The state panel charged with reviewing child deaths set an ambitious agenda Thursday against a tight deadline in hopes of reducing as many child deaths as possible.
A Leon County judge upheld a second draft of the state’s congressional districts in a decision issued Friday, but shelved the new map until after the November elections.
Florida Governor Rick Scott approved new maps that will change several congressional districts in the state but the maps now face opposition.
Florida’s Senate approved a map revising the congressional districts around the state.
Florida Governor Rick Scott and his presumed opponent former Governor Charlie Crist both made stops in South Florida on Tuesday.
One day after a landmark legal ruling, some people are question whether the change to Florida’s political landscape will have an impact on other states’ drawing their congressional districts.
A Florida judge ordered congressional districts to be redrawn after ruling that the Florida Legislature illegally drew them.
Florida Welfare officials launched a new site, mandated by the legislature, to improve transparency surrounding child abuse deaths.
A coalition of voting-rights groups failed to prove during a recent trial that congressional districts drawn by lawmakers in 2012 violated constitutional standards for redistricting, according to a filing by attorneys for the Legislature.
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.