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Ballooning overtime pay in FL prisons: One of the myriad problems...

Last year Florida paid $77 million in overtime to staff its state prisons, an exploding price tag stemming from the inability to hire and...

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...

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...

Medicaid expansion could save FL $200 million a year, but will...

What if Florida had a way to save money on the prison health-care crisis?Or expand treatment programs for opioid addiction or provide more mental-health...

Jailing the mentally ill: Attorney General Moody looks for solutions

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody tells a story about the intersection of mental illness and law enforcement. It involves someone experiencing a mental breakdown...

It may seem like Monopoly money, but Florida’s state budget is...

As the Florida House and Senate prepare to pass their initial state budget plans, there turns out to be a surprise big spender.It’s Gov....

Florida sends too many juveniles to adult prisons. It’s no place...

Taylor Lawrance will celebrate her 19th birthday Saturday at the Florida Women’s Reception Center in Marion County.As inmate H48955, she will mark her next...

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