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September 23, 2018

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 9/12/2018

"It should be easier. Until you go through this, you don't know what an arduous process it is. A lot of people get discouraged. It takes a lot."

-- Dixie County Sheriff Dewey Hatcher

For just the third time this year, Florida showed mercy Tuesday to people who made serious mistakes and lost the right to vote.

It was the last time that Gov. Rick Scott and the three Cabinet members held clemency hearings for convicted felons before November, when voters will decide whether to amend the Constitution to restore the right to vote to most felons after they have finished their sentences.

The proposal is known as Amendment 4 on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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