construction Hometown Democracy Amendment
A 66-word sentence is pitting environmentalists and preservationists against developers and business groups. What makes this sentence so contentious is that it would give voters the final say in any changes to local land use plans. On Florida Matters, we look at the so called “Hometown Democracy” amendment. What is it? What does it mean? Why is the political debate surrounding it already so intense?

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Lars Dohm was born in Denmark. He spent his early life traveling aboard the sailboat Restmor, on a round-the-world sea voyage which delivered his family to Europe at the brink of the second World War. Lars tells his son David that what some might consider an almost fairy-tale childhood later found him longing for a different family experience.

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