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State Senator John Thrasher elected chairman of the Republican Party of Florida
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

On February 20, 2010, the executive committee of the Republican Party of Florida elected Sen. John Thrasher (R-Jacksonville) party chairman, replacing Jim Greer of Orange County, who was forced to resign over questions about his stewardship of party funds


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


Foreclosures continue to rise in Florida while declining nationally
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

Florida leads the nation in the number of homes in foreclosure, according to a Mortgage Bankers Association of America survey released on February 17, 2010


Negotiations on a Seminole Indian gaming compact resume
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

A month after the House Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review rejected the proposed gaming compact negotiated between Gov. Crist and the Seminole Tribe of Florida, legislative leaders confirmed that they have resumed informal discussions with the tribe about a revised gaming compact


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


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


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


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