State representative Dennis Baxley outlines his goals for governor’s new task force
While the judge in the Trayvon Martin case has set a 150-thousand dollar bail with some guidelines for George Zimmerman, Governor Rick Scott’s task force will be focusing on a different aspect of the case, the “stand your ground” law. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor reports how some of those members are even from the North Central Florida community.
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