TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Black congressman's district would be dismantled under a map Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis submitted to state lawmakers Wednesday ahead of a special session that was called after the governor vetoed maps sent to him by the GOP-dominated Legislature.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida House committee proposed a new congressional map on Friday in hopes of appeasing concerns Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has about the constitutionality of a Black congressman’s district while still trying to maintain a Black plurality district.
Several members of Congress are calling on states to address gaps in their funding for schools in the land grant university system that shortchange historically Black colleges and universities.
In a letter sent to governors, lieutenant governors and statehouse legislative leadership in 18 states on Wednesday, six Democratic members of the U.S.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court told Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday it will not answer his question on whether a Black congressman's district is unconstitutional, saying it's too complicated to simply answer in an advisory opinion.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For years, Democratic Rep. Al Lawson’s Florida district has stretched like a rubber band from Jacksonville to Tallahassee, scooping up as many Black voters as possible to comply with requirements that minority communities get grouped together so they can select their own leaders and flex their power in Washington.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — On the first day of Black History Month, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis asked the Florida Supreme Court if a Black congressman's district was unconstitutional. Democratic U.S.
BLY, Ore. (AP) — An army of firefighters labored in hot, dry and windy weather Tuesday to contain fires chewing through wilderness and burning homes across drought-stricken Western states already sweltering in the second heat wave of the year.