The Supreme Court of the United States, which heard arguments in the lawsuit against Arizona’s immigration enforcement law Wednesday, will not issue its decision until June, but opponents and supporters continue to argue the merits of the state’s crackdown.
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At 2 p.m., Attorney General Pam Bondi will hold the first Statewide Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse and Newborns meeting with Gil Kerlikowske, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and others.
Progress Florida, one of the state’s most active progressive groups, has started a petition denouncing the state’s recent involvement in a lawsuit against the federal government’s mandate requiring health insurers — except for religious employers — to cover contraception as a preventive service.
Florida has joined yet another lawsuit against the federal government’s Affordable Care Act. This latest action challenges a provision in the law that requires health insurers — except for religious employers — to cover contraception as a preventive service.
Gov. Rick Scott yesterday signed legislation supporting Florida’s effort to create its own set of water pollution rules, also known as “numeric nutrient criteria.” The move is likely to add fuel to the fire of environmentalists, who argue that the state-drafted rules are not stringent enough to combat Florida’s nutrient pollution problem.
The Service Employees International Union will be sponsoring a panel discussion and nationwide webcast on “the dangers of for-profit colleges” this Thursday. “Good for Wall Street, Bad for Students” will concentrate specifically on the Art Institutes, Argosy University, Brown Mackie College and South University — all of which are owned by Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corporation.
In an exclusive interview with The Florida Independent, a former campaign staffer for congressional candidate Mike Yost say that the Jacksonville-based Republican squandered campaign funds on personal expenses, refused to listen to his campaign managers and still owes ex-staffers large sums of money.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi may have been cleared of charges that she fired two state attorneys for “political” reasons, but the motive behind the firings is still being called into question.
The Associated Press is reporting that the groups who have been challenging a legislatively created measure set to appear on the 2012 ballot are not going to challenge the court-ordered rewrite that Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi submitted late last month.
Yesterday, state Attorney General Pam Bondi rewrote the ballot summary for an amendment for Florida’s 2012 ballot as ordered by a Leon County judge a week ago. The amendment, if passed, would allow the state to commit to unfettered funding of religious institutions.