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Diplomas Count 2011, a report released this week, indicates that despite improvements Florida's high school graduation rate is still almost 10 percentage points below the national average.
A bill that would set humane rules for the restraint of incarcerated pregnant women in correctional facilities across the state passed in a justice appropriations committee today, after weeks of not moving in the Florida House.
According to The Current, state Sen. Joe Negron,R-Stuart, is encouraging members of the tea party to show up at town hall meetings concerning Florida's Medicaid overhaul, to balance testimony from opponents of the plan.
As politicians looking for budget savings and government employees concerned about future benefits prepared to battle over potential changes to the state pension system, lawmakers were told last week that Florida has typically done a better job than most states in funding its retirement system.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be giving a speech today about laws recently enacted all over the country that some say will suppress voter turnout among minorities, young people and low-income and disabled voters.