Saturday Jul 19
Sunshine State News
Weekly Roundup: It's All About the Appeal
House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz shocked Capitol insiders when they announced they would not appeal Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis' ruling last week striking down the Legislature's congressional map.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Times-Union to join other media asking judge to unseal records in redistricting controversy
The Florida Times-Union plans to join other media organizations requesting the Florida Supreme Court unseal evidence heard in a closed-door court session that preceded a Leon County's decision to declare Florida voting maps illegally drawn.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Palm Beach Post
Judge to consider next steps in Florida redistricting
The judge who threw out Florida's congressional map as unconstitutional has scheduled a hearing today aimed at determining what steps should be taken to revise the state's electoral boundaries.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Florida legislature won't appeal redistricting ruling
Last week the Florida Supreme Court found fault with districts held by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and U.S. Rep. Dan Webster.
The Orlando Sentinel
Legislature opts to re-draw Central Florida congressional map
The Florida Legislature 's Republican leaders said Tuesday they would re-draw two unconstitutional Orlando-area congressional districts provided the courts allowed the new map to take effect in 2016 instead of in this year's midterm elections.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Elections Morning Digest: Florida judge tosses congressional map, orders redraw
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Florida Ruling Is A Primer On Redistricting Chicanery
If you have some time over the weekend or need a break from the endless LeBron James coverage, you could peruse the highly readable opinion by a Florida judge who invalidated some of the redistricting efforts by the state's Republican Legislature.
House Democrats Have Mixed Reaction to Florida Redistricting Ruling
Democrats on Capitol Hill expressed mixed reactions Friday to a new court ruling that declared Florida's congressional map unconstitutional.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards
Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Talllahassee judge.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The mainstreaming of the "T" word
Such headlines were considered way beyond the pale back when Markos Moulitzas wrote his book called "American Taliban" and the liberal cognoscenti all called for the smelling salts.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
WPTV Local News
SunPass rates going up on most Fla. toll roads
A little more change will be drawn from SunPass users traveling Florida's Turnpike and most of the state's other toll roads starting at 1 a.m. Tuesday.