Fresh on the heals of both Hillsborough and Palm Beach Counties respective supervisor of elections choosing to opt out of Governor Rick Scott's purge of non-citizen voters, The U.S. Justice Department has sent a letter calling on Rick Scott to stop the effort right now. The Tampa Tribune's William March has the late breaking details.
Meanwhile, Democrats, the ACLU, the League of Women Voters and other groups were thrilled to receive the news yesterday that Judge Robert Hinkle had ruled a provision of the 2011 elections bill made it too difficult for non-governmental organizations to register voters.
CL got a chance to meet legendary former Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula on Wednesday. The coach was at Tampa International for the grand opening of the latest Shula Steak House and burger joint.
Governor Scott was in Tampa yesterday to sign a bill that grants property tax exemptions to the spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty. CL's Nicole Martinez reports.
And CL's cover story this week is our report on a local musician transitioning from being a male to female.