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  • Miami judge upholds ‘Fair Districts’ amendment

     
    By Anthony Man MIAMI – A federal judge ruled Friday that the voter-approved reform to the way Florida draws its congressional districts doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro issued her decision after hearing...
  • Fair Districts backers to Cannon: Drop the taxpayer-funded lawsuit

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida NAACP, League of Women Voters and other groups defending new voter-approved redistricting standards are urging House Speaker Dean Cannon to drop out of the legal fight now that a federal judge has ruled against him....
  • Cannon: House will appeal Fair Districts ruling

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite public criticism over using tax dollars to fight a publicly supported redistricting reform, House Speaker Dean Cannon said Thursday the House will appeal a U.S. district judge's ruling upholding Amendment 6, which imposed new...
  • Obama lands, shakes hands, goes where the money is

     
    Scott Powers reports from Orlando International Airport that President Barack Obama touched down on Air Force One at 5 p.m. He was greet by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and veteran Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown of Jacksonville. Dyer was to give him a...
  • How Senate redistricting proposals would affect Seminole

     
    Mike Ertel, the ever-helpful elections supervisor in Seminole County, has looked at the proposed congressional and Senate redistricting maps put out today by the Senate Reapportionment Committee and produced a quick look at how his home county would be...
  • Senate congressional map has big – and not-so-big- changes

     
    The Florida Senate's Reapportionment Committee released its long-awaited maps drawing new districts for the state Senate and adding two congressional seats to Florida's existing 25.  Eyeballing the congressional maps (available here), there are some major...
  • Adams, Brown, Mica, Nugent, Posey, Webster – What have they done?

     
    Sunday's column focused on all six of Central Florida's Congressional reps in the U.S. House. My question for them: ”What have you accomplished this year?” No what you wanted to accomplished, wished you'd accomplished or tried to accomplish....
  • House advances three congressional maps

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A House committee advanced three options for new congressional maps Monday that would create a new Hispanic-leaning seat in Central Florida and make the statewide playing field slightly more Democratic. The maps (named House...
  • Senate advances congressional maps amid sudden Democratic engagement

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate Reapportionment Committee advanced a congressional and legislative re-drawing Wednesday that would create a new Orlando-area Hispanic congressional seat and preserves three African-American districts. The 21-5 vote came...
  • League of Women Voters, Democratic Party, draw new redistricting maps — then withdraw them

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Groups that backed the Fair Districts anti-gerrymandering reforms passed last year — the League of Women Voters, Democracia, Common Cause and the Florida Democratic Party — have crafted new congressional and state Senate...
  • VA chief to visit troubled Orlando hospital, lawmaker says

     
    WASHINGTON — VA Secretary Eric Shinseki told U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown today that he soon would visit Orlando’s incoming VA Medical Center, which is expected to miss its planned October opening because of design and construction problems. Brown,...