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  • A Look Towards the November 2018 Ballot: Amendment 10 Summary Language May 15, 2018 News - As we look towards the November 2018 election, Florida voters will be asked to consider thirteen (13) potential amendments to our state’s Constitution. Eight (8) of those are the result of the work of the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC), which has concluded just this past month. One of the most important aspects of the CRC’s efforts to bring these eight READ MORE
  • Amendment 10 Approved by Constitution Revision Commission for Placement on November ’18 Ballot May 1, 2018 News - On April 16, 2018, the Florida Constitution Revision Commission approved the final proposals to amend the constitution for placement on the November 2018 ballot. The Commission concluded an intense, informative, and immensely productive year. Of the myriad of ideas and proposals considered by the Commission, eight (8) proposals were approved for the November ballot. Each proposal will require 60% voter READ MORE
  • Future 15: Target Expands Drive Up Services April 20, 2018 News - This week’s Future 15 explores alternative service delivery mechanisms.  In an effort to remain competitive, Target is offering an alternative to Walmart’s curbside pickup service for groceries and Amazon’s Prime Now delivery service.  Target recently added Drive Up to stores in Florida and Texas and hopes to expand the services to around 1,000 stores by the end of the year.  READ MORE
  • RELEASE: New Polling Data Shows Miami-Dade Voters Support Electing Constitutional Officers April 16, 2018 News -   April 16, 2018  For Immediate Release  For more information: Nanette Schimpf, APR, CPRC (850) 528-2639 (cell)   New Polling Data Shows Miami-Dade Voters Support Electing Constitutional Officers  Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, C.O.R.E. shared new polling data that shows Miami-Dade residents support a key portion of CRC Proposal 6005, which addresses state and local government structure and operation. These READ MORE
  • Future 15: Technology in Government Credentialing April 13, 2018 Uncategorized - This week’s Future 15 explores the future of license plate technology . Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority will begin testing smart license plates which will have the capability of contacting emergency services in the event of a crash, alerting other cars about traffic conditions, and even displaying an alert if the plate or the car is stolen.  [See link to article READ MORE
  • Florida Constitution Style and Drafting Committee Takes up Proposal 13 March 23, 2018 News - Proposal 13 would amend the Florida Constitution to protect the ability of voters to elect their 5 State-Constitution officers and to hold those office-holders (Tax Collector, Property Appraiser, Clerk of the Court and Sheriff) directly accountable.  These 5 offices are created in the Florida constitution in Article VIII Section 1(d). Several counties, through a process started by the respective boards READ MORE
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  • Florida Tax Collector Association Applauds the Florida Legislature for Protecting Florida’s Citizens by Passing House Bill 185 March 15, 2018 News - The Florida House and Senate showed strong bipartisan support of Tax Collectors with the passage of HB185. In fact, there was not a nay vote on this legislation at any point during the 2018 Legislative Session! The Florida Tax Collectors Association (“FTCA”) was honored to have two bright, hard-working, energetic and incredibly effective sponsors. Representative Mariano showed an eagerness to READ MORE
  • The Use of Cross Training as an Adaptive Tool to Improve Office Efficiency, Customer Service and Employee Satisfaction February 22, 2018 News - There is no denying the increasing role technology, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) play in business. Several commentators place emphasis on the role automation and technology will have on jobs and the workplace. Automation, robotics and AI are advancing quickly and causing dramatic changes in the nature and number of jobs available (Brown, et al., 2017). There are constant organizational READ MORE