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Rep. Robert Wexler announces his resignation from the U.S. Congress, creating domino effect among other officeholders
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2009

On October 14, 2009, U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler (D-19th Congressional District) announced that he would resign from Congress effective in January 2010 to become president of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation


Florida unemployment reaches 11 percent in September 2009
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2009

The Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation (AWI) announced on October 16, 2009 that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September 2009 was 11 percent


Gov. Crist requests statewide grand jury on crimes by public officials
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2009

On October 14, 2009, Gov. Charlie Crist requested the Florida Supreme Court to impanel a statewide grand jury on public corruption


Politics: Attorney General Bill McCollum maintains lead over CFO Alex Sink in race for governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2009

The October 21, 2009 Quinnipiac poll also surveyed the 2010 gubernatorial contest, finding that Attorney General Bill McCollum, the likely Republican candidate, is maintaining a four- percentage-point lead over the Democratic candidate, state Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink


Two polls show former House Speaker Marco Rubio gaining in U.S. Senate primary race
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2009

Polls released by Rasmussen Reports and the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute both show former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R-Miami) gaining in the 2010 Republican primary for U.S. Senate against Gov. Charlie Crist


Legal and business task forces to assist in response to oil spill; tourism off in Panhandle
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

During the May 11, 2010, meeting of the governor and cabinet, Gov. Crist announced that he would call the Legislature into a special session, probably during the week of May 24, in response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill


Oil Spill: Legislative opinion divided on Governor Charlie Crist's plans for a special session
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

During the May 11, 2010, meeting of the governor and cabinet, Gov Crist announced that he would call the Legislature into a special session, probably during the week of May 24, in response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill


Economy: Florida home sales rise while the foreclosure rate declines
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

On May 11, 2010, Florida Realtors reported that existing home sales in Florida during the first quarter of 2010 were 24 percent higher than during the same period in 2009


Tampa selected to host 2012 Republican National Convention
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

On May 12, 2010, Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele announced that the 2010 Republican National Convention would be held at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, with convention events occurring throughout the Tampa Bay area


Florida Constitution: Florida Supreme Court removes three proposed amendments from the general election ballot
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

In a series of opinions issued on August 31, 2010, the Supreme Court of Florida removed from the November general election ballot three amendments to the Florida Constitution that had been proposed by the Legislature and allowed two amendments that had been proposed by petition to remain on the ballot