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.
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.
A Florida judge ordered congressional districts to be redrawn after ruling that the Florida Legislature illegally drew them.
There are four statewide offices on November’s ballot, and the Florida Democratic Party is essentially conceding two of them.
A Florida Legislator who was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence has reached a plea deal.
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.
The trial challenging whether state legislators followed the law when drawing up political boundaries is wrapping.
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.
A Florida appeals court blocked the release of document meant to be key evidence in the state’s redistricting trial.
Florida’s Senate president contends state legislators followed the law when drawing up new political maps.