State Capital Briefs: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
STATE CAPITAL BRIEFS (EVENING EDITION): TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018
May 15, 2018NSF Staff
EX-PRISON GUARD LIKELY TO LOSE BENEFITS IN MURDER PLOT

In a case involving members of the Ku Klux Klan, an administrative law judge Tuesday said a former correctional officer convicted of conspiring to murder a former inmate should lose his state retirement benefits. David Moran, a former sergeant at the Florida Department of Corrections Reception and Medical Center at Lake Butler, was convicted in a plot to kill a black former inmate who had bitten another officer. Moran and another correctional officer and a former officer involved in the plot were members of the Ku Klux Klan, according to Tuesday’s ruling by Administrative Law Judge Hetal Desai...

RODRIGUES DRAWS SECOND DEMOCRATIC FOE

House Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues, R-Estero, faces a second Democratic opponent as he runs for a final term in the Florida House. Fort Myers Democrat David Benjamin Bogner opened a campaign account Monday in Lee County’s House District 76, according to the state Division of Elections website...