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Capitol Report for Week Ending December 4, 2015

December 7, 2015

The Florida legislature continues to prepare for the 2016 legislative session holding a final week of committee meetings. Also this week, the Florida Supreme Court upheld Circuit Judge Terry Lewis’s decision in favor of a congressional district map submitted by Common Cause Florida and the League of Women Voters of Florida. The Supreme Court’s decision means the Common Cause/League of Women Voter’s map is now the new congressional district map for Florida, barring any successful future legal challenges.

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Capitol Report for Week Ending November 20, 2015

November 23, 2015

Update on our redistricting litigation, including news regarding submission of 6 Senate Plans to the Circuit Court and a hearing in the Florida Supreme Court in the Congressional Case. Also, news on movement of Common Cause ethics and elections issues in the Legislative interim committees.

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