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Elections officials confused on how to give felons the vote

County supervisors pepper state officials with questions during Sarasota conference. Source link

State seeks to quash prison First Amendment case

TALLAHASSEE — In a First Amendment dispute that has drawn attention from a wide range of groups, Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office this week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to turn down an appeal by a magazine that...

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

Three donors have been found thus far, including a person in England, but Zainab Mughal will need more blood than they can provide. Source link

Superviors: Fla. election worked well, just needs 'tweaking'

Most of the proposed changes center around absentee ballots. Source link

Superviors: Florida election system worked, just needs 'tweaking'

Most of the proposed changes center around absentee ballots. Source link

Alachua County state legislators to meet with constituents

State legislative delegates from Alachua County will meet with constituents later this month to hear ideas for local bills in the next session.Citizens will have an opportunity to address their concerns to state Sen. Keith Perry and house...

Newly-elected Florida official promises audit of gun program

TALLAHASSEE — Florida's newly elected agriculture commissioner is vowing to conduct a "deep dive" into the state's concealed-weapons permit program once she is sworn into office.Nikki Fried, who appeared on South Florida news programs on Sunday, said she...

Court rejects lawsuit aimed at Scott's blind trust

In his lawsuit, Tallahassee attorney Don Hinkle claimed that Scott’s use of the blind trust violated the state constitution. Source link

Trend of uninsured kids ticks upward

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families on Thursday issued a report that showed about 325,000 uninsured children in Florida in 2017, up from 288,000 in 2016. That put Florida’s overall uninsured rate for children at 7.3...

DeSantis chooses Strum as chief of staff

TALLAHASSEE — In the first of his high-profile administration hires, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis on Monday tapped Shane Strum, a Broward County Republican who’s worked for two other governors, to serve as his chief of staff.Strum, who will begin...

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Israel ‘abducts’ Palestinian governor of East Jerusalem & intel chief suspected...

Israel has confirmed detaining two senior Palestinian officials in charge of running Jerusalem’s affairs and suspected of aiding a kidnapping. The Palestinian...

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