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Gov. Crist appoints Rep. Ronald Brisé and Jacksonville council member Arthur Graham to the Public Service Commission

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2010

On July 15, 2010, Gov Crist appointed two African-Americans to fill vacancies on the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC

Florida's unemployment rate rose to a record level of 11.9 percent in January 2010

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2010

In January 2010, Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate climbed to 11.9 percent

Public Service Commission reorganization continues to move in the House but faces Senate opposition

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2010

On April 9, 2010, the House Full Appropriations Council passed HB 7209, Rep. Steve Precourt's (R-Orlando) proposal to restructure the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC

State candidates release second quarter campaign finance reports and begin to collect public matching funds

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2010

Campaign finance reports covering the period ending July 16, 2010, showed that CFO Sink's campaign for governor has raised more in contributions than any other campaign for state office

Broward County commissioner and other officials arrested for fraud and money laundering

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2009

On September 23, 2009, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Jeffrey H. Sloman announced the arrest of one Broward County commissioner, one Broward school board member, one former Miramar City commissioner, and two others in a corruption sting involving fraud, extortion, money laundering, and bribery

Gov. Scott orders review of taxpayer-funded hospital districts

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2011

Gov Scott established the Commission on Review of Taxpayer Funded Hospital Districts on Wednesday to make recommendations on the role of hospital districts

Two candidates for Florida Speaker of the House drop out, leaving Rep. Richard Corcoran as the likely Speaker for the 2017 2018 biennium

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2011

The candidate pool for Speaker of the House in 2017 2018 narrowed by two on February 2, 2011, as Reps. Gaetz and Albritton withdrew from the race

Community-based care liability bill moves ahead in the House

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2011

Last Monday, H.B. 1019, by Rep. Scott Plakon, passed the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee after significant pushback from children's advocates and trial attorneys

Utility regulation: Senate committee passes Public Service Committee ethics legislation; joint committee seeks applicants for public counsel

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 8 2010

On February 2, 2010, the Senate Committee on Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities passed legislation that would bar Public Service Committee (PSC) staff members from engaging in ex parte discussions of issues before the PSC and impose a broad two-year lobbying ban on former commissioners and staff members

Legislature: Senate President Atwater recommends a December special legislative session on rail transportation

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2009

After an October 19, 2009, meeting with federal officials, Florida Senate President Jeff Atwater (R-North Palm Beach) recommended that the legislature convene a special session in December to address passenger rail issues