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Women won right to vote in 1920 but still fighting in...

As the nation commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment – granting women the right to vote –conservative leaders of the Florida Legislature...

At session midpoint, FL lawmakers continue to ignore clean-energy bills that...

Despite recently acknowledging that climate change is real and increasingly dangerous, the Republican-controlled Legislature still is advancing virtually no legislation to reduce greenhouse gas...

Amid uncertainty over felon voting rights, elections supervisor says: ‘Come get...

The first vote-by-mail ballots in Florida’s March 17 presidential preference primary are on their way to registered voters amid continued uncertainty about the rights...

Moms condemn lengthy prison terms as Senate weighs sentencing reforms

Mothers of young men behind bars implored Florida lawmakers this week to reform decades-old sentencing guidelines that they say are unjust, excessive, and devastating...

Dept. of Corrections proposal to reduce daily work shifts of officers...

Update: Circuit Judge Charles Dodson in Tallahassee issued an order Wednesday siding with the corrections officers' union, finding no legal basis to overturn the...

Florida House bill would allow inmates more time off for good...

A proposal intended to relieve stress on Florida’s correctional officers, save hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, and encourage good behavior by inmates has...

“This department is in crisis,” GOP lawmaker says about FL Corrections...

Facing lawmakers in the Capitol for the first time since inmate beatings by corrections officers sparked headlines, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mark Inch...

Florida’s pot business is a mess

Last month, there was some skepticism when the California behemoth marijuana firm MedMen announced it would use its considerable financial resources to try to...

Some FL legislators are visiting inside state prisons, and they report...

(Warning to readers that the linked video contains violence.)Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mark Inch said his Inspector General is investigating a “deeply...

A new benchmark: FL Senate to analyze how proposed laws impact...

For years, the Florida Senate has required that every piece of legislation assigned to a committee be analyzed for how it affects state spending,...

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