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Florida Legislators Pass Bill to Allow Surprise Inspections of Juvenile Lock-Ups - The Miami Herald

Last week, the Florida Legislature sent CS/HB 361: Persons Authorized to Visit Juvenile Justice Facilities to Governor Rick Scott for approval.  To increase executive, legislative, and judicial oversight, CS/HB 361 authorizes the Governor…
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What's Ahead Legislatively For Florida's Prison, Juvenile Justice Systems? - WFSU

Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary Julie Jones has created a budget at the Governor's request that will focus on inmate and officer safety, as well as reducing recidivism. An estimated $40 million will go toward facility repair…