SETTLING IN: With blankets for their overnight vigil in the name of affirmative action, fellow Democrats Kendrick Meek, right, of Miami, and Tony Hill, of Jacksonville, occupy a couch in the lieutenant governor's office.
SETTLING IN: With blankets for their overnight vigil in the name of affirmative action, fellow Democrats Kendrick Meek, right, of Miami, and Tony Hill, of Jacksonville, occupy a couch in the lieutenant governor's office. MARK FOLEY AP
SETTLING IN: With blankets for their overnight vigil in the name of affirmative action, fellow Democrats Kendrick Meek, right, of Miami, and Tony Hill, of Jacksonville, occupy a couch in the lieutenant governor's office. MARK FOLEY AP

From the Herald archives: Rebuffed by governor, 2 lawmakers hold sit-in

January 19, 2000 4:02 PM