Entity: Florida Senate

News Roundup: Trump Has Learned His ‘Lesson’

February 14, 2020
Trump's sights appear to be trained on making the Justice Department his personal political arm for helping allies and punishing perceived enemies.

Public Records Request to Florida Senate Seeking Sen. Brandes’ Communications Regarding Elections

February 12, 2020
Public Records Request to the Florida Senate seeking communications from Senator Jeff Brandes and his staff regarding S.B. 1372 — legislation concerning elections.

Public Records Request to Florida Senate Seeking Sen. Gruters’ Communications Regarding Voter Registration Maintenance

February 12, 2020
Public Records Request to the Florida Senate seeking communications from Senator Joe Gruters and his staff regarding S.B. 1200 — legislation concerning voter registration maintenance.

American Oversight’s Investigation into the Restoration of Voting Rights in Florida

December 23, 2019
We launched our State Accountability Project in March with the goal of shedding light on voter suppression and election issues. Here's a look at what we've discovered so far in Florida.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

No Records Response from Florida Senate Regarding National Redistricting Entities

November 21, 2019
The Florida Senate stated that it had no record of email communications with Florida and National redistricting entities. American Oversight asked for communications between senators Lizbeth Benacquisto, Anitere Flores, and others with Republican State Leadership Committee, National Republican Redistricting Trust, Geographic Strategies, and others.

Public Records Request to Florida Senate Seeking Communications with Local Individuals Involved in Redistricting

October 21, 2019
Public records request to Florida Senate seeking communications with individuals reportedly involved in redistricting at the state level.

Public Records Request to Florida Senate Seeking Communications with Individuals Involved in Redistricting

October 21, 2019
Public records request to Florida Senate seeking communications with individuals reportedly involved in redistricting at the national level

No Records Response from Florida Senate Regarding Attendees to ALEC’s 46th Annual Meeting and Redistricting Workshops

September 18, 2019
The Florida Senate stated that it had no records responsive regarding ALEC’s 46th Annual Meeting and the contents of two redistricting workshops. American Oversight asked for five senators’ records reflecting attendance to ALEC’s 46th Annual Meeting and reflecting the contents of two redistricting-focused workshops.

Florida Senate Records Reflecting Requests for Permission to Attend a 2019 ALEC Conference

September 18, 2019
Records from the Florida Senate in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding a 2019 ALEX conference. These records include newsletters and information concerning reimbursement for attendee the conference.

News Roundup: Remain in Mexico’s Harmful Effects and Trump’s Dangerous Impatience

August 30, 2019
Immigration officials frequently don't offer language assistance to asylum-seekers forced to return to Mexico, and Trump's rush for a border wall before 2020 raises concerns.