Plaintiffs Back Off Changes To Tampa-Area DistrictsA coalition of voting-rights organizations has withdrawn two state Senate redistricting proposals it had submitted to a Leon County judge, virtually ensuring that at least one district will cross Tampa Bay when the legal fight ends.
Supreme Court To Consider Changes To Florida's Political MapFlorida's Supreme Court will again take up the issue of the state's congressional districts.
Districts Drawn By Voting-Rights Groups Go To Supreme CourtIn a ruling that could reshape the state's political landscape, a Leon County judge recommended Friday that the Florida Supreme Court adopt congressional districts proposed by a coalition of voting-rights groups.
Voting-Rights Groups Slam Proposed South Florida DistrictA pair of voting-rights groups whose lawsuit led to the state's current congressional districts being struck down by the Florida Supreme Court say that a new proposal appears to be tilted to favor a Republican congressman in South Florida.
League Of Women Voters Targets Campus Gun Bills The League of Women Voters of Florida are starting a coalition to fight bills allowing people to carry concealed weapons while on a college or university campus.
Voting-Rights Groups Want Districts Drawn In PublicTwo voting-rights organizations that led the legal battle against congressional districts later found to be unconstitutional called Monday for a new map to be drawn in public --- a demand swiftly rejected by legislative leaders.
No Clear Roadmap Yet On Senate DistrictsAfter reaching an agreement this week with voting-rights groups, Florida lawmakers face the chore of going into special session in October to redraw Senate districts.
Senate Redistricting Battle LoomsAs the battle over Florida's political boundaries looms, the Florida Supreme Court is set to make a decision on the disputed congressional districts.
Florida Groups To Back Feds In 'LIP' LawsuitSome Florida groups have come to the defense of the Obama administration in a lawsuit filed by Florida Governor Rick Scott over a health-care battle.
2014 Roundup: A Year Of Change And StabilityIn some ways, the state of Florida has remained remarkably stable over the past year.
Coalition Wants Supreme Court To Hear Map Case A coalition that challenged Florida's congressional districts is asking the state's Supreme Court to hear their case.
Florida Judge Approves New Map, Allows Elections To Go Forward A Leon County judge upheld a second draft of the state's congressional districts in a decision issued Friday, but shelved the new map until after the November elections.
Plans For Special Session Take ShapeLegislative 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.