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TALLAHASSEE – After felons in Florida have served their time, they are prohibited from voting in elections and their only hope to have the right restored is to seek clemency from the governor, a process that some view as unfair and antiquated.
Florida Education Association files suit against state legislature over allegedly 'unfair' union law
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Education Association (FEA) has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Legislature over allegations that new legislation in regards to teachers unions is not fair.
Florida and Georgia await special master's decision regarding water rights to the Chatahoochee River
TALLAHASSEE – Following a 30-year dispute between the states of Florida and Georgia over whether or not Georgia should have to cap its consumption of water from the Chattahoochee River, Florida is getting another chance at reclaiming its rights to the water.
A group of juveniles is suing the state of Florida and Gov. Rick Scott, alleging that their constitutional rights are being violated in relation to climate change and the apparent lack of action from the government to remedy the situation.
Measure could politicize Florida administrative law judge selection process, ALJ Association president says
Florida House lawmakers are making a second attempt to give Gov. Rick Scott the power to appoint administrative law judges, something that would threaten the independence of that judicial group, the Association of Administrative Law Judges president said during a recent interview.
Congressman Ron DeSantis will make the race for governor more competitive and ideologically driven, according to one political analyst.
TALLAHASSEE - Contributions made by two Supreme Court justices to an activist group after a fractious retention vote nearly five years ago are being used by critics to argue they should recuse themselves from a case because they are biased against Gov. Rick Scott.
TALLAHASSEE - Governor Rick Scott today moved to disqualify Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente from the case of League of Women Voters Florida, et al. v. Rick Scott, in the wake of the justice's controversial "hot mic" remarks after the conclusion of oral argument in the case nearly three weeks ago.
TALLAHASSEE - Governor Rick Scott made a public records request Tuesday asking for all documents reviewed by two state Supreme Court justices involving their controversial "hot mic" exchange over the make up of a commission that recommends nominees to the high court.
TALLAHASSEE — Consumer advocates are hailing a new Florida law requiring life insurance companies to inform policyholders of their right to consult with a professional before agreeing to changes in their policies.