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Bradenton Herald: Florida DCF has little oversight in Manatee County child abuse cases
MANATEE — The Florida Department of Children and Families directly oversees child protective services in all counties except six: Broward, Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Seminole and Manatee.
My Palm Beach Post: Florida medical pot law misses deadline, nearly a year behind schedule
TALLAHASSEE — Almost a year-and-a-half since Gov. Rick Scott and state lawmakers legalized a form of medical marijuana, the latest deadline for making it available to Floridians has gone up in smoke.
POLITICO Florida: McCaskill urges Florida Democrats to think about the general
TALLAHASSEE – Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri delivered a fiery speech to Democratic activists and donors Saturday night, stressing the importance of Florida in presidential politics and saying that the party must elect candidates with appeal beyond the party’s ideological confines.
TBO: Florida’s Democratic Senate primary will be long and nasty
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Bill Nelson delivered the biggest understatement during a weekend-long state Democratic Party convention that was supposed to fire up activists for next year’s election.
Miami Herald: Redistricting redux: Oliva map, Dem gains and so much more to come
It’s the first day of the third week of the three-week redistricting session today and the House Select Committee on Redistricting is set to meet from noon to four to decide how to bless the House version of a compromise map for the Florida Senate.
Naples Daily News: It’s The Law: Florida is an employment at will state
Question: I just got fired for no reason. Can an employer do that?
Tampa Bay Times:In secrecy
In the name of patient privacy, the state has built a wall of secrecy around its mental hospitals, making it nearly impossible to track how they respond to abuse, neglect and carelessness by government workers.
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