Sides Agree On September Court Date In Redistricting FightThe Florida Legislature and a coalition have agreed to a schedule for a Leon County judge to determine whether lawmakers' second attempt to draw a map complies with the state Constitution.
Little Land Buying In Senate's Amendment 1 PlanThe Senate doesn't intend for Florida to acquire much land in the first year of increased funding under a voter-approved constitutional amendment aimed at land and water conservation.
Students Complain After Classmate Said 'God Bless America' During Morning AnnouncementsNorth Florida high school gets warning from atheist group after student concludes morning announcements by saying "God bless America."
Group Seeks To Intervene In Gay Marriage LawsuitsThe original group that successfully pushed Florida's constitutional amendment banning gay marriage said Wednesday that it will intervene in two lawsuits filed by gay couples challenging the law.
Constitution Wins Florida Derby Javier Castellano saw a couple horses in front of him and thought about steering Constitution to the outside in an effort to pass everyone.
Legislature Bans Rapists From Custody RightsFlorida lawmakers sent a bill to Governor Rick Scott’s desk Monday that would prohibit a convicted rapist from having any custody rights if the rape results in a child.
Obama Prepping For Key SOTU AddressPresident Barack Obama continued to put the finishing touches on his State of the Union address Tuesday just hours before he’s scheduled to deliver what Real Clear Politics said would be a speech where Obama would “throw down the gauntlet to Congress.”
Voters Reject Most Florida AmendmentsMuch of the lengthy ballot in Florida was due to multiple state constitutional amendments that each required at least 60 percent support from voters to become law. The high threshold makes it nearly impossible for most initiatives to pass.
Popular Vote/Electoral Vote Split Possible In 2012With multiple states in play and an extremely small margin separating the candidates nationally, it’s possible that the 2012 election could see one candidate win the popular vote and another win the Electoral College and ultimately the presidency.
Understanding The Florida AmendmentsThe 2012 ballot will be one to remember across the state of Florida. The ballot is the longest in Miami-Dade history and much of the ballot is taken up with 11 constitutional amendments written in legalese that can confuse even the most well-informed voters.
Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To FollowThe Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.
Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme CourtPresident Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn't have had a worse week.
Supreme Court Begins Hearing Fla. Challenge To Health Care LawThe U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments Monday morning from a group of states led by Florida arguing that President Barack Obama’s signature achievement, health care reform, is unconstitutional.
Court Ponders If Miami-Dade Drug Dog’s Sniff ConstitutionalThe case of the Miami-Dade police dog closely watched by law enforcement nationwide will have its time in court. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a the South Florida police dog's sniff outside the front door of a house with a marijuana growing operation is an illegal search.
Florida Health Care Fight Hits Supreme Court March 26The state of Florida will take its case against President Barack Obama’s health care reform law before the Supreme Court from March 26th through March 28th.