Tag Archives: Orlando

Florida Wrestles With Prison Conditions, Including Emotional Trauma On Guards

Difficult experiences as a Florida correctional officer are driving serious problems in the state’s prisons: Florida can’t hire enough guards, can’t keep employed the guards it hires, copes with frequent cases of guards accused of abusing inmates and struggles to accommodate the emotional trauma that guards sometimes say they suffer behind bars.

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Bracy Eyes Additional Compensation For College Athletes

Sen. Randolph Bracy wants to expand the playing field on proposals that would allow college athletes in Florida to get paid for endorsements. While lawmakers have not started debating a series of endorsement proposals, Bracy, an Orlando Democrat who played basketball at the College of William & Mary, outlined plans …

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