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Part of a Florida elections law is blocked for violating the Equal Protection Clause, according to a judge

A Florida elections law restricted voter registration groups, like preventing non-U.S. citizens from collecting voter registrations.
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UF appeals a decision that it must pay attorney fees for violating professors’ First Amendment rights

The University of Florida on Tuesday appealed a judge’s ruling that would require it to pay more than $372,000 in legal fees.
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The Scoop: Thurs., September 28, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Progress Village’s solar progress Progress Village, in Eastern Hillsborough County, is claiming the title of the first Black community in Florida to adopt a solar microgrid. A coalition of community leaders met yesterday at Simmon’s-Bowers...
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DeSantis signs new Florida elections laws; he can run for president without resigning

As he entered the 2024 race for the White House, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed a major elections bill that places additional restrictions on voter registration groups and helps clear the way for him...
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Court urged to hear Florida elections law fight

Voting rights groups want a full federal appeals court to take up a fight about whether a 2021 Florida elections law made changes that discriminated against Black voters.
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Election law changes may be coming

Florida’s Election head says it’s likely that more election law changes are coming. The reason is because of new representatives arriving.
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A judge sides with the state in a Florida elections law dispute

A federal judge rejects a request by the Florida Democratic Party to block part of a new elections law involving county canvassing boards.
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Democrats seek to block part of Florida’s new elections law

A judge will hear arguments in a challenge by the Florida Democratic Party to part of a new elections law dealing with canvassing boards.

Radioactivity Thursday: GOP controlled Senate moves to limit Florida’s mail-in voting

February 18, 2021 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity.  I’m Rob Lorei. There is a bill in Tallahassee (SB 90) that would make it harder to vote by mail – if it passes. As the Tampa...

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