Pam Bondi

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Florida Prison Workers Accused Of Plotting To Kill Inmate

Three current and former prison employees were members of the Ku Klux Klan who planned to kill a former inmate who is black, according to Florida officials.

04/02/2015

Immigration

Senate Rejects Blocking Money For Immigration Case

The state’s Senate has rejected a proposed budget amendment that would have prevented Attorney General Pam Bondi from spending money to fight a federal policy aimed at allowing millions of undocumented immigrants to stay in the country if they meet certain conditions.

04/01/2015

(Source: http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/)

Judge Orders State To Pay Sansom Legal Fees

A Leon County circuit court judge ruled Friday that state taxpayers will have to cover hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees for the defense of former House Speaker Ray Sansom, who was cleared four years ago of charges that had already driven him from office.

02/27/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.

02/04/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Hopes For An Early Spring

Groundhog Day might not be until Monday, but Gov. Rick Scott probably doesn’t need a rodent to tell him that his winter of discontent is going to last awhile longer.

02/01/2015

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Attorney General: Scott Didn’t Know About Ouster Of Top Cop

Governor Rick Scott did not approve of the abrupt ousting of the head of the state’s main law enforcement agency, according to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

01/28/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Gay Marriage Another Win In Legal Career Fighting Status Quo

Bill Sheppard and his wife Betsy White spent seven hours on the road Saturday to watch their clients tie the knot at a small, poolside ceremony in the rural Panhandle community of Chipley.

01/15/2015

Gov Scott Inauguration

Unfinished Business Remains For Cabinet Members

Members of the Florida Cabinet addressed unfinished business Tuesday after joining Gov. Rick Scott in being sworn in for their second terms.

01/07/2015

Florida AG Pam Bondi (Source: CBS)

State Sees Drop In Hate Crime Numbers

Florida saw a substantial drop in hate crimes last year. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said in 2013 there were 124 reported hate crimes.

12/31/2014

Gay-Marriage

1st Florida Gay Divorce Granted By Judge

The LGBT community has been clamoring for gay marriage to be passed in Florida. Yet on Wednesday it was the antithesis of a marriage that helped progress the cause.

12/17/2014

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