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Ruling in Amendment 7 & 9 Lawsuit

By Tom Flanigan

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Tallahassee, FL – A Tallahassee judge has cleared two constitutional amendments about school vouchers to appear on Florida's November ballot. Now the state's largest teachers' union says it will appeal that ruling. More from Tom Flanigan

Ron Meyer, attorney for the Florida Education Association, argued the state tax commission that okayed Amendments Seven and Nine earlier this year, overreached its authority. Nathan Ford, a lawyer with the Florida Catholic Conference that supports the amendments, said that argument just didn't hold water