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Panel begins work to review changes to Florida Constitution

A 37-member commission tasked with recommending changes to the Florida Constitution was sworn in Monday in a kickoff meeting that was more ceremonial than productive.

Gov. Rick Scott, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, Senate President Joe Negron and state Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga addressed the group and stressed the importance of its mission. The four government leaders appointed 36 of the members. Attorney General Pam Bondi is an automatic member.

"This is a great opportunity you have before you — a chance to impact Florida's future," Scott said. "''My hope is your work will ensure the continued economic success and prosperity of every...

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