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Can 8 Wait?

A review of use of force policies in Florida and perspectives on their effectiveness.
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Florida 2020 Election Report

New report details Election Day 2020 demographics, wait times, and confidence levels in Florida.
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Addressing Climate Driven Displacement

Planning for sea level rise in florida’s coastal communities and affordable housing in inland communities in the face of climate gentrification.
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Improving Police Community Relations: The Role of Civilian Oversight Agencies in Florida

Civilian Oversight Agencies represent one of the most promising policy solutions to address crime in Florida's cities, according to a review of 17 years' data from the Uniform Crime Report.
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Florida 2020 Election Report

New report details Election Day 2020 demographics, wait times, and confidence levels in Florida

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The LeRoy Collins Institute is a nonpartisan, statewide policy organization that studies and promotes creative solutions to key private and public issues facing the people of Florida and the nation.

Our mission is to perpetuate the leadership of Governor LeRoy Collins by developing and promoting bold, visionary public policy that will empower and uplift Floridians and Americans for generations to come. The Institute works in affiliation and collaboration with the State University System of Florida and is located at Florida State University in Tallahassee.

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Florida 2020 Election Report

The new “2020 Florida Election Study Report” reviews data from Florida’s last general election, including data about primary, vote-by-mail, and in-person voting, as well as demographics and attitudes toward voting.

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Adequacy and Equity in Capital Funding for Florida’s Public Schools

The only apparent way to align capital funding with the state’s constitution is to equalize real capital support per student across districts.

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Addressing Climate Driven Displacement

Planning for sea level rise in Florida’s coastal communities and affordable housing in inland communities in the face of climate gentrification.

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