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Another Florida property insurance insolvency announced; Gov. Crist threatens to veto property insurance legislation

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

On April 7, 2010, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation declared Northern Capital Insurance Company, a Florida-based property insurer, to be "insolvent and in hazardous financial condition."

Public Service Commission reorganization continues to move in the House but faces Senate opposition

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

On April 9, 2010, the House Full Appropriations Council passed HB 7209, Rep. Steve Precourt's (R-Orlando) proposal to restructure the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC

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

Rep. Frank Artiles fined for living outside of his Miami district

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2011

Freshman Rep. Artiles, elected to represent District 119 last November, has admitted that he does not live in his district, potentially subjecting him to fines for every day he has lived outside of his district

State Sen. Paula Dockery announces candidacy for governor

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

On November 3, 2009, state Sen. Paula Dockery (R-Lakeland) announced that she would enter the 2010 Republican gubernatorial primary, opposing Attorney General Bill McCollum

Florida's unemployment rate rose to a record level of 11.9 percent in January 2010

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2010

In January 2010, Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate climbed to 11.9 percent

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

Community-based care liability bill moves ahead in the House

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2011

Last Monday, H.B. 1019, by Rep. Scott Plakon, passed the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee after significant pushback from children's advocates and trial attorneys

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