Friday, August 21, 2015

Breaking: Legislature's special session comes to an end with no redistricting agreement

Posted By on Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 12:17 PM

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This just in from the News Service of Florida:

A special legislative session to redraw congressional districts collapsed Friday as the House and Senate could not reach agreement on a map. The Senate sought to extend the session until 6 p.m. Tuesday to negotiate, but the House declined to go along. The special session started Aug. 10 and was scheduled to last until noon Friday. The Senate adjourned at 11:59 a.m., and the House followed two minutes later. The collapse likely means that a court will decide the shape of congressional districts. The News Service will have a full report later Friday.

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