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In the Florida Legislature, there may be a new attitude toward criminal justice this...

In a crowded legislative committee meeting room at Florida’s Capitol, six prison wardens assembled to tell state lawmakers exactly how years of inadequate funding...
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FL Supreme Court orders statewide grand jury over school safety failures

The Florida Supreme Court has ordered a yearlong statewide grand jury to investigate crimes related to school safety issues following the tragedy at Marjory...
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Report: Miccosukee Tribe sues drug companies over opiod deaths

The Miccosukee Tribe has joined cities, states and other Native American communities in suing Big Pharma over opioid abuse.The Miami New Times reports that...
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What do people from all walks of life really think about FL’s education system?

Education isn’t high on the list when it comes to the most important issues facing Florida, according to a new statewide poll.Jobs and the...

The people you elected are not actually the key to making laws happen. Guess...

In journalism school, we got two directives to guide our reporting careers:If your mother says she loves you, check it out. Follow the...

Fla. Dems demand Trump Labor Secretary Acosta resign over involvement in bizarre deal for...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Florida Democrats want Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down.A federal judge ruled Thursday that Acosta and other federal prosecutors illegally...

No, you can’t own a pet meerkat, state says

State wildlife officials, already battling invasive exotic pests like Burmese pythons and iguanas that run rampant in South Florida, just put out a list...
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Gov. DeSantis and Trump claim they’ll import cheaper Canadian prescription drugs to Florida

Nobody likes the high cost of prescription drugs.Gov. Ron DeSantis says he wants to do something about it. But it could be a big...
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An even playing field? Kids getting vouchers for private school can skip the litany...

Thousands of public school students in Florida will take state exams this spring in reading, writing, math, science and social studies, and the state...
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Another school voucher proposal, this time from Senate Republicans

A week after Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed a new “Florida Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program,” key Senate Republicans announced their own voucher plan on Thursday,...

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