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  • Our Congress picks, part 1: Editorial

    With Congress at rock-bottom approval ratings, and many of its members seemingly more interested in partisanship than problem solving, it would be tempting to recommend that voters simply clean house in the House in this year's election. But it's still...
  • Judge: State not on hook for legal fees of redistricting plaintiffs

    Judge: State not on hook for legal fees of redistricting plaintiffs
    TALLAHASSEE — A Leon County circuit judge said Thursday the state is not required to pay the attorneys' fees of voting-rights groups and individual voters who successfully challenged a 2012 congressional redistricting plan. Though Circuit Judge...
  • VA secretary commits to Lake Baldwin clinic

    Orlando's Lake Baldwin Veterans Affairs Clinic will be repurposed as a satellite clinic with its current services and perhaps some new ones as the new Orlando VA Medical Center phases into full operation at Lake Nona next year, officials announced...
  • Mica praises new VA secretary touring Orlando facilities

    Mica praises new VA secretary touring Orlando facilities
    With U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald touring Orlando’s veterans clinic in Baldwin Park and medical center at Lake Nona, U.S. Rep. John Mica said he’s hearing what needs to be said. At a press briefing Thursday morning after...
  • Redistricting case sent directly to Florida Supreme Court

    Redistricting case sent directly to Florida Supreme Court
    TALLAHASSEE -  A high-stakes legal battle about the constitutionality of the state's congressional districts should be fast-tracked to the Florida Supreme Court, a divided appeals court ruled Wednesday. Under the ruling, the 1st District Court of...
  • Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers

    Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district. Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
  • Chan Lowe: Congressional redistricting

    Chan Lowe: Congressional redistricting
    When you talk government and politics to the average citizen, his main concerns are, “How big will the city’s fireworks display be this year?” and “Why is there never a cop around when you need one?”   Words like “...
  • Local lawmakers have mixed response to Syria airstrikes

    Florida's U.S. senators expressed bipartisan support Tuesday for the U.S. airstrikes on the Islamic State in Syria, while the reaction of Central Florida's U.S. representatives was mixed. Sens. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, and Marco Rubio, a Republican, both...
  • Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails

    Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails
    In 21 states and the District of Columbia, private doctors can recommend medical marijuana, and Florida voters will be asked to consider having the Sunshine State join that group in a November ballot initiative, Amendment 2. But it would not apply to...
  • Judge orders new Florida congressional districts

    Judge orders new Florida congressional districts
    TALLAHASSEE — A judge on Friday gave the Legislature two weeks to redraw illegally gerrymandered congressional maps, throwing into question when Floridians will vote for their U.S. representatives. Leon Circuit Judge Terry Lewis also ordered state...
  • Rep. Corrine Brown attends trial, blasts redistricting lawsuit

    Rep. Corrine Brown attends trial, blasts redistricting lawsuit
    TALLAHASSEE  -- With her district essentially on trial in a Tallahassee courtroom, Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown ripped into a lawsuit brought by a coalition of voting-rights groups challenging the state's congressional districts. Brown, whose...