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"State of the Cities"
February 20, 2016 10:30 a.m.
Tryon Branch Library, 1200 Langley Ave
Escambia and Santa Rosa counties' mayors will discuss their cities' progress and problems in a "State of the Cities" report at the February meeting. Mayors of Century, Gulf Breese, Jay and Milton along with Keith Wilkins, Assistant City Administrator. All meetings are open to the public.
League in the News
HB455/SB 668 & SB 250 - Read More
Letter in support of the Sunshine Law - As an active participant and strong supporter of Florida's Sunshine Law, the League strongly opposes HB 1021 and SB 1220. Read more.
League Scores Historic Redistricting Victory - Senate admits it violated constitution, gerrymandered districts to be redrawn in time for 2016 elections. Read more...
League Applauds Florida Supreme Court Fair Districts Ruling "It has been a long hard battle against devious, political scheming, but today the Florida Supreme Court handed the people of Florida a total victory, forcing the redrawing of every one of the eight districts that we contested in the lawsuit," said Pamela Goodman, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, part of the coalition that filed suit to have the districts redrawn because of gerrymandering. Read more...
Stopping Partisan Gerrymandering and Protecting Independent Redistricting Commissions - Blog by Stephanie Drahan 06/30/2015
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a big victory for citizen-led democracy. In a 5-4 decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, the Court found that voters can st up independent redistricting commissions. Read more...
Supreme Court Upholds Key Provision of Affordable Care Act. Federal Tax - 06/25/2015 by Kelly Ceballos. Fedral Tax Subsidies Upheld in King v. Burwell Decision. Read more...
Florida Supreme Court oral argument on the League’s lawsuit on the Congressional Redistricting maps March 4, 2015. The League of Women Voters of Florida,etc., et al.v. Ken Detzner,et al. View video portal here...
Press Release LWV Florida - February 5, 2015 - Battle Over Voucher Program Back in Court Read more ...