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THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT IGNORED PRECEDENT AND GUTTED AMENDMENT. NOW OTHER RIGHTS ARE AT RISK. 

It is no surprise the most conservative Florida Supreme Court in decades has joined Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-controlled Legislature in ignoring the voters’ clear intent to automatically restore the voting rights of most felons who have completed their sentences. This is what happens when one political party has an iron grip over all three branches of government. ....MORE 

 TAMPA BAY TIMES - 01/22/2020

Mdixon55
Mdixon55 Republican Florida Senate president who has taken heat from gun groups gets some cover from very popular Republican governor politi.co/37tzuXz
01/22/20 3:25 PM
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fineout DeSantis defends Galvano as Gaetz and Trump Jr. take aim politi.co/37tzuXz Story now free
01/22/20 3:17 PM
Mdixon55
Mdixon55 See, guys, Josh gets it. He just does twitter.com/horns2181/status/1220060082437750787
01/22/20 2:54 PM
FlaDems
FlaDems Our reproductive rights are under attack. If the Florida GOP succeeds, there may be a future where people in the South don't have control over their own bodies. #flapol #SB404 www.floridadems.org/news/gop-senate-hides-behind-claim-of-protecting-children-while-dismantling-abortion-rights
01/22/20 2:34 PM
Mdixon55
Mdixon55 Do all y’all tell out of town clients stuff like “im headed over to the governor’s office after our meeting to meet with the chief of staff” or is it just the one guy in the elevator clearly not about to do that thing? (there was definetly no appointment)
01/22/20 1:25 PM
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fineout Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday publicly rebutted charges from Donald Trump Jr. that Florida’s Senate president is a fake Republican because he took money in 2018 from groups affiliated with presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg — a Democrat. subscriber.politicopro.com/article/2020/01/22/desantis-defends-galvano-as-gaetz-and-trump-jr-take-aim-1253485
01/22/20 12:58 PM
FlaDems
FlaDems ICYMI: Trump thinks YOUR healthcare & social security is the "easiest of things" for him to cut. RT if you're ready to cut him from office. twitter.com/DNCWarRoom/status/1220011581779730432
01/22/20 11:34 AM
FlaDems
FlaDems Today on the 47th anniversary of #RoevWade , the Florida GOP has made it a priority to limit reproductive healthcare by passing #SB404 , the forced parental consent bill. This bill is a breech of privacy and limits healthcare for young people across our state. #flapol
01/22/20 11:18 AM
fineout
fineout Yes, well that was a year ago...and now we are heading into an election year. The parental consent bill appears to be on a fast track to passage this year. Plus Gov. DeSantis has called for it to be passed as well. twitter.com/crafty_lisafl/status/1220014144096821248
01/22/20 11:09 AM
FlaDems
FlaDems The text messages don't lie. Mayor #CorruptCarlos has been caught using several members of his publicly paid senior staff to work on his suddenly-halted and possibly aborted congressional campaign. #flapol www.floridadems.org/news/corrupt-carlos-gimnez-hit-with-new-ethics-complaint-government-watchdog-vows-to-investigate
01/22/20 10:42 AM
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fineout @GovRonDeSantis will be in Pensacola later this today as Sec. of Defense Esper visits Pensacola after the NAS Pensacola shootings. He will be in Miami tomorrow with Sec. of State Pompeo to meet with Venezuelan exiles
01/22/20 10:41 AM
Mdixon55
Mdixon55 Legislators may shield themselves from public — Florida House ramps up probe into Chinese influence — Biden gets 2 more endorsements from delegation politi.co/2RJPPjU via @politico
01/22/20 8:02 AM
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fineout Legislators may shield themselves from public — Florida House ramps up probe into Chinese influence — Biden gets 2 more endorsements from delegation politi.co/2RJPPjU via @politico
01/22/20 8:01 AM
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fineout Sun Sentinel story says Herald move will result in 70 layoffs, but the paper will hire up to 18 people...Sun Sentinel to print Miami Herald starting in April www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-ne-sun-sentinel-prints-herald-20200122-byshzhgzs5cgpjdswsx3u2khvm-story.html
01/21/20 10:36 PM
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fineout Herald to be printed now by Sun Sentinel...Miami Herald to close production plant, move printing operations to Broward County www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article239510943.html
01/21/20 10:05 PM
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fineout Fla Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the state clemency board voted unanimously on Tuesday to allow some former felons to apply for a restoration of their civil rights, including voting, even if they still owe money for restitution or other court fines. subscriber.politicopro.com/article/2020/01/21/florida-clemency-board-opens-door-for-voting-by-serious-former-felons-1253120
01/21/20 3:54 PM
FlaDems
FlaDems Rick Scott, you need to explain yourself. twitter.com/josephabondy/status/1219499402588577792
01/21/20 11:40 AM
fineout
fineout Hey there - let's have a special meeting of the Clemency Board and adopt new rules. Are those rules available anywhere? No. Was the Cabinet website updated to list the meeting or schedule? No. Did the notice filed last week in administrative weekly have the rules? No.
01/21/20 10:38 AM