Category Archives: Florida Legislature

Posts about the Florida Legislature.

View the Florida Senate redistricting maps, courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel

The Orlando Sentinel has a great page showing the redistricting maps that will be voted by the Florida Senate this week. The Sentinel provides a comparison of the maps:An Orlando Sentinel analysis suggests the Republican-drawn maps for Senate seats and … Continue reading

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Would the first step in Higher Ed reform mean higher tuition for some majors?

The Florida Legislature is beginning another adventure into changing Florida’s community college and university system. The first step was a hearing of the House Education Committee with University of Florida president Bernie Machen and Florida State University president Eric Barron. … Continue reading

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The Florida Senate is ready to pass redistricting next week

Today the Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment passed proposed committee substitutes (PCSs) for Senate Bill 1174 and Senate Joint Resolution 1176, the state Senate and Congressional redistricting plans,with bipartisan support. According the the Tampa Bay Times: The committee voted 22-4 … Continue reading

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Legislature’s Day 1 Preview on PoHo

Today’s daily preview of the Florida Legislature agendas has been posted to Creative Loafing’s Political Whore. Check it out: http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/politicalwhore/2009/03/03/florida-legislatures-2009-session-day-1/

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