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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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Weeks Before Registration Deadline Amendment 4 Is Still A Mess In Florida

A federal appeals court in Atlanta is expected to decide whether ex-felons in Florida who owe fees and fines can vote for or against Donald Trump in 2020. Stakes are high: The outcome of the federal court case could affect who wins the presidential election in Florida, which could affect who wins the White House.

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Weekly Roundup: And They’re Off!

State lawmakers this week kicked off the 2020 legislative session with an action-packed schedule that featured speeches from Republican leaders, early tension over high-profile issues and a key Florida Supreme Court ruling.

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