Confederate monuments unresolved as legislation dies

Published on May 5, 2023 at 2:33 pm

An attempt to stop local governments from moving historical monuments and memorials off public land won’t come up for a final vote in this year’s session of the Florida Legislature.

The absence of action leaves all options on the table over the fate of Confederate monuments that have polarized communities like Jacksonville.

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State Rep. Dean Black, R-Jacksonville, said he will bring the measure back up in the 2024 session.

Read the rest of this story at the Florida Times-Union, a Jacksonville Today news partner.