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Florida Senate Spending Plan Much Bigger Than House

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The GOP-controlled Florida Senate is calling for a nearly $70.8 billion state budget for the coming year.

CBS Tampa–02/11/2012

A new Florida state law allows county jails to now housing juveniles and adult felons under the same roof, causing a stir amongst local Polk County leaders. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Juveniles, Convicted Felons Under Same Roof in Florida Jail

Juveniles and adult criminals are now being housed together at the Polk County Jail, a legislative move that has caused a stir among local ACLU and NAACP leaders arguing for appropriate detention rights for juveniles.

10/13/2011

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