American Civil Liberties Union of Florida
Florida taxpayers are on the hook for more than $1.5 million in legal fees — including nearly $1 million to civil-rights lawyers — because of Gov. Rick Scott’s failed push to force welfare applicants and tens of thousands of state workers to submit to suspicionless drug tests.
A day after Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill requiring a 24-hour waiting period before Florida women can have abortions, abortion-rights advocates quickly challenged the constitutionality of the law.
The legal battle over the drug testing of state workers has come to end.
With more than $650,000 in legal fees spent, Florida Governor Rick Scott will not stop pushing for required drug testing for state workers and welfare program applicants.
A federal appeals court again rejected a Florida law requiring welfare applicants to submit to drug tests before they can receive benefits.
A Florida Federal Judge says he will not lift a stay of his ruling in connection to a lawsuit that challenges the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
The Florida Supreme court said police will need warrants before tracking criminal suspects using their cell-phone information.
With the gubernatorial race in full swing, Florida Governor Rick Scott is keeping his distance from the topic of gay marriage considered one of the country’s thorniest issues.
A federal appeals court has upheld the state’s controversial “docs vs. glocks” bill, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the law from being enforced.
A South Florida federal judge declared a policy by the city of Key West that requires drug tests for job applicants unconstitutional.