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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

State leaders question BP Plc's claims process as tar balls reach as far east as Panama City Beach

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2010

Although beaches have not yet been closed to visitors, as of June 20, 2010, observers had found tar balls, presumably from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, along Florida Panhandle beaches from the state line east to Panama City Beach

House Speaker Cretul airs objections to Governor Crist's budget proposal

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2010

In an interview with reporters on February 18, 2010, House Speaker Cretul raised objections to Governor Charlie Crist's proposed $69.2-billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2010

Insurance Commissioner approves reduced rate increase for Citizens Property Insurance Corp

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2009

On November 20, 2009, Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty approved a rate increase for the “high-risk” property insurance policies issued by Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-created property insurer of last resort

House Gaming Committee Chair says Seminole gaming compact is not likely to win legislative ratification

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2009

The Chair of the House Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review, Rep. Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton), told his committee on November 2, 2009, that the version of the compact signed by the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Gov. Crist in August 2009 was not likely to be approved by the Legislature

Democratic candidate for governor raises nearly twice as much as her chief rival in the third quarter; Republican candidate could face serious primary opposition

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

The Democratic gubernatorial campaign of Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink announced fundraising totals of more than $1.6 million for the calendar quarter ending on September 30, 2009

U.S. attorney files civil suit against political fundraiser Scott Rothstein, alleging massive Ponzi scheme

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

On November 9, 2009, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida filed a civil complaint against Fort Lauderdale attorney Scott Rothstein, alleging that he was responsible for a massive Ponzi scheme in which he is alleged to have sold shares in fictitious structured settlements

Utilities regulation: ethical issues create turmoil at the Florida Public Service Commission

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2009

Questions regarding contacts between Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) staff members and representatives of regulated utilities have created a chaotic situation for the regulatory agency

Nationwide will non-renew 60,000 Florida homeowners' insurance policies

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

On October 7, 2009, Nationwide Insurance Co. of Florida announced that it intends to non-renew 60,000 Florida homeowners' insurance policies over a two-year period beginning in July 2010

Outgoing Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Holly Benson announces candidacy for attorney general

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2009

On October 29, 2009, former Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Secretary Holly Benson, as expected, announced her entry into the 2010 Republican primary race for Florida attorney general