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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


Gaming: House Speaker Cretul declares impasse in seminole gaming negotiations, requests federal action
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2009

In a letter to the National Indian Gaming Commission dated October 21, 2009, House Speaker Larry Cretul (R-Ocala) stated that the state’s negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida over a proposed gaming compact had reached an impasse that could be remedied only through federal intervention


State candidates release second quarter campaign finance reports and begin to collect public matching funds
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

Campaign finance reports covering the period ending July 16, 2010, showed that CFO Sink's campaign for governor has raised more in contributions than any other campaign for state office


Rasmussen poll shows Marco Rubio and Gov. Crist in virtual tie for US Senate; public policy polling shows solid leads for Gov. Crist, Rick Scott, and CFO Alex Sink
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

Two new sets of polls provide dramatically different pictures of the Florida electorate


State budget: state economists projects smaller budget shortfall for 2011 2012 fiscal year
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2010

In their Long-Range Financial Outlook for fiscal years 2011 2012 through 2013 2014 released on September 7, 2010, the Florida Legislature's Office of Economic and Demographic Research and the appropriations staffs of the Florida House and Senate project a state budget shortfall of $2.5 billion for the 2011 2012 fiscal year


Nationwide will non-renew 60,000 Florida homeowners' insurance policies
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2009

On October 7, 2009, Nationwide Insurance Co. of Florida announced that it intends to non-renew 60,000 Florida homeowners' insurance policies over a two-year period beginning in July 2010


Legislature: Gov. Crist vetoes executive branch reforms and insurance bills
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

Gov. Crist, who recently left the Republican Party to run for the U.S. Senate as an independent candidate, has vetoed several bills that were top priorities for the leadership of the Legislature's Republican majority and various business interests


Utility regulation: Public Service Commission (PSC) nominating council to interview 28 applicants for two PSC vacancies
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

On June 1, 2010, the Florida PSC Nominating Council voted to interview 28 applicants for two current PSC vacancies, out of a total of 60 applicants


Republican Party of Florida audit triggers investigation of former party Chair
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

Responding to an internal Republican Party of Florida audit, Attorney General Bill McCollum announced on March 31, 2010, that former party Chair Jim Greer was the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation


Legislature poised to begin conference committee negotiations to resolve budget differences