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Civil rights groups sue FL for using solitary confinement for juveniles

Citing scientific, medical, and mental health evidence comparing solitary confinement to torture, three civil justice groups have filed a federal class action lawsuit against...

U.S. Ag Secretary meets with Gov. DeSantis, promises Hurricane Michael aid...

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue promised Friday to speed federal Hurricane Michael disaster assistance to Florida, now that President Trump has signed a...

Most statehouse Dems get failing grades from big business lobby –...

The Florida Chamber of Commerce is out with its annual report card of all 160 state legislators, and the powerful pro-business lobbying group showered...

Saying solitary confinement is cruel, groups file suit against state

Laurette Philipsen served more than eight years at a Florida prison for grand theft. Undoubtedly the worst part of her time at Marion County’s...

Teachers with guns: Republican-led Legislature a step closer to allowing it

A proposal that would allow teachers to legally carry guns on school campuses is one step closer to becoming law, after the full Florida...

Hydraulic fracking ban moves along in Florida Senate, despite critics

For the past couple of years in Tallahassee, state lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle have supported banning the oil and gas-drilling...

Research shows putting young prisoners in solitary confinement is dangerous. Some...

Putting young prisoners in solitary confinement greatly increases the risk that they’ll commit suicide. With that as a backdrop, a North Florida legislator is...

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