In a battle between True Democracy and Representative Democracy
who would you prefer to decide land use?
Source: Florida Trend, Mar 01, 2007
Full Story: Who's Lesley Blackner?
A possible amendment to the Florida Constitution would make changes to comprehensive plans require a popular vote.
Backed by Environmentalists and No-Growth Advocates.
Hated by Developers and elected officials, no mention of what professional planners think.
GAH! - at least Florida recently passed a Amendment that requires new Amendments pass with 60% of vote- Ironically it was passed by only 58% of the vote.
I wish Colorado had this protection from iniatives, there is some debate here if a recently passed amendment (41) prohibits any children of government employees (ie mine) from receiving scholarships.