The Florida Department of Corrections is eliminating programs that prepare inmates for their return to the community.
Months before his upcoming U.S. Senate election, Rick Scott is trying to stall a federal court order and prevent former felons from voting for five to ten years.
Scott scheduled the meeting for 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night at the Capitol, to give the public the minimum-required 24 hours’ notice.
A Scott spokesman said, “the governor will always stand with victims of crimes, not criminals.”
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