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Ross Spano Latest Republican Lawmaker To Enter 2018 Florida Attorney General Race

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

Since 2012, Spano—a lawyer from Dover—has served in the Florida House. One of his passions is combatting human trafficking—similar to Florida’s current Attorney General Pam Bondi. Having heard some disturbing stories, Spano has sponsored several legislative efforts to help victims.

“I heard just recently about a young lady who has placed in over 100 different homes, and she needed 24-7 care,” he said, during a House committee Thursday.

Other Republican lawmakers in the race include Representatives Jay Fant of Jacksonville and Frank White of Pensacola. Former Judge Ashley Moody, also a contender, has received many endorsements, including the backing of Attorney General Bondi.

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Sascha Cordner has more than ten years of public radio experience. It includes working at NPR member station WUFT-FM in Gainesville for several years. She's worked in both radio and TV, serving in various capacities as a reporter, producer and anchor. She's also a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in telecommunications. She is the recipient of 15 awards from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), and Edward R. Murrow. Her award-winning stories include her coverage on the infamous “Dozier School for Boys” and a feature titled "Male Breast Cancer: Lost in the Sea of Pink." Currently, Sascha serves as the host and producer of local and state news content for the afternoon news program "All Things Considered" at WFSU. Sascha primarily covers criminal justice and social services issues. When she's not reporting, Sascha likes catching up on her favorite TV shows, singing and reading. Follow Sascha Cordner on Twitter:@SaschaCordner.