Tag Archives: human trafficking

In The News: Child Welfare Funding, Cuban Baseball Players Affect Stadium Funding, Sea Turtles Return to Habitat, Call for Bear Hunt

By on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 23, 2014 at 9:49 am

House, Senate settle on $47 million in new money for child welfare – Budget negotiators in Tallahassee approved $47.8 million for child welfare that will go toward the planned $75 million budget. Gov. Rick Scott received about $21 million of [...]

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UF Event Addresses Human Trafficking Prevalence In Florida

By on November 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 12:38 pm

The University of Florida partnered with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Thursday to bring a growing issue to light.

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What You Should Know About Human Trafficking in Florida

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 2:13 pm

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center found that Florida is the third largest state for human trafficking with victims coming from all regions of Florida.

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Targeting massage parlor hours and residence rules, new Legislature pushes for more human trafficking laws

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 11:07 am

Florida legislators are attempting to decrease human trafficking in the state, this time by tightening measures on massage establishments.

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State officials create new position in fight against human trafficking

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:49 pm

Florida child welfare officials created a volunteer advocate position Wednesday to combat human trafficking.

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