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.
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.
Children’s issues were in the spotlight during the 2014 legislative session, frequently contentious and ultimately a very mixed bag.
The Florida Legislature wrapped up it’s 2014 session on Friday ending with a bipartisan spirit.
The Florida Senate passed a bill Friday which would provide attorneys to foster children with special needs.
The Florida House Thursday discussed a bill which would stop elected officials and top employees in state government from enrolling in the state’s traditional pension plan.
The Florida House passed a bill Friday that would make killing or injuring a fetus, at any stage of development, a crime.
A Senate panel on Monday approved a bill to revamp the state’s current film and television incentives program. The legislation is a final push to get something passed this year.