Tag: sexual misconduct
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Ana CeballosJanuary 27, 2018
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4min495
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Friday it’s now conducting an “active” criminal investigation into former Sen. Jack Latvala‘s sexual misconduct. “Regarding Senator Latvala, FDLE’s Office of Executive Investigations is now conducting an active investigation,” the state agency’s spokeswoman Jessica Cary said. Cary said she could not provide additional details on the investigation. The […]

Scott PowersDecember 28, 2017
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6min215
Nearly three-quarters of Florida voters say they could not vote for a candidate who has been accused of sexual misconduct, according to a new statewide public opinion poll conducted by Gravis Marketing of Winter Springs. Gravis found almost widespread agreement on that position. Voters in nearly all age groups, genders, religious affiliations, races, and education […]

Scott PowersDecember 20, 2017
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3min236
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz filed legislation Wednesday that would require congressional sexual harassment cases to automatically be referred to the House Ethics Committee. The “Me Too Congressional Ethics Act,” co-sponsored by Wasserman Schultz’s fellow Florida Democratic U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, is aimed at lifting the shroud of secrecy cloaking sexual harassment lawsuit settlements involving […]

Jim RosicaDecember 20, 2017
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5min382
Update: Jack Latvala resigned from the Senate Wednesday afternoon. In a resignation letter to Senate President Joe Negron, Latvala wrote: “I have never intentionally dishonored my family, my constituents or the Florida Senate. “My political adversaries have latched onto this effort to rid our country of sexual harassment to try to rid the Florida Senate of […]

Ana CeballosDecember 11, 2017
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2min226
If Chris King becomes governor, he wants committee weeks to be held throughout the state — and not exclusively at the Capitol. The Democratic gubernatorial candidate says he will champion legislation that would mandate committee weeks be held in “as many regions as possible” across the state to give constituents better access to state government. […]

Scott PowersDecember 7, 2017
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4min336
Declaring again that it’s time to “change the toxic culture in Tallahassee,” Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King on Thursday laid out a plan to address sexual misconduct allegations including the creation of a victims’ advocacy program. In a video he launched on his campaign’s Facebook page Thursday, King declared it is time to end “the […]


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