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High-level Department of Children and Families staff resign

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2011

Several top staff at the Department of Children and Families resigned in the wake of the investigation of the death of a 10-year-old foster child

Governor Charlie Crist vetoes teacher merit pay bill, fueling rumors about his political future

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

On April 15, 2010, Gov. Crist vetoed Senate Bill 6, the teacher merit pay bill that was a top priority for Republican leaders of the Legislature and business interests

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

Quinnipiac polls show former House Speaker Rubio leading Governor Crist by three points, Attorney General McCollum leading CFO Sink by 10

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2010

In surveys released on January 26 and 27, 2010, the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute reported that former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio leads Gov. Charlie Crist by 47 percent to 44 percent in their Republican primary contest for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by appointed Republican Senator George LeMieux

Governor Crist urges Public Service Commissioners to oppose rate increase

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2009

Gov. Charlie Crist weighed in on the controversy surrounding the Florida Public Service Commission

Trial bar admits responsibility for racially tinged mailer in Senate special election

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

One of the mysteries of the recent Republican primary in the Senate District 8 special election was the source of a mailing that appeared to rely on racist stereotypes

Marco Rubio raises $3.6 million for his U.S. Senate campaign in the first quarter; Gov. Crist denies rumors of an independent run

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

Former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R-Miami) reported that he has raised $3.6 million in the first quarter of 2010 for his U.S. Senate campaign

Education Commissioner resigns; state education board chair alleges Governor Rick Scott forced resignation

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

On Monday last week, Education Commissioner Eric Smith informed the members of the State Board of Education that he will resign his office effective June 10

Legislature: Republicans select Jacksonville City Council member to succeed state Rep. Jennifer Carroll

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2010

Republican officials in Duval and Clay Counties have selected Jacksonville City Council member Daniel Davis to succeed state Rep. Jennifer Carroll in the House

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