Senate Democrats say it’s important to pass federal legislation to ensure each person’s right to vote. Republican senators say bills have been passed to extend voting rights and the power of changing voting laws should remain at the state level.
The Seminole Tribe has publicized its opposition to citizen initiatives seeking to expand gambling in the state. The tribe has funneled $10 million into Standing Up for Florida, a political committee advocating against the initiatives.
Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran received another warning from U.S. Department of Education leaders about their punishments for school districts requiring masks without parental opt-outs.
Federal prosecutors argued in court documents filed Thursday that a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals correctly ruled last month that the government had proven its case against Dylann Roof, despite his protestations on several points.
Congresswoman kat cammack has been appointed by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to serve in the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth—a board aimed at tackling economic inequality.
The investigation is yet another liability for the embattled attorney general, who is facing a years-old criminal case, a separate, newer FBI investigation, and a Republican primary opponent who is seeking to make electoral hay of the various controversies.