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Democratic prosecutors in Tampa and Miami campaigned for the 2018 initiative that paved the way for this new ruling.
In many of America’s major cities, the early efforts to reduce incarceration during the pandemic have been reversed.
A grassroots coalition is showing up at locations across the swing state to ensure Black and Latinx voters can cast their ballots safely.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed Florida lawmakers’ failure to build affordable housing for its residents.
As of April 30, one in three unsheltered people have been arrested in Miami-Dade County since a local state of emergency was declared in March.
Lawyers and advocates in Miami-Dade County will roll out a new plan to counter the disenfranchisement of people with felony convictions.
With Appeal reporter Josh Vaughn
Adam H. Johnson
In 2017, over 2,000 homeless people were arrested on charges including drinking in public and panhandling. That same year, roughly 1,400 people were arrested in Miami-Dade County for rape, murder, and robbery.