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A.G. GancarskiApril 26, 2018

Late Wednesday, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal judge’s order requiring Florida to overhaul its oft-criticized process of restoring felons’ voting rights by Thursday. Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet, which serves also as the clemency board, scored a key victory when the appeals judge asserted that the state had “broad […]

Staff ReportsApril 25, 2018

The man behind a proposed constitutional amendment to restore ex-cons’ voting rights wants voters — not “politicians” — to decide the issue. Desmond Meade, who’s backing this year’s “Voting Restoration Amendment,” on Wednesday said an appellate court should issue a “stay” in a separate but related federal lawsuit on restoring felons’ voting rights. The proposal, which […]

Mitch PerryDecember 4, 2014

Once again, Rick Scott has had his plans to drug test Floridians thwarted by a judge – this time by the three justices who comprise the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. The court has ruled that a 2011 Florida law mandating that all applicants for the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program submit to […]


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