Gerrymandering won’t end with Supreme Court decision

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(July 9– Just after the publication of this article,  The Florida Supreme Court ordered eight districts redrawn) By CARL P. LEUBSDORF The Supreme Court’s decision to allow a redistricting commission set up by Arizona voters holds the potential of reducing the

League Supports Solar Ballot Initiative

Florida Solar Power

League Supports Solar Ballot Initiative…Please Help! Dear League Members, At our Convention in Delray Beach this past May, the League of Women Voters of Florida voted unanimously to support the proposed “Solar Choice” Amendment to the Florida Constitution. Now is

URGENT ACTION! MAKE YOUR CALLS IN SUPPORT OF HEALTH CARE EXPANSION

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URGENT ACTION!  The House discussed the amended Senate bill this morning (FHIX 2.0), presented and defended by the AWESOME Mia L. Jones (D, Jacksonville)! Her articulate, knowledgeable, measured presentation and responses were nothing short of remarkable.  Following hours of questions, Rep. Williams pulled

Land Acquisition Trust Fund Letter

Click here to tell the Legislature what to do with Amendment 1 dollars.

Land Acquisition Trust Fund Letter to Florida’s Legislators Attn:   Florida State Senate Florida House of RepresentativesFrom: League of Women Voters of Florida, Convention AssemblyDear Honorable Legislators, On your first day in office, you swore to protect and defend the Constitution

On-Line Voter Registration Supervisor of Elections Thank you

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Supervisor of Elections—  THANK YOU You probably have heard by now that the On-Line Voter Registration Application legislation passed in both Chambers and will be headed to the Governor’s desk within the next 10 days. Rather than taking Action by

Uninsured deserve lawmakers’ compassion: My Word

Joel C. Hunter, Senior Pastor of Northland, A Church Distributed, in Longwood

Uninsured deserve lawmakers’ compassion: My Word As a pastor of a Central Florida church, I hear daily from many of those I serve about the problemsthey face. But few stories are more moving and demanding of compassion than those of

Senator Simmons Details Next Healthcare Steps

PRESS RELEASE Senate Rules Committee Chair David Simmons, whose committee will decide the next move in the bid to get health care coverage for low-income Floridians, said Wednesday that his is looking forward to passage of a bill that will

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