LWVF In The News

June 2014

Pitiful showing for legislative elections proves the case that districts were rigged

June 23, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

Florida districting trial exposes political dirty laundry

June 23, 2014

Miami Herald

Fair District amendments make impact

June 18, 2014

The Ledger

Fla. congressional map legality awaits decision

June 17, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Jean Robinson: legislative maps and attitudes reduce representation

June 16, 2014

Gainesville Sun

School voucher expansion faces stiff opposition

June 16, 2014

Bradenton Herald

Parent, teacher groups urge Scott to veto voucher bill

June 13, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

Early ‘verdict’ on redistricting

June 6, 2014

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Political districting trial in Florida awaits judge’s ruling

June 5, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Court battle over congressional districts wraps up

June 4, 2014

WTSP

Tonyaa Weathersbee: Hype is the only difference between charter and public schools

June 4, 2014

Florida Times-Union

Fraudulent email account tied to maps submitted during redistricting

June 4, 2014

Orlando Weekly

Were districts drawn to favor politicians? Redistricting trial coming to a close

June 3, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal

Gerrymandering lawsuit could affect 2014 Congressional races

June 1, 2014

Newsmax

Map drawer denies he met with national GOP

June 1, 2014

The Ledger

 

May 2014

Charter school group fires back at critical League of Women Voters study

May 31, 2014

Palm Beach Post

Posada, the mystery map drawer, talks, apologizes and denies

May 30, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

Florida may be forced to redraw political districts before midterms

May 30, 2014

Washington Post

Study criticizes Florida charter schools

May 30, 2014

Orlando Sentinel

Fla. League of Women Voters releases startling charter school study

May 29, 2014

Jackson Free Press

Florida League of Women Voters blasts charter school movement

May 29, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

League of Women Voters blasts charter schools

May 29, 2014

Palm Beach Post

Florida GOP aide admits his redistricting maps were submitted to Legislature

May 28, 2014

Naples News

LWV releases detailed analysis of Florida charter

May 28, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Voting groups can use GOP operative’s documents in lawsuit

May 27, 2014

CBS Miami

What are the stakes in Florida’s redistricting lawsuit?

May 27, 2014

WJCT News

Cal Tech scientist:  Florida’s congressional map is ‘partisan gerrymander’

May 27, 2014

Orlando Sentinel

GOP staffer drew maps turned in to lawmakers

May 23, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Redistricting challengers as Supreme Court for emergency ruling over secret docs

May 23, 2014

Miami Herald

Appeals court agrees to shield documents in Florida redistricting trial

May 22, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

Fla. Sen. President: No secret meetings while drawing state political lines

May 21, 2014

Naples Daily News

Deleted emails and private meetings focus of trial

May 20, 2014

Jackson County Floridan

Scott, Legislature strongly defend blind trust law

May 19, 2014

Miami Herald

Redistricting fight goes to trial

May 19, 2014

Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

Political battle in Florida over redistricting goes to court

May 19, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Florida GOP’s congressional maps go on trial

May 19, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa Bay

Florida congressional-redistricting maps go on trial

May 18, 2014

Orlando Sentinel

Get your geek on: Florida’s redistricting trial could hinge on (gasp!) statistics

May 17, 2014

Orlando Sentinel

Republicans mount last-ditch effort to keep secret docs out of redistricting case

May 15, 2014

Miami Herald

Suit seeks to remove cloak of blind trusts, compel Gov. Scott and other candidates to divulge all finances

May 15, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Constitutional challenge targets Gov. Rick Scott’s use of blind trust law

May 15, 2014

Miami Herald

Court fight over new political maps kicks off

May 9, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Sunday’s Lead Letter: Charter schools have little visibility

May 2, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Study examines the effectiveness of Florida charter schools

May 1, 2014

WJCT News

 

April 2014

Voucher expansion draws opposition

April 25, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Florida ethics bill pulled after criticism

April 23, 2014

WPEC

Plan to increase use of vouchers revived in Florida senate

April 22, 2014

The Ledger

Bay County native honored at Capitol Gala

April 22, 2014

The News Herald

Jean Robinson: Put money into improving public schools, not private ones

April 13, 2014

The Gainesville Sun

With recent pregnancy discrimination ruling, will Fla. legislature take next step?

