Advocacy organizations fear proposed rules and rushed meetings create roadblocks to meaningful public participation.

The League of Women Voters of Florida will join with allied organizations on Wednesday, March 29th 2017 to share concerns about the proposed rules and process for the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC).

The first public hearing of the CRC, set for Wednesday evening in Orlando, was scheduled with almost no public notice, without any coordination with commission members to determine their availability to attend, and prior to adoption of rules of procedure.

Who:

League of Women Voters Florida
American Civil Liberties Union
Common Cause of Florida
Equality Florida
Florida Conservation Voters
For Florida’s Future
Planned Parenthood
Progress Florida

What:  Press Conference

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 – NOON

Where: Front steps of the Historic Capitol (facing Apalachee Parkway)

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The League of Women Voters of Florida, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. For more information, please visit the League’s website at: www.TheFloridaVoter.org.

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