Category Archives: State News

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U.S. Court Upholds Most Of Texas Law To Punish ‘Sanctuary Cities’

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld most of a Republican-backed Texas law to punish “sanctuary cities,” allowing it to remain in effect while the case is being fought in a lower court.

The law was the first of its kind since Republican Donald Trump became president in January 2017, promising to crack down on illegal immigration and communities that protect the immigrants.

The Pot Thickens: Birds Of Feathers Flock Together

After The Feathers (Trump’s offshore oil drilling in Florida blocked) Were Plucked

Trump-FL Governor Scott-Zinke- Records show Trump aides plotted political win for Rick Scott

The governor had cast the decision to give Florida relief from offshore drilling as a spontaneous triumph.

ICE new agreement with Florida sheriffs

For detaining undocumented immigrants

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement representatives announced a new agreement; in late January with 17, Florida sheriffs aimed at preventing the release from jail of

LEARN THE PEDESTRIANS’ LAWS:

 LEARN THE LAWS: Florida police issue hundreds of bad pedestrian tickets every year

On its face, Florida’s pedestrian statute 316.130(11) seems

Number of Duval students suspended increased last year

Along with racial disparities

Suspensions are down in Duval public schools, continuing a seven-year decline, but the number of students who received at least one

…and the beats go on: Dirty politics, disrespect and voters

What’s next for Democrats and Black America?

WASHINGTON—The latest crisis for the Democratic Party, sparked by former party interim chair Donna Brazile’s new tell-all

Dr. Larry Robinson can already taste the banana pudding.

Dr. Larry Robinson can already taste the banana pudding. It’s been on his mind for almost a year. FAMU’s interim president is

Complex Florida marijuana laws

Here’s what they really mean

Is recreational marijuana legal in Orlando? If I have Alzheimer’s disease, can I apply for medical cannabis? And when can I start growing weed in my backyard?