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Polls show Gov. Crist leading in the race for US Senate, while the gubernatorial contest gets more complicated
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

Two new polls show Gov. Crist, the no-party-affiliation candidate for U.S. Senate, leading both his Republican opponent, former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R-Miami), and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-17th Congressional District


Abortion language could produce veto of Agency for Health Care Administration Bill
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

A controversial abortion provision added late in the legislative session could lead to a veto of a bill intended to streamline the Agency for Health Care Administration's (AHCA) regulation of health care facilities


Florida unemployment rate drops slightly to 10.7 percent
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2009

Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2009 was 10.7 percent, according to a statement released by the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation on September 18, 2009


Broward County commissioner and other officials arrested for fraud and money laundering
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

On September 23, 2009, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Jeffrey H. Sloman announced the arrest of one Broward County commissioner, one Broward school board member, one former Miramar City commissioner, and two others in a corruption sting involving fraud, extortion, money laundering, and bribery


Former House Speaker Thrasher on verge of election to Florida Senate
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2009

Former Florida House Speaker John Thrasher (R-St. Augustine) won the Republican special primary election for state Senate District 8 on September 15, 2009


Legislative opposition to Seminole gaming pact increases, making a November special session less likely
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

Leaders of both the Florida House and the Florida Senate have now signaled their concerns regarding the gaming compact that the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Gov. Charlie Crist announced on August 31, 2009, making quick ratification of the plan during a special legislative session less likely than ever


Governor Crist urges Public Service Commissioners to oppose rate increase
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2009

Gov. Charlie Crist weighed in on the controversy surrounding the Florida Public Service Commission


Senate President revises committee membership
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2009

On October 2, 2009, Senate President Jeff Atwater revised the membership of several Senate committees


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


Mixed signals on Florida's economic recovery
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2009

A survey released by the University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research on September 29, 2009 showed a slight improvement in consumer confidence but also pointed to weak retail activity during the holiday season