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Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

GOP: No Appeal On Florida Congressional Map Ruling

Florida Republican legislative leaders will not appeal a judge’s ruling that found some congressional districts unconstitutional but instead warned against redrawing the districts before the November election.

07/15/2014

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GOP Leaders Want To Redraw Districts After Fall Elections

Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday they do not plan to appeal a judge’s ruling that struck down Florida’s congressional map but want lawmakers to be able to redraw the disputed districts after this fall’s elections.

07/15/2014

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Judge Rules Florida Legislature Broke Law On Maps

A Florida judge ordered congressional districts to be redrawn after ruling that the Florida Legislature illegally drew them.

07/10/2014

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Democrats Focus On Governor’s Race, Rebuilding

There are four statewide offices on November’s ballot, and the Florida Democratic Party is essentially conceding two of them.

06/29/2014

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Florida Rep. Arrested For DUI Accepts Deal

A Florida Legislator who was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence has reached a plea deal.

06/27/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1st

With the start of a new month comes 157 new laws ranging from the “Florida GI Bill” to a law banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

06/26/2014

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Landmark Florida Redistricting Trial Wraps Up

The trial challenging whether state legislators followed the law when drawing up political boundaries is wrapping.

06/04/2014

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Final Witnesses Expected In Florida Redistricting Trial

A trial which challenges whether Florida legislators followed the law when drawing up new political maps for congress is expected to come to an end this week.

06/03/2014

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Appeals Court Blocks Evidence At Redistricting Trial

A Florida appeals court blocked the release of document meant to be key evidence in the state’s redistricting trial.

05/22/2014

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Florida Senate President Testifies During Redistricting Trial

Florida’s Senate president contends state legislators followed the law when drawing up new political maps.

05/21/2014

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