Ashley Moody

Valerie Crowder

State Attorney General Ashley Moody is looking to local law enforcement agencies for guidance on improving mental health treatment for the state’s incarcerated people. 

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Attorney General Ashley Moody will have access to information in a prescription drug monitoring database under a bill passed this session.

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Thirty-eight attorneys general signed a letter this week urging Congress to bring marijuana money into the federal banking system. But Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s signature was notably absent.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis is tapping a doctor from the University of Florida to lead the state Department of Health. 

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The Florida League of Mayors brought municipality heads to the Capitol Wednesday to oppose preemption bills this legislative session. The group of about 30 mayors also met with Attorney General Ashley Moody to discuss Florida’s mental health system.

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Leaders in state government gathered Wednesday as they do every year for the Associated Press’ Legislative Planning Session. Each came to voice priorities for the coming session and field questions from the Capital press corps. From education to medical marijuana to infrastructure, WFSU was on hand to catch it all. The following is an overview of what speakers, including the entire Florida Cabinet, brought to the table:

Attorney General candidates, Republican Ashley Moody and Democrat Sean Shaw
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After winning their Primaries, two Tampa natives will now face off in November in the race for Florida’s top cop. Florida could either get its first black Attorney General or its second female Attorney General.

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The democratic frontrunner for Florida Attorney General is calling for an end to the state’s “stand your ground” law following a Pinellas County shooting.

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Florida’s largest police union is throwing its support to Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Gwen Graham and Republican contender Adam Putnam. The former Congresswoman and the state Agriculture commissioner are among the slate of statewide office endorsements. 

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