Leon County Circuit Court Judge Jackie Fulford today ruled against the state of Florida in a lawsuit filed by the Florida Education Association (FEA) challenging that state’s move to mandate employee contributions to state employee pensions.
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The AFL-CIO and the Florida Education Association are calling yesterday’s announcement that Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos removed state Sen. Mike Fasano from a committee chairmanship “a shame,” “sad” and “deplorable.”
Judge Terry Lewis today ruled that a proposed amendment to Florida’s constitution that would repeal a ban on taxpayer funding for religious institutions is deceptive and must be rewritten before it can appear on the state’s 2012 ballot.
Leon Circuit Judge Terry Lewis will hear a legal challenge to the ballot title and summary of the state’s “Religious Freedom” amendment today.
An effort by Florida legislators to direct more funds to religious institutions by amending the state constitution has incited a legal battle launched by groups all over the state.
The Florida Education Association filed a lawsuit this morning challenging mandatory contributions to state employee pensions, in what is likely “the first of several” legal challenges the union will bring against laws passed this year.