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Key West Drug Testing Policy Ruled Unconstitutional

A South Florida federal judge declared a policy by the city of Key West that requires drug tests for job applicants unconstitutional.

05/12/2014

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Americans To Congress: Pee In A Cup

Florida’s experiment with a law requiring all welfare recipients to be drug tested may have failed to pass constitutional muster, but the majority of the public likes applying the idea not just to welfare recipients, but also members of Congress!

CBS Miami–12/04/2013

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Scott Says Florida’s Cuba Bill Signed Tuesday Is Unenforceable

Lost amidst the fanfare of several high-level Republicans touting a new state law signed by Governor Rick Scott in Miami Tuesday was one little detail, it was unenforceable.

CBS4–05/02/2012

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Gov. Scott Signs Cuba Trade Ban Bill In Miami

Governor Rick Scott is in Miami on Tuesday to sign a bill which will make it illegal for Florida tax dollars to be spent on companies that do business directly or indirectly with Cuba.

CBS4–05/01/2012

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Scott: I’ll Sign Cuba Trade Ban Bill

In a move that could send the state of Florida into a clash with the federal government, Governor Rick Scott said Friday he will sign a bill that makes it illegal for Florida tax dollars to be spent on companies that do business directly or indirectly with Cuba.

04/27/2012

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US Supreme Court To Hear Florida “Obamacare” Challenge

The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul based on a Florida case in which 25 other states and the National Federation of Independent Businesses have joined.

11/14/2011

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Florida Challenging Voting Rights Act Provisions

The state of Florida is gearing up for a battle with the U.S. government over states having to get federal approval on voting rights changes in areas with a history of discrimination, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS4–10/11/2011

(Source: AP)

Federal Probe Rips Miami-Dade Corrections, Calls Jails Unconstitutional

A years-long investigation into the Miami-Dade Corrections Department claims to have uncovered a “pattern and practice of constitutional violations” in jail operations, with prisoners suffering “grievous harm, including death” as a result of the unconstitutional operation.

CBS4–08/26/2011

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