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Regulators place Magnolia Insurance Company under administrative supervision

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

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has placed Magnolia Insurance Company under administrative supervision, finding that the company was in an unsound condition

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

Major donors press for resignation of Republican Party of Florida chairman

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

Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer has come under pressure to resign in recent months, as public discussion about management of party funds and party support of Governor Charlie Crist’s U.S. Senate primary campaign against former House Speaker Marco Rubio have increased

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

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

Florida unemployment rose in December, broadening the gap between the state and national jobless rates

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2010

Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the month of December 2009 was 11.8 percent, according to information released by the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation on January 22, 2010

Legislators begin to address the potential 2010-2011 budget shortfall

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2010

In committee meetings on January 19 and 20, 2010, legislators began the task of addressing the potential shortfall in the state's budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2010

Transportation: President Obama announces $1.25 billion federal award for high-speed rail

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

At an appearance in Tampa on January 28, 2010, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced that Florida would receive a grant of $1.25 billion to support a proposed high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando

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 and legislative leaders try to prevent an unemployment tax increase

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2010

Responding to concerns from business leaders, Gov. Charlie Crist, Senate President Jeff Atwater (R-North Palm Beach), and House Speaker Larry Cretul (R-Ocala) on January 21, 2010 pledged to forestall a scheduled increase in unemployment taxes