Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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April 22, 2016
Seven months ago, standing with law enforcement, lawmakers and victim advocates, I pledged to help our state process Florida’s untested sexual assault kits. During the 2016 Legislative Session, we secured an initial ... [Read Briefing]
April 15, 2016
This week, I had the honor of awarding a number of our great law enforcement officers and victim advocates for their remarkable efforts assisting victims of crime in our state. I remember a time when we did not have ... [Read Briefing]
April 8, 2016
The Special Olympics Flame of Hope is being carried by our brave law enforcement officers across Florida, and this week, I held a kick-off event at the state Capitol to launch the inspiring journey. Hundreds of law ... [Read Briefing]
April 1, 2016
It’s the spring break vacation season, and travelers need to beware of emerging scams targeting tourists. In an effort to spread the word to people traveling to Florida, I went on national television to warn all ... [Read Briefing]
March 25, 2016
Our efforts to test Florida’s thousands of unprocessed sexual assault kits continue, and this week, Governor Rick Scott signed legislation that will help improve the kit testing process. Senate Bill 636, sets up a ... [Read Briefing]
March 18, 2016
This week, the Hillsborough community and all of Florida mourn the loss of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Deputy John Kotfila, whose brave service protecting our state will never be forgotten. I want to personally thank ... [Read Briefing]
March 11, 2016
Before the 2016 Legislative Session gaveled in, we pledged to find a way to begin testing Florida’s thousands of unprocessed sexual assault kits, and this week, state lawmakers approved millions of dollars in state ... [Read Briefing]
March 4, 2016
This week, we arrested the last of several defendants in connection to a scheme to illegally sell deadly prescription drugs in Florida. My Office of Statewide Prosecution worked with the Florida Department of Law ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 26, 2016
Working with state lawmakers, this week, we passed important public safety and consumer protection legislation. All three of these vital bills will help make Florida a safer place to live and do business. The Florida ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 19, 2016
Every year in Florida, hundreds of lives are lost to heroin overdoses. This deadly drug is flowing into our country from Mexico, and we must do everything we can to stop its distribution and save lives. Today, I stood ... [Read Briefing]
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