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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

Gov. Crist issues Executive Order authorizing local property appraisers to provide calculations of lost property values

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

On July 21, 2010, Gov Crist issued Executive Order 10-169, which authorized county property appraisers to "provide an interim assessment of any property that may have dropped in value because of the oil spill."

State candidates release second quarter campaign finance reports and begin to collect public matching funds

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

Campaign finance reports covering the period ending July 16, 2010, showed that CFO Sink's campaign for governor has raised more in contributions than any other campaign for state office

Rasmussen poll shows Marco Rubio and Gov. Crist in virtual tie for US Senate; public policy polling shows solid leads for Gov. Crist, Rick Scott, and CFO Alex Sink

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

Two new sets of polls provide dramatically different pictures of the Florida electorate

Rasmussen poll shows Marco Rubio leading Gov. Crist by two points

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

In a survey of 500 likely voters released on July 8, 2010, Rasmussen Reports shows the Republican candidate for US Senate, former Florida House Speaker Rubio, with 36 percent of the vote

Special legislative session ends without considering a constitutional ban on offshore drilling

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

On July 20, 2010, the Florida Legislature convened in a special session called by Gov Charlie Crist for the limited purpose of placing a constitutional amendment to ban offshore drilling on the 2010 general election ballot

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott challenges campaign finance law

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

On July 7, 2010, Rick Scott, a Republican candidate for governor, filed an action in federal district court in Tallahassee challenging a provision of the Florida campaign finance law

Former House Speaker Ray Sansom resigns from legislature

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

Former House Speaker Ray Sansom (R-Destin) resigned from the Florida Legislature on February 21, 2010, less than 24 hours before the House Select Committee on Standards of Official Conduct was scheduled to begin its adjudicatory hearing on ethics complaints against him

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

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