April 18, 2014

WFSU

Immigration reform raised at Florida Capitol

April 10, 2014

WCTV

Florida’s voter problems are fixed, Scott says

April 9, 2014

Bradenton Herald

New report faults Fla. voting system, but state says its problems have been fixed

April 8, 2014

Miami Herald

Florida: League of Women Voters finds charters do not improve achievement

April 7, 2014

Diane Ravitch’s blog

Capitol Report: 04-02-2014

April 3, 2014

WFSU

Florida, reverse course on health care for the poor, accept Medicaid expansion

April 3, 2014

Bradenton Herald

Appeals court: Florida’s voter purge violated federal law

April 2, 2014

Miami Herald

Column: Charter schools fail to boost achievement

April 1, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

Locals testify on Florida’s voting problems

April 1, 2014

WGCU News

March 2014

Medicaid Expansion: Healthcare for poor Floridians

March 11, 2014

The Ledger

Orange voters may be asked to change charter this summer

March 10, 2014

Orlando Sentinel

Latvala’s bill restricting Pinellas absentee voting inches forward

March 10, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

Latvala pushes to restrict absentee voting in Pinellas

March 10, 2014

Miami Herald

Is a showdown looming over voucher expansion bill?

March 7, 2014

Miami Herald

Fla. GOP Senator pushes for Medicaid expansion

March 7, 2014

South Florida Times

In party-lines vote, House panel approves proposed voucher expansion

March 6, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

League of Women Voters rallies for Medicaid expansion

March 5, 2014

The Florida Current

Sen. Garcia says House should get on board with Medicaid expansion

March 5, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

A year later, Florida Medicaid expansion seems a distant memory

March 5, 2014

Orlando Sentinel

February 2014

Florida Medicaid expansion losing steam

February 28, 2014

CBS Miami

SunRail may help create urban “villages,” advocates say

February 27, 2014

Orlando Sentinel

Senator Soto, DEP trade letters over Everglades oil drilling concerns

February 25, 2014

The Florida Current

League focuses on St. John’s River health

February 25, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Poor Floridians fall into Medicaid expansion gap

February 23, 2014

The Washington Times

League of Women Voters in Florida studying charter schools

February 12, 2014

Diane Ravitch’s blog

Opinion says educational building at UF can’t be used for early voting

February 12, 2014

WTXL.com

Five from Brevard honored as “Women of Action”

February 8, 2014

Florida Today

Civic groups renew call for restoration of felon voting rights

February 7, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach New Times

State blocks use of UF student union as early voting center

February 6, 2014

Tampa Bay Times

League of Women Voters urges Floridians to study medical marijuana issue

February 4, 2014

Orlando Sentinel

Despite worries over not growing Medicaid, issue stays on Florida’s back burner

February 1, 2014

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

January 2013

 

Florida’s new conservation amendment: a chance to make a difference

January 31, 2014

CaptivaCurrent.com

Kathe Thompson, 72, preparing for walk from LA to DC

January 31, 2014

WPBF.com

League of Women Voters to Host Hatchery Workshops

January 29, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Voting Rights Changes Would Not Impact Florida

January 24, 2014

NorthEscambia.com

Decision Not to Expand Medicaid Could Cost Florida Businesses $253 million

January 22, 2014

Ocala Star Banner

League of Women Voters Talk Charter School Oversight

January 21, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Florida Lawmakers and the Thwarted Will of the People

January 13, 2014

Governing

December 2013

League of Women Voters says thanks

December 31, 2013

Ft. Myers Beach Observer

Business: ‘Hidden History’ topic of meeting

December 30, 2013

News-Press.com

The 25 most powerful people in Central Florida

December 28, 2013

Orlando Sentinel

Residents rally to protect bears by opposing land sale

December 28, 2013

St. Augustine Record

Speaker denies House broke law

December 26, 2013

Daily Record

Email Insights: Florida media gets holiday “miracle,” a thank you from LWVF

December 23, 2013

Sunshine State News

Politicians admit in court destroying redistricting records

December 20, 2013

Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

A case of dubious document destruction in Florida redistricting challenge

December 20, 2013

Bradenton Herald

Fact-checking voting laws: A year-end report

December 19, 2013

PolitiFact.com

Legislators tossed records related to redistricting

December 19, 2013

WUSF News

Filings suggest redistricting records were trashed

December 19, 2013

Sunshine State News

Florida legislature says in court filings it discarded records related to redistricting

December 18, 2013

Daily Journal

Florida legislators say they destroyed redistricting docs

December 18, 2013

Bradenton Herald

Oops! Lawmakers destroyed redistricting records

December 18, 2013

Orlando Sentinel

Legislators destroyed documents during redistricting case

December 18, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

Legislature says redistricting records were legally destroyed

December 18, 2013

The Florida Times-Union

Fla. threw away records related to redistricting

December 18, 2013

WPEC

Health, education and city funds top requests to Polk legislative delegation

December 16, 2013

The Ledger

In historic ruling, Florida Supreme Court says lawmakers can testify in redistricting case

