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.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Congressional DistrictsA bitterly divided Florida Supreme Court threw out eight congressional districts Thursday in a long-awaited ruling, ordering the Legislature to redraw the lines within the next 100 days.
Lingering Issues Raise Possibility Of Another SessionOfficially, as of Tuesday, there will be 85 days left until the Legislature returns to the Capitol for committee meetings and 203 days left until the 2016 legislative session begins. But even as a special session to deal with the state budget finally came to an end Friday, there were questions about whether another session might become necessary this year.
Records Show Broad Effort To Funnel Maps Through Public The Florida Supreme Court released records Tuesday that gave more insight into an alleged plan by Republican political consultants to funnel maps through the public.
Court Keeps Arguments Over Redistricting Docs Open Florida Supreme Court officials announced Thursday oral arguments about whether a Republican consulting firm's records should have been used in a recent redistricting trial will not be closed the public.
Florida: Hold 2015 Special Election For CongressFlorida's top election official is recommending that the state hold special elections for Congress next year, even though that may violate federal law.
Florida Legislature To Keep Map Changes Simple Florida Legislators returning to the state Capitol are facing the task of redrawing the state's 27 congressional districts.
Florida Judge Must Decide Whether To Delay Map Fix A Florida judge is holding a hearing Thursday to decide when the state’s congressional districts will be redrawn.
GOP Leaders Want To Redraw Districts After Fall Elections Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday they do not plan to appeal a judge's ruling that struck down Florida's congressional map but want lawmakers to be able to redraw the disputed districts after this fall's elections.
Judge Rules Florida Legislature Broke Law On Maps A Florida judge ordered congressional districts to be redrawn after ruling that the Florida Legislature illegally drew them.
Former House Speaker To Fla.: "Reimburse Me"Former House Speaker Ray Sansom is suing the state, saying he should be reimbursed for the costs of defending himself against corruption charges that were eventually dropped.
Fla. Republican Chairman Embroiled In Criminal ChargesEven as embattled Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer fights criminal charges related to his former tenure, he is also suing two law firms in connection with his downfall as the party's leader.
Broward, Other Counties See Setback In Judge's Hotel Tax RulingBroward county and other Florida companies who were hoping for a windfall in hotel taxes from online travel companies may be out a luck. A Judge in Tallahassee has ruled that while the companies owe the counties taxes. they must be based on their discounted rates, meaning government will get less.