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