December 14, 2013

St. Augustine Record

Supreme Court: Lawmakers must testify on redistricting maps

December 13, 2013

News Herald

Florida Supreme Court rejects Republican leaders’ bid for shield redistricting cases

December 13, 2013

Palm Beach Post

Supreme Court: Lawmakers must testify on new maps

December 13, 2013

WINK News

Supreme Court: Legislature must testify in redistricting case

December 13, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

Florida Supreme Court rules lawmakers must testify in redistricting case

December 13, 2013

Miami Herald

Pinellas Supervisor of Elections says she’ll ignore state order on absentee ballot drop-off sites

December 3, 2013

Tamp Bay Times

Guest Column: League of Women Voters calls for Medicaid expansion in Florida

December 3, 2013

NaplesNews.com

New state rules on absentee ballots not a factor in Marion

December 2, 2013

Ocala Star Banner

November 2013

State’s absentee order irks Volusia election official

November 26, 2013

Daytona Beach News-Journal

New absentee ballot rules limit drop-off locations

November 26, 2013

MyFoxOrlando.com

Florida’s illegal-voter review remains stuck in neutral

November 23, 2013

Orlando Sentinel

Climate Change Hot Topic in Tri-County

November 21, 2013

South Florida Times

Panelists: No simple way to pay for indigent health care in Manatee

November 19, 2013

Bradenton Herald

State Attorney: ‘No Voter Fraud’ in Sopchoppy City Elections

November 19, 2013

WCTV.tv

Florida striking out on Medicaid

November 18, 2013

Orlando Sentinel

League waging effort to stop attacks on rights of voters

November 17, 2013

Gainesville Sun

Time for Florida to put residents’ health, jobs first

November 12, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

New Campaign Finance Laws Take Effect Today in Florida

November 1, 2013

NorthEscambia.com

October 2013

Homeland Security warned that the SAVE database is not foolproof way to verify the voter rolls, LWV says

October 30, 2013

Politifact.com

Immigration lawyer is LWV Speaker

October 29, 2013

StAugustine.com

Judge Nominees Don’t Get Past Florida Governor

October 28, 2013

Miami Herald

Gov. Rick Scott often rejects Florida Bar’s lists of lawyers to nominate judges

October 28, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

One year strong, League of Women Voters hosts Raschein

October 26, 2013

KeysNews.com

Florida’s League of Women Voters urges state to join Ohio in expanding Medicaid

October 26, 2013

Miami Herald

Putting a face on “The Forgotten”

October 24, 2013

Health News Florida

Say yes to Common Core

October 20, 2013

Sun Sentinel

For post-shutdown reform ideas, many look to California

October 18, 2013

Los Angeles Times

Florida must be accurate this time on check of voter eligibility

October 16, 2013

Bradenton Herald

Redistricting lawsuit: GOP political firm won’t have to turn over additional documents

October 16, 2013

Florida Times-Union

The business case for expanding Medicaid

October 13, 2013

The Tampa Tribune

Contribution rules are changing – but not GOP dominance

October 12, 2013

Orlando Sentinel

League of Women Voters Slams Purge Proposal

October 12, 2013

The Bradenton Times

An invitation to learn about Florida’s sunshine laws

October 11, 2013

Daytona Beach News-Journal

A chihuahua on a hunting expedition: League of Women Voters’ take down of Scott’s upcoming purge

October 10, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

League of Women Voters slams Scott’s next purge of non-citizens

October 10, 2013

Miami Herald

League of Women Voters Slams Detzner’s “Project Integrity Tour”

October 10, 2013

WestOrlandoNews.com

League of Women Voters hosts Affordable Care Act Panel

October 10, 2013

WMFE.org (90.7 News)

Thursday’s letters to the editor: Let Supervisors do their jobs

October 10, 2013

Tallahassee Democrat

Thursday’s letters: Voting Fairness

October 10, 2013

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Florida has learned from past voter purges, Secretary of State says

October 8, 2013

Sarasota Herald Tribune

League of Women Voters says don’t duck the test

October 6, 2013

Gainesville Sun

League is about more than voting

October 6, 2013

Gainesville Sun

Reviewing Voter Rolls

October 3, 2013

WCTV.com

Supporters of expanding Medicaid rally in St. Petersburg

October 1, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

ACA gets off to a bumpy start in Florida

October 1, 2013

The Florida Current

Coalition led by League of Women Voters, Florida Nurses, urge lawmakers to accept $51 billion in Medicaid funds

