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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CRC Office — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 13, 2017

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508- 5204


ICYMI: 150 Floridians Attend CRC Public Hearing in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) held a public hearing in Tallahassee on Wednesday, April 12 at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) as part of its “Floridians Speak, We Listen” statewide tour. Approximately 150 Floridians attended the hearing and more than 50 requested to speak before the CRC. All Floridians who attended the hearing and wanted to speak were given an opportunity to be heard by the CRC.

To watch last night’s full hearing, visit the Florida Channel’s website which has a page dedicated to all CRC public hearings and meetings. A complete transcript of the public hearing and appearance forms will be available online at FLCRC.GOV as soon as possible. Visit FLCRC.GOV for information regarding upcoming public hearings. Floridians can also receive updates by following the CRC on Twitter (@FloridaCRC) and on Facebook (@FloridaCRC).

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ABOUT THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION (CRC)

Once every twenty years, Florida's Constitution provides for the creation of a thirty-seven 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 Twitter @FloridaCRC and like the CRC on Facebook @FloridaCRC.