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Florida’s Republican-controlled Legislature, stung by a harshly worded ruling from the state’s highest court, returns to the state Capitol this week for a 12-day special session to draw up new congressional districts.
A coalition that challenged Florida’s congressional districts is asking the state’s Supreme Court to hear their case.
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.
Overturning an appellate court ruling, the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a Tallahassee judge to allow a GOP consultant’s documents to be considered in a trial about the Legislature’s 2012 redistricting effort, a move one justice called “unprecedented.”
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — In the midst of a lawsuit challenging whether lawmakers violated the constitution when they drew new congressional districts, the Supreme court ruled Friday lawmakers may be forced to testify as part of […]
In the wake of conservative complaints that the nationwide “common core” standards could be the first step toward a federal takeover of schools, a Republican lawmaker has filed a bill meant to stop the initiative in Florida.
The Republican-led state Legislature wants a legal challenge to redistricting map of the Florida Senate thrown out.
A coalition of voter protection groups gathered on the steps of the Miami-Dade and Orange County courthouses Monday urgently calling for an independent task force be created to investigate what went wrong in Florida on Election Day and the early voting period.
Despite calls to extend early voting hours in the state of Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has rejected the requests despite reports of record turnouts and long lines of voters at poll sites statewide.
A Florida federal judge has struck a blow in the election reform laws championed by Governor Rick Scott and the Republican-led state legislature.