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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...

Some state lawmakers vote to add special review before juveniles are...

Florida juveniles wouldn’t be tossed into the adult court system until a judge gets a chance to review their criminal cases under a bill...

Some legislators want undocumented immigrants to get FL driver’s licenses

Republican lawmakers are pushing bills that would deport more undocumented immigrants detained by Florida law-enforcement agencies. On Wednesday, two Democratic lawmakers announced an entirely...

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

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...

A blow to critics who don’t want FL classroom teachers to...

After pleas from educators and other critics who don’t want educators to be armed, key lawmakers have voted to allow classroom teachers to carry...

Power to the people? Lawmakers want to ditch a state commission...

From prohibiting offshore oil and gas drilling to phasing out the troubled industry of greyhound racing, Floridians went to the polls last November to...

Women’s March in D.C. is filled with controversy: FL Congresswoman Debbie...

Two years ago this weekend, more than half-a-million people descended on Washington D.C. for the first Women’s March. Similar rallies were held around Florida...

Groups file lawsuit on behalf of Florida Keys resident who was...

The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a federal lawsuit against Monroe County Sheriff Richard Ramsay on...

Lawsuit against Duval County schools aims to stop “illegal” gun program...

A group of parents and elementary students and the League of Women Voters of Florida filed a lawsuit Thursday against Duval public schools, saying...

Southern Poverty Law Center launches $1.3 million get-out-the-vote effort in Florida

The Southern Poverty Law Center announced Monday that it is spending $1.3 million on get-out the-vote efforts leading up to the November 6 election.“This...

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