October 1, 2013

SaintPetersBlog.com

League of Women Voters to hold presser today on Florida Medicaid expansion in St. Pete

October 1, 2013

SaintPetersBlog.com

Making it harder to vote is the real crime

October 1, 2013

Orlando Sentinel

September 2013

Editorial: Callous Legislature denies health coverage to 1 million Floridians

September 30, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

The week ahead for Sept. 30 to Oct. 5, 2013

September 30, 2013

The Florida Current

Florida Medicaid Expansion: Physical, Financial Sense

September 25, 2013

The Ledger

RPOF operative won’t have to turn over communications in redistricting

September 24, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

Editorial: Expand Medicaid

September 24, 2013

The Ocala Star Banner

9 Investigates Gov. Rick Scott and the casino gambling issue

September 23, 2014

WFTV.com

‘Flashpoint’ discusses ‘Florida Forever’ program

September 23, 2013

ClickOrlando.com

Expand Medicaid in Florida

September 23, 2013

Sarasota Herald Tribune

Tampa business leaders back Medicaid expansion

September 18, 2013

Tampa Tribune

Tampa Chamber, TGH and others still pushing for Medicaid expansion

September 17, 2013

Tampa Bay Times

Women Voters and business groups urge another look at Medicaid expansion

September 17, 2013

Palm Beach Post

Business leaders push for Medicaid expansion

September 17, 2013

Health News Florida

Florida League of Women Voters say Medicaid expansion makes “good business sense”

September 17, 2013

SaintPetersBlog.com

LWVF and area businesses call on state to take federal Medicaid funding

September 17, 2013

The Bradenton Times

Florida’s League of Women Voters and Tampa Chamber of Commerce continue to push for Medicaid expansion

September 17, 2013

Creative Loafing Tampa Bay

League of Women Voters teams with Tampa Chamber on behalf of ACA

September 17, 2013

The Florida Current

FL now in minority on Medicaid

September 17, 2013

Health News Florida

Florida Supreme Court hears arguments on legislative privilege in redistricting case

September 16, 2013

Miami Herald

Justices to decide whether lawmakers must talk about redistricting

September 16, 2013

The Palm Beach Post

Lawyers in voter-redistricting suit make their case to the Florida Supreme Court

September 16, 2013

The Florida Times-Union

Legislators skirt fair districts law

September 16, 2013

The Ledger

Florida Justices Hear Arguments in Redistricting Case

September 16, 2013

WGCU NPR News

Supreme Court to decide whether legislators have to testify

September 16, 2013

The Florida Current

Under the veil of ‘legislative privilege’

September 15, 2013

Miami Herald

Jean Robinson: Amendment would restore funding for land conservation

September 15, 2013

The Gainesville Sun

LWV Program looks at county charter government

September 13, 2013

The Bradenton Times

League of Women Voters on Water

September 12, 2013

MyFoxOrlando.com

Elections supervisors in Florida skeptical of renewed purge efforts

September 12, 2013

The News Press

LWV has petition effort on Florida Water and Land Conservation Amendment

September 12, 2013

Villages-News.com

Group Says Bill Aiming to Strengthen Fla. ‘Motor Voter’ Law Is Step in Right Direction

September 10, 2013

WFSU

League of Women Voters promotes more green space

September 3, 2013

Florida Today

Lawmaker files bill aimed at ending Common Core in Florida

September 2, 2013

The Ledger

August 2013

Common Core gets the support of Florida League of Women Voters

August 29, 2013

Sunshine State News

Local Groups Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2013

WCTV.tv

Elections supervisor ready for voter roll purge of noncitizens

August 24, 2013

The News Herald

Advocacy groups come together to celebrate the ratification of the 19th amendment

August 24, 2013

Tallahassee Democrat

Judge hears redistricting dispute

August 22, 2013

The Florida Current

Judge to redistricting foes: get the lead out

August 22, 2013

Orlando Sentinel

Elizabeth Ricci: Trips offer special way to connect to Cuba

August 19, 2013

Tallahassee Democrat

My Word: Good for animals, good for people

August 18, 2013

Orlando Sentinel

Voter Suppression alleged in election won by 1 vote in Fla. town known for worm festival

August 8, 2013

Washington Post

Voting Rights Takes Center Stage

August 1, 2013

South Florida Times

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