Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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May 18, 2018
This week, I filed legal action against some of the largest opioid manufacturers and distributors in our nation for their role in the national opioid crisis claiming lives in our state. Nationally, an estimated 175 ... [Read Briefing]
May 11, 2018
This week, Florida lost a law enforcement hero. Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy William Gentry was shot while responding to a dispute between neighbors. He was rushed to the hospital where, the next day, he passed. ... [Read Briefing]
May 04, 2018
This week, I convened a meeting of the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking in Tampa alongside dedicated leaders from across Florida. I had the pleasure of unveiling the HumanTraffickingSummit.com website where you ... [Read Briefing]
April 27, 2018
Drug abuse destroys lives, divides families and jeopardizes the safety of our communities. As Florida’s Attorney General and a former state prosecutor I have seen the destruction it causes firsthand. I have also seen ... [Read Briefing]
April 20, 2018
Yesterday, my heart sank as I heard about two Gilchrist County Sheriff’s deputies that were ambushed and fatally shot while eating lunch at a restaurant in Trenton, Florida. There are no words to express the amount of ... [Read Briefing]
April 13, 2018
My office continues to fight the national opioid crisis on all fronts, and a crucial part of our strategy is putting drug traffickers in prison where they belong. This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution secured a ... [Read Briefing]
April 06, 2018
This week, I had the pleasure of kicking off the 2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Florida. This year, Special Olympics is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and to mark this milestone, local, ... [Read Briefing]
March 30, 2018
This week, I had the privilege of joining Governor Rick Scott and CFO Jimmy Patronis for the signing of SB 376 to help first responders receive Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment. PTSD occurs when someone ... [Read Briefing]
March 23, 2018
President Donald J. Trump, this week, announced a sweeping new initiative to combat the national opioid crisis claiming thousands of lives across our country and in Florida. The nationwide plan will help stop the influx ... [Read Briefing]
March, 16, 2018
Yesterday, devastating news unfolded in Miami at Florida International University where a 950-ton pedestrian bridge collapsed on unsuspecting motorists. My heart absolutely breaks for everyone involved with this ... [Read Briefing]
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