In a ruling released late Thursday, Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis blasted the Republican establishment that created Florida's congressional map, saying they "made a mockery" of transparency, allowed for "improper partisan intent" and he ordered that two of the state's 27 districts drawn in 2012 violate the Fair District standards.
NOTE: One of the most damning actions of the Republican-controlled State Legislature is their refusal to accept more than $51 billion in FREE federal funds to provide health coverage to poor Floridians. This commentary itemizes the lives and livelihoods lost. The best way to turn this around: elect more progressive, Democratic women.
The cost of inaction so far in Florida: