Governor Scott Declares State of Emergency in all Florida Counties as Tropical Storm Erica Approaches

Florida Senate Wants Another Chance at Redistricting Last week we reported that the special session to redraw congressional district maps had failed, because the legislature was unable to agree upon a new map by the August 21st deadline. On Tuesday, Circuit Judge Terry Lewis held a hearing to discuss the events of the special session Read more about Governor Scott Declares State of Emergency in all Florida Counties as Tropical Storm Erica Approaches[…]

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Special Session Over Congressional District Maps Collapses

Today is the final day of the 2015 Special Session B, which called upon the legislature to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts, which were deemed unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court. Yesterday, the Florida House and Florida Senate had two different maps which needed to be identical by the scheduled end of the special session Read more about Special Session Over Congressional District Maps Collapses[…]