The Florida Independent is accepting applications for a full-time reporter/blogger. Follow the jump for more details on the position, and how to apply. #
The reporter will closely cover reproductive rights issues at both the state and national level, with a focus on the state legislature and Florida’s congressional delegation. The successful candidate will be a prolific, tenacious writer who can own this issue day in and day out, and regularly put together aggressive investigative pieces that examine the role of evangelical organizations, political committees among others, in shaping the public debate. #
Oil spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg is set to release the methodology for calculating oil spill claims payments. According to The New York Times, his estimates predict the gulf region will recover by late next year.
The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that New York University Law School's Bennan Center for Justice has written Florida Secretary of State Kurt Browning, asking him to delay implementation of the state's controversial new elections law.