Former Senate President Don Gaetz

Florida Channel

The latest effort to reform Florida’s gun laws failed this week. It was in response to last month’s deadly mass school shooting in South Florida. As some clamored for an assault weapons ban and background checks, Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission refused to take up any measures that would do just that.

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A proposal to expand the duties of Florida’s Lieutenant Governor will not be on the November ballot.

Constitution Revision Commisison

After a sometimes chaotic and heated debate, the Constitution Revision Commission on Tuesday adopted compromise ground rules that open government advocates say they can live with.