TALLAHASSEE — Lawyers for convicted felons filed a class-action lawsuit Monday against Florida officials, alleging that the state’s process for restoring voting rights to people who have completed their sentences is arbitrary.
Tuesday on “First Coast Connect” we discussed the future of Jacksonville’s waterways with City Council President Lori Boyer and Downtown Investment Authority CEO Aundra Wallace. Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation & Empowerment co-President Geneva Pittman, former ICARE President Pastor Bruce Havens and Folio Weekly editor Claire Goforth discussed a dispute between the organization and Mayor Lenny Curry, and local authors Brenda Jackson and V. Brooks Dunbar joined the show to talk about Saturday’s Jax Book Fest at the Main Library.
TALLAHASSEE — A Central Florida state attorney who created a firestorm by deciding not to seek the death penalty for alleged cop-killer Markeith Loyd — or in any other capital case — is accusing Gov. Rick Scott of abusing his authority by ousting her as prosecutor in the Loyd case.
NPR Politics team will live blog the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Gov. Rick Scott said the state needs to market itself and offer business incentives in order to continue growing jobs, but the House has voted to eliminate Florida’s economic development organization and cut marketing dollar s. Scott spoke against the cuts at a roundtable with Northeast Florida city officials and business owners Monday morning at Harbinger, a sign making company on Jacksonville’s southside.
The head of Florida’s economic and workforce agency is pushing back against claims business subsidies don’t spur economic development.
The NPR Two-Way blog will provide live coverage of the House Intelligence Committee’s public hearing on the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.
WJCT presents a collaboration between the University of North Florida’s Environmental Center and Public Trust Law on 19 short videos showcasing the city, state and national parks of the First Coast, produced by Sean Lahav, a project leader in the envir…