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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,...

The governor’s new plane, coming soon

Following mechanical problems, an emergency landing, rides on private planes, and questions about the governor’s whereabouts in the sky, Gov. Ron DeSantis appears actively...

So much for bold criminal justice reforms – modest changes to...

A measure that aims to make modest changes to some of Florida’s hard line criminal justice policies passed the Legislature Friday, and is now...

Republican-led Senate advances sweeping criminal justice reform package

The Republican-led Florida Senate advanced sweeping reforms to Florida’s criminal justice system Tuesday, as former inmates and their families pled for the state to...

State lawmakers moving to kill off the venerable Florida Constitution Revision...

Saying it isn’t representing Florida citizens the way it should, a committee in the Republican-controlled state House voted unanimously on Thursday to abolish the...

An unequal criminal justice system hurts minorities: There may be one...

Legal experts, political groupies and citizens following the news were surprised and even outraged last week when a federal judge sentenced former Donald Trump...

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