Miami-Dade County dropped its “sanctuary” protections for undocumented immigrants shortly after Donald Trump became president. Now it’s handing over one suspected immigration offender per day to ICE agents.
Following the passage of similar measures in Chicago and Seattle, Miami Beach Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez wants the city to consider an ordinance that would require hotels to provide workers with panic buttons to report sexual harassment or assault.
Women in the Florida Senate and female lobbyists say they’re experiencing a chilling work environment as part of the fallout from public allegations of sexual harassment against a powerful male colleague.
Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernández Rundle pledged a grand jury inquiry into the brutality and misconduct documented in Fight Club, a Miami Herald investigation of the Florida juvenile justice system.
As accidents caused by distracted driving increase, some Florida lawmakers want to make texting while driving a primary offense, just like running a stop sign. Opponents fear that could lead to racial profiling.
Adam McCracken, a Winter Springs clinical psychologist, received the restoration of his civil rights from Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet on June 15. McCracken and his wife, Renee, testified about why restoration of his rights was so important.
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