The father of slain teenager Trayvon Martin was in Tallahassee Thursday to continue his fight against Florida’s “stand your ground” law.
The University of South Florida researchers who received a permit to exhume the long-buried bodies of boys at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a former “high risk” reform school in Marianna, will begin excavation Saturday.
Florida lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Scott a far-reaching education bill that undoes a much-lauded bill from three years ago.
The state’s House and Senate have clarified their plans on how they would give teachers pay increase. On Friday, both legislative bodies laid out their blueprints for the state’s $74 billion budget for the coming fiscal year were released.
While a proposal to expand the number of early voting days and limit the length of a ballot passed in a House subcommittee on Wednesday, Democrats said it will need change if it is to garner bipartisan support.
The mother of Trayvon Martin will be at Florida’s Capitol this week to support legislation that would repeal the state’s “stand your ground” self defense law.