FL Legislature approves giving statewide prosecutor authority on election crimes

Faced with a barrage of legal challenges to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ voter fraud cases, the Florida Legislature on Friday passed a bill to give him a leg up in court. Senate Bill 4B clarifies that statewide prosecutors have the authority to bring voting and voter registration-related charges. The legislation delved into an obscure part of state law, but one that posed a threat to one of DeSantis’ top political priorities. Lawrence Mower, Tampa Bay Times. 

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