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State Representative Ross Spano is the latest Republican to enter the 2018 race for Florida Attorney General.

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Bills aimed at making it easier for human trafficking victims to sue their traffickers have passed a House committee.

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Two bills offering a formal apology to former wards who say they were abused in a Panhandle reform school and creates memorials for those buried on the property passed their first House committee Thursday. After hearing some horrific stories, some Florida lawmakers issued apologies of their own.

Rep. Ross Spano (R-Dover)
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State lawmakers are attempting to make it easier to identify questionable entries on the voter rolls.

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The number of people returning to prison based on technical violations has contributed to an uptick in this year’s new prison admissions. Looking for solutions to that problem came up during this year’s legislative session and is a priority for the head of the Florida Department of Corrections.

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A bill building on reforms to help young sex trafficking victims passed its first House panel Wednesday. The so-called glitch bill seeks to prevent further victims from being charged.

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Among the most recent set of measures Governor Rick Scott has approved is a newly signed bill meant to enhance Florida’s anti-human trafficking efforts.

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A bill aimed at toughening Florida’s human trafficking laws will become law in a few months, following Governor Rick Scott’s signing. It increases the penalties for soliciting another for prostitution.