In 1994, Florida voters approved an amendment to the state Constitution that was intended to limit the growth of state government. The theory was that Florida government shouldn’t grow faster than the people’s incomes that are funding it.
The greatest challenge to Florida's economic growth will be fostering a dynamic business climate, one that embraces our legacy as a great tourist destination, but that also positions Florida as the ideal state for private capital investment.
"The most important lesson I've learned is that you can't change Washington from the inside," Barack Obama said in an interview Thursday on the Spanish-language Univision network. "You can only change it from the outside."
Mitt Romney has conceded that his thoughts, expressed at that Boca Raton, Fla., fundraiser, were "not elegantly" stated. Those mocking him might concede he has tabled one of the mega-issues of our time.
Perhaps the most significant and disappointing theme that has run through not only my decades in politics, but my years afterward as a pollster and analyst, has been the GOP's increasing tendency to shy away from anyone or anything that is bold or unique.
Amendment 1, also known as the Florida Health Care Amendment, was proposed by the Florida Legislature, not by Florida’s citizens. The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida urges a NO vote on Amendment 1.
Amendment 1, a proposed amendment to the Florida state Constitution, is all about freedom and liberty: the freedom to make your own decisions about your own health care, and the liberty to refuse any government forcing you into its system.