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Citizens address gamut of issues at Tampa meeting of constitutional panel

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Florida’s vicennial Constitution Revision Commission made its first stop in the Tampa Bay area Wednesday. Members of the public came before the 37-member council — organized to get together every 20 years — and were allowed only two minutes to discuss what amendments should, or should not, be placed on the 2018 ballot. The first speaker, 18-year-old graduating high school senior John Alvarez, said one of the best ways to overcome income inequality in Florida would be to implement a…

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