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FL Sen. Jack Latvala defends new Senate redistricting map proposals listen

11/30/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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He’s a moderate Republican, but State Senator Jack Latvala says he’s anything but liberal. He was the keynote speaker at today’s Suncoast Tiger Bay Club, and the newly proposed Senate redistricting maps may have him scouting Pinellas County for a new district.

About a decade ago Latvala termed out of the state senate, and in the 2010 midterm elections became the first politician to go back for new seat after doing so. He said tha...

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Voting rights groups file suit against Amendment 7 listen

05/24/10 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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It was only a matter of time before litigation was filed against the controversial redistricting amendment pushed through by GOP legislators in the final hours of the 2010 session. Last Friday, the League of Women Voters along with the NAACP and Democracia Ahora did just that.

The groups filed suit to have [Amendment 7](,_Amendm...


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