Senate Criminal Justice Chairman Greg Evers

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Orders Prison Reforms After Legislation Stalls

After lawmakers failed to agree on prison reforms this session, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday issued an executive order incorporating some of the provisions in House and Senate bills, including those involving use of force and chemical agents by guards.

05/08/2015

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Public Defenders Back Revised ‘Warning Shot’ Bill

The Florida Public Defender Association is supporting a measure which would grant immunity to people who show or fire guns in self-defense known as the “warning shot” bill by Rep. Neil Combee, a Polk City Republican.

12/13/2013