Calling Sen. Frank Artiles a "bully," members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus are seeking the expulsion of the Miami Republican from the Florida Senate after he insulted a black female senator using curse words and a racial slur.
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Black lawmakers call for Frank Artiles' expulsion
Senate chairman discusses budget stalemate with House
How the Florida Senate president learned of a Miami lawmaker's racial slur
Florida Senate president answers questions about a Miami senator's racial slur, insults
Sen. Frank Artiles apologizes for using racial slurs
Florida apologizes to the Groveland Four
Broward Democrat: 'We’re creating a segregated system' with 'schools of hope'
House Speaker: 'Schools of Hope will hopefully be a beautiful thing'
Supporters of Orlando state attorney rally in Tallahassee
Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, rails against House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O' Lakes, for proposing a 'continuation budget' rather than negotiating with the Senate on a new budget for 2017-18. Video courtesy News Service of Florida.
Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, answered questions from reporters after Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles formally apologized on the chamber floor Wednesday for insulting and using a racial slur against two black senators.
Broward County Rep. Shevrin Jones, the top Democrat on the House Education Committee, explains his concerns with a proposal from House Republicans that’s intended to help students in failing traditional schools by attracting charter schools they could attend instead.
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, explains why the House wants to invest $200 million to bring in high-performing charter schools as "schools of hope" to serve low-income areas in Florida that have perpetually failing traditional public schools.
State Rep. Cynthia Stafford, D-Miami, explains the need for her "witness protection bill," which would shield the identities of murder witnesses for two years after the crime. Kristen M. Clark / Herald/Times Tallahassee bureau