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Another Florida property insurance insolvency announced; Gov. Crist threatens to veto property insurance legislation

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

On April 7, 2010, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation declared Northern Capital Insurance Company, a Florida-based property insurer, to be "insolvent and in hazardous financial condition."

Trial court dismisses some charges against former House speaker Ray Sansom; House retains former prosecutor to conduct separate investigation

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2009

On October 5, 2009, Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis dismissed the bulk of the indictment against former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom (R-Ft. Walton Beach) and two others

Property insurance reforms head to the governor

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

Senate Bill 408 was sent to the governor on Wednesday and is the culmination of at least two years of work to significantly reform Florida's property insurance laws

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

Rasmussen and Quinnipiac polls show tightening in gubernatorial contest; Rasmussen poll gives Marco Rubio the lead in a three-way Senate race

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

Two recent polls show some tightening in the 2010 gubernatorial election between the presumptive Republican nominee, Attorney General Bill McCollum, and the Democratic candidate, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink

Attorney General Bill McCollum joins other attorneys general in questioning the constitutionality of federal health care legislation

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2010

On December 30, 2009, Republican attorneys general from 13 states, including Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, wrote to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to raise constitutional objections to the health care bill passed by the Senate, HR 3590

Census data show population growth in Florida despite migration of Florida residents to other states

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2010

U.S. Census Bureau data released on December 23, 2009 showed that Florida’s population grew by 114,091 in the year ending July 1, 2009

Governor Charlie Crist appoints two new members to Public Service Commission, declining opportunity to reappoint two current commissioners

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2009

On October 1, 2009, Gov. Crist appointed two new members to the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC), effective January 1, 2010

Florida Constitution: Florida Supreme Court removes three proposed amendments from the general election ballot

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2010

In a series of opinions issued on August 31, 2010, the Supreme Court of Florida removed from the November general election ballot three amendments to the Florida Constitution that had been proposed by the Legislature and allowed two amendments that had been proposed by petition to remain on the ballot

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