Joining more than 20 other state attorneys general, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody signed a letter to President Joe Biden warning “of potential litigation surrounding the proposed COVID-19 vaccination mandate.” Moody joined other Republican attorney generals in pushing back on...
This week, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) Task Force released the results of Operation Loose Wire, an initiative focused on reducing the number of livestock that are at large, as well as cases of neglect. This operation also located and...
Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of former state Reps. Travis Cummings and Jim Waldman, former state Sen. John Grant and former State Attorney William Meggs to the Florida Commission on Ethics. Cummings, of Fleming Island, is the...
Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--and U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Kat Cammack, R-Fla., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Neal Dunn, R-Fla., Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Bill Posey, R-Fla., John Rutherford,...
Last week, state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried urged U.S. Senate leaders to take action on cannabis reform legislation to end the federal prohibition on marijuana. This call was included in formal comments submitted Fried to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck...
At the end of last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution charged Tamarac City Manager Michael Cernech “with conspiracy to commit racketeering for his role in attempting to extort $3.4 million from 13th Floor Investments...
On Wednesday, state Rep. Michael Grieco, D-Miami, who led Democrats on the state House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Subcommittee, offered a proposal to “make it a third-degree felony to counterfeit, forge, alter, clone, or possesses fraudulent verification of...
On Wednesday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody warned consumers about a new malware attack that targets mobile phone users. Accidentally downloading this malware gives scammers the ability to steal sensitive information—including mobile payment app logins, banking credentials and remote...
On Monday, state Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a Consumer Alert warning Floridians about a new phishing scam that offers fake COVID-19 relief funds. Scammers are impersonating Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan in phishing emails, claiming the recipient...
Following a nationwide court-ordered injunction, last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody urged Florida sheriffs to transfer criminals in the country illegally to federal authorities for deportation, upon the completion of their sentences. The guidance comes after the U.S. District...