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Mason-Dixon polls show tightening primary races; Rasmussen polls show a close race for governor regardless of who wins the Republican primary
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

A Mason-Dixon poll released by the Florida Press Association and Leadership Florida on August 5, 2010 indicates that the primary contests for the Republican nomination for governor and the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate


Two department secretaries resign
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

Two heads of state agencies have announced their decisions to resign


Legislative leaders put "unemployment tax fix" on the fast track
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2010

Senate President Jeff Atwater (R-North Palm Beach) told reporters on February 9, 2010 that the full Senate would vote on the unemployment tax fix, legislation that softens the impact on employers of this year's automatic unemployment tax increase on March 2, the first day of the 2010 legislative session


Marco Rubio raises $3.6 million for his U.S. Senate campaign in the first quarter; Gov. Crist denies rumors of an independent run
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

Former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R-Miami) reported that he has raised $3.6 million in the first quarter of 2010 for his U.S. Senate campaign


60-day regular legislative session convenes on March 2; 2010 action on unemployment tax issue expected during first week
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

The 60-day regular session of the Florida Legislature will convene on March 2, 2010


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 calls a special election to fill vacancy created by ex-Speaker Sansom's resignation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

One day after embattled Rep. Ray Sansom (R-Destin) resigned from the Florida Legislature, Gov. Crist called a special election to elect a new representative from state House District 4


Rasmussen poll shows former Speaker Rubio with a strong lead over Gov. Crist while both lead Rep. Meek for U.S. Senate; Attorney General McCollum continuing to lead CFO sink for governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

In polls released on February 21 and 22, 2010, Rasmussen Reports found former Florida House Speaker Rubio (R-Miami) is leading Gov. Crist by 54 percent to 36 percent in their Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by appointed Republican George LeMieux


House Republicans choose Rep. Chris Dorworth as future Speaker
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

Florida House Republicans have chosen Rep. Chris Dorworth (R-Lake Mary) to serve as House Speaker in the 2014 2016 biennium, assuming the Republicans maintain their House majority