Rep. Cortes Legislation Cracking Down on Florida Sanctuary Cities Passes House Committee By Sarah Mueller • Mar 14, 2017 Florida Memory / https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254907 Legislation banning sanctuary city policies is moving through Florida House committees. The proposal requires cities fully cooperate with federal immigration officers or face penalties. New Charter School Networks Aimed At Low Performing School Districts By Lynn Hatter • Jan 22, 2016 Illinois Network of Charter Schools A massive charter school bill is rolling steadily through the legislature. The measure would create a network of charters and expand online learning. And Democrats are starting to double down on their criticism of state education policy.