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Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Plans For Special Session Take Shape

Legislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year’s elections.

08/04/2014

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Teachers Union Challenges Bill Expanding School Vouchers

The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge Wednesday contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education issues — including an expansion of a controversial school vouchers program — into a single bill that passed in the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session.

07/16/2014

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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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Florida State Receiver Arrested For Vehicle Theft

Florida State receiver Jesus Wilson faces a felony charge of third-degree grand theft motor.

07/10/2014

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Judge Conducts “Socratic Dialogue’ Over Blind Trusts Lawsuit

A Leon County judge on Thursday questioned attorneys on both sides of a case challenging a 2013 law that allows Florida elected officials to use so-called “blind trusts” to shield their financial assets.

06/19/2014

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Closing Arguments Set In Redistricting Trial

Closing arguments are expected Wednesday in a high-stakes trial that could define the boundaries of the state’s congressional districts and the effectiveness of the anti-gerrymandering Fair Districts constitutional amendments.

06/03/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Court: Redistricting Documents Should Remain Secret

(CBSMiami/News Service of Florida) – An appeals court ruled Thursday that a political consultant’s documents about the redistricting process could remain sealed, potentially throwing a wrench into the case of a coalition of voting-rights organizations […]

05/22/2014

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Attorney Plans Lawsuit Against FSU, Jameis Winston

Florida State University may still be riding high after the BCS win, but tough times could be ahead for the school and its star quarterback.

01/09/2014

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USF To Begin Digging For Bodies At Dozier

The University of South Florida researchers who received a permit to exhume the long-buried bodies of boys at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a former “high risk” reform school in Marianna, will begin excavation Saturday.

08/27/2013

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Pharmacy Association Fights Medicaid Restrictions

The Florida Pharmacy Association wants to make sure your pharmacy accepts your Medicare plans and satisfy’s your children’s medical needs.

CBS Miami–07/27/2012

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