida Channel’s website which has a page dedicated to all CRC public hearings and meetings. Complete transcripts of the public hearing, appearance forms and documents received will be available online at flcrc.gov/Meeting/PublicHearings as soon as possible.

There are two remaining stops on the CRC’s “Road to the Ballot” public hearing tour in 2018:

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PUBLIC HEARING

Monday, March 05, 2018 
1:00-7:00 PM EST 
The Westin

Tarpon Point Ballroom
5951 Silver King Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33914

TAMPA BAY AREA PUBLIC HEARING

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 
1:00-7:00 PM EST 
University of South Florida - St. Petersburg
University Student Center
200 6th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Visit flcrc.gov/Meetings/PublicHearings for details on upcoming public hearings and to view information and documents from previous CRC public hearings held in 2018 and 2017.

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ABOUT THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION (CRC)

Once every 20 years, Florida's Constitution provides for the creation of a 37-member revision commission for the purpose of reviewing Florida's Constitution and proposing changes for voter consideration. The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) meets for approximately one year, traveling the State of Florida, identifying issues, performing research and possibly recommending changes to the Constitution. Any amendments proposed by the CRC would be placed on the 2018 General Election ballot. For additional information, visit flcrc.gov. Follow the CRC on social media @FloridaCRC (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube).