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Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

GOP: No Appeal On Florida Congressional Map Ruling

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.

07/15/2014

(Source: AP)

Florida May Allow Expansion Of Private School Vouchers

If an expansion of a Florida program that helps low-income children attend private schools, many of them religious, gets a thumbs up, it could mean some restrictions on eligibility could be removed.

03/06/2014

Voters in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Latino Groups To Launch Massive Voter Registration

In the 2012 presidential elections, according to the U.S. Census, fewer than half of adult Latino citizens voted in the 2012 presidential elections. The low Latino voter turnout has prompted two national Latino organizations to step up voter registration efforts this year, months ahead of this years’ elections.

01/23/2014

A view of downtown Miami as seen from Miami Beach. (Source: Rhiannon Ally/CBS4)

Fla. Moves Closer To NY In Population Count

Florida narrowed in on New York’s spot as third most populated state in the nation but did’t quite get there, leaving it in the number four spot.

12/30/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FL Close To Top In U.S. For Residents Lacking Health Ins.

New U.S. Census numbers revealed Florida had the nation’s second-highest rate of residents without health insurance.

08/29/2013

The US Capitol is pictured at sunrise on January 21, 2013 hours before US President Barack Obama's second inauguration in Washington, DC.       (Photo credit sJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

America’s Minorities Becoming A Majority

Much was made of the shifting demographics during the 2012 presidential election, but that’s only a preview of what’s to come. For the first time ever, America’s racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, according to the U.S. Census.

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

Heart Health

Florida Ranks #3 In Nation For Uninsured

The Sunshine State led the charge against President Obama’s heath care plan, now newly released information shows Florida has the nation’s third highest rate of residents without health insurance.

CBS4–09/13/2011

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