Fan-987-Logosm 35h_cbssportsrad_tampa cw44_tb

Justice Department

(Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

File photo of a nursing home. (credit: PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Florida Over 200 Disabled Children In Nursing Homes

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Florida on Monday, accusing the state of unnecessarily institutionalizing about 200 disabled children in nursing homes and cutting services that would allow them to receive care at home.

07/23/2013

File photo of a nursing home. (credit: PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds: Florida Keeping Hundreds Of Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes For Years

More than 3,300 children with disabilities are at risk of being pushed into adult nursing homes because the state is slashing nursing and other services that would otherwise keep them at home with their families, according to a lawsuit filed against state health officials.

09/08/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy Obama

Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.

06/21/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

US Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Calling For Eric Holder’s Resignation – Again

As the calls for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation over the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal rages on, there is a new wave of demands for him to step down regarding yet another issue […]

06/13/2012

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Justice Department Sues Florida Over Voter Purge

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The governor’s contentious push to remove thousands of potentially ineligible voters from Florida’s lists has been met with a lawsuit from the Justice Department and handled very differently by the state’s independent election […]

CBS Tampa–06/12/2012

Sanford Police Department Chief Bill Lee speaks while announcing he will temporarily step down in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing on March 22, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sanford City Commission Refuses To Accept Police Chief’s Resignation

While George Zimmerman is free on bail, the police chief criticized for not charging him after Trayvon Martin’s slaying remains under scrutiny, as city commissioners want to wait for the results of a federal investigation to decide if they will accept Chief Bill Lee’s resignation.

04/24/2012

In this handout provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Office, George Zimmerman poses for a mug shot in this 2005  booking photo in Florida. (credit: Orange County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Criminologist: Zimmerman Conviction Would Be No ‘Slam Dunk’

The nation is watching and waiting to see if special prosecutor Angela Corey will charge George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

04/06/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 897 other followers