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JMI Study: Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Not Working in Florida

With Florida facing an opioid crisis, one of the leading think tanks in Florida is calling for reforming mandatory minimum sentences. 

February 19, 2019 - 10:30am

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It's been a rough couple of weeks in Virginia, as the commonwealth's politicians have been on a weird string of career-threatening one-upsmanship.
Last week in Orlando, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis convened dozens of government officials who run Florida’s 23 professional licensing boards for what he called a
Earlier this week Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, introduced a bill allowing medial marijuana patients to be allowed to smoke pot.
The All for Transportation (AFT) 30-year, $16 billion transit tax referendum has created mass confusion, with the public questioning the viability of the program, the veracity of its advocates, and
Coddled. Delicate. The “tea cup generation” that doesn’t know or appreciate where things come from, takes more than it gives back and must be handled with extra care.
I know some of you thought I was dead, or at least hoped I was dead. Sorry to burst your bubble. I’m back.
Brian Mast
Ever since the horrific congressional baseball shooting that almost took the life of Congressman Steve Scalise and former Hill staffer Matt Mika -- and came moments
Seismic surveying has dominated both the headlines and opinion pages in the last few years.
The Tampa Bay Times discarded its journalistic ethics in reporting on the proposed Hillsborough County sales tax hike for transportation that was spearheaded by the newspaper’s primary benefactor,
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