As an appellate court reviews an appeal by Governor Rick Scott and his cabinet in the battle for a new rights restoration scheme for felons, protesters rallied at the Capitol Thursday. Civil rights leaders urged support for a citizens’ initiative amendment on the ballot in November.
A body cameras bill is starting to move through the House and Senate. But, some lawmakers want another measure to move forward that mandates officers use the cameras at all traffic stops, citing a high profile South Florida death.
For years, Florida emergency managers have been urging people to “have a plan” before disaster strikes. That advice also extends to private and public organizations in advance of public relations catastrophes.