Democrat Daniel Uhlfelder, a Northwest Florida lawyer who drew national attention for dressing as the Grim Reaper as he criticized Gov. Ron DeSantis’ handling of the coronavirus pandemic, announced Tuesday he is running to try to unseat Republican Attorney General Ashley Moody.

‘Grim Reaper’ Enters Race For Florida Attorney General

 Democrat Daniel Uhlfelder, a Northwest Florida lawyer who drew national attention for dressing as the Grim Reaper as he criticized Gov. Ron DeSantis’ handling of the coronavirus pandemic, announced Tuesday he is running to try to unseat Republican Attorney General Ashley Moody. A two-minute video…

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Florida Senate Backs Expanding Secrecy Around Executions

 TALLAHASSEE, FL. – The Florida Senate on Monday passed a measure that would more broadly cloak information about people and businesses involved with state executions and the drugs used for lethal injection, positioning the proposal for action by Gov. Ron DeSantis. Current law includes a…

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A proposal that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy is poised for consideration by the full Florida House. The House Health & Human Services Committee on Thursday approved the measure (HB 5) in a 14-7 vote. Dozens of people testified against the bill, which closely resembles a Mississippi law that is being considered by the U.S. Supreme Court. Democrats on the House panel argued the measure is unconstitutional. “Once again, we’ll be passing unconstitutional legislation that will also cost Floridians more money and time while we have real serious issues,” Rep. Michele Rayner, D-St.

Florida Lawmakers Chipping Away At Ballot Initiative Process

 TALLAHASSEE – With a week to go in the 2022 legislative session, Florida lawmakers are considering a series of measures to propel Republican leaders’ years-long battle to make it harder for groups to change the state Constitution. Floridians have relied on the ballot-initiative process in…

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Florida Senate Passes Controversial Immigration Plan

The Florida Senate late Thursday approved a measure aimed at boosting immigration enforcement that critics maintain could have far-reaching implications for migrants in the state, such as people seeking asylum from Communist regimes and children awaiting reunification with their families. The proposal, among the 2022…

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