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Voters' groups want justices to draw congressional boundaries

Voters groups battling the Legislature over congressional district boundaries Thursday asked the Florida Supreme Court to take over the task.

The Florida League of Women Voters and allied organizations said justices should disregard the state Senate’s push for more time to resolve differences with the House. 111 more words


Senate throws Hail Mary in redistricting standoff with House

The Florida Senate threw a Hail Mary toward the House in a bid Thursday to allow lawmakers — and not a court — to draw the state’s congressional boundaries. 401 more words


Palm Beach County legislators, slam, defend sessions

Nine members of Palm Beach County’s 13-member legislative delegation took turns being gloomy and optimistic about this year’s mostly failed sessions on Wednesday at a breakfast gathering of the… 535 more words

What Will Western Montana Look Like Under the CSKT Compact?

Letter to the Editor by Verdell Jackson, former MT Senator

The Flathead Irrigation Project on the CSKT Reservation was built by the Federal Government to make the reservation productive. 520 more words

Proposed CSKT Compact

Community meets with lawmakers to discuss 2015 session

AUSTIN, Minn. – Dozens gathered at the Austin Public Library Tuesday to discuss the 2015 legislative session, including topics like education and housing. The event was hosted┬áby the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (CMAH). 279 more words

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Judge asks Supreme Court for roadmap on redistricting

After deadlocking on new congressional boundaries, the Florida House and Senate divided again Tuesday before a judge who said he will ask the state Supreme Court for help in settling the redistricting standoff. 155 more words


Skubick: Critics say Courser-Gamrat flap is smoke screen

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Before lawmakers left town last Wednesday night they created a special committee to possibly look into any wrong-doing charges aimed at Rep. 304 more words