Mike Hill

House Map-Drawers Defend Congressional DistrictsLegislative aides who drew a map of congressional districts backed by the state House defended the plan in court Thursday, even as they conceded that other alternatives might also be good maps or have positive qualities.
'Fair Districts' Supporters Consulted Democrats On MapsAfter successfully arguing that a congressional map drawn by the Legislature impermissibly favored Republicans, voting-rights groups and voters have offered four sets of proposed districts that were discussed with Democratic-leaning consultants, according to court papers filed Tuesday.
Political Map Battles Brew In Federal CourtThe legal arguments about Florida's political maps continue to mushroom.
Senate Unveils Last-Ditch Congressional MapA key state senator floated a last-ditch effort Thursday to strike a compromise with the House on new congressional districts, while voting-rights groups that challenged the current congressional map called for the Florida Supreme Court to take over the process.
Florida House OKs Congressional Map Despite CriticismThe Florida House is moving ahead with a substantial overhaul of the state's 27 congressional districts even though U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown criticized the move, stating it would disenfranchise black voters.
Another Debate Looms About Guns On CampusTwo Republican lawmakers Monday filed proposals that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on college and university campuses, setting the stage for a renewed debate about the controversial issue.
Mike Hill Hopes Marlins Fans 'Are Educated Enough' To See What They're Doing
Surprising Marlins Have Been Surprisingly BadThe Marlins have gone 8-6 since Giancarlo Stanton went on the disabled list, with their feeble offense finally showing signs of life.
Marlins Look To Bounce Back In Gordon's Return To L.A.The Miami Marlins have played well enough to be above .500 but their bullpen has let them down time and time again.
Dwork On Sports: Marlins Notes On Ichiro And K-RodThe Miami Marlins made some big moves during the offseason in order to turn the team into a perennial playoff contender.
Doctors Could Face New Requirement For Performing AbortionsDoctors who perform abortions could be facing a new requirement after a Northwest Florida lawmaker filed a proposal Monday that would require them to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Marlins Seek Multiyear Deals With Several PlayersThe Miami Marlins' top baseball executive says it's too early to tell whether the team will be able to reach agreements with several of their young players who have been offered long-term contracts.