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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

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

Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of Oxycontin, offers to fund startup of prescription drug database

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

On Wednesday, Purdue Pharma offered the state $1 million over two years to start up the state's stalled prescription drug database

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

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Utility regulation: Public Service Commission (PSC) nominating council to interview 28 applicants for two PSC vacancies

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2010

On June 1, 2010, the Florida PSC Nominating Council voted to interview 28 applicants for two current PSC vacancies, out of a total of 60 applicants

Growth management: Circuit Court declares 2009 growth management law unconstitutional

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

On August 26, 2010, Chief Judge Charles A Francis of the Second Judicial Circuit issued a final summary judgment holding the 2009 growth management law (SB 360, compiled as Chapter 2009-96, Laws of Florida) unconstitutional

State budget: Governor Charlie Crist signs $70.4-billion budget for Fiscal Year 2010 2011 and vetoes $371 million in spending

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2010

On May 28, 2010, Gov. Crist signed HB 5001, the general appropriations act for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2010

State budget: Governor Crist proposes $69.2 billion budget for 2010 2011

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

On January 29, 2010, Gov. Crist released his proposed $69.2-billion state budget for the 2010 2011 fiscal year

Third-quarter existing home and condo sales continued to rise while prices appeared to stabilize

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2009

In a November 10, 2009 report, Florida Realtors (formerly known as the Florida Association of Realtors) announced that sales of existing single-family homes in July September 2009 were 33 percent higher than sales in the third quarter of 2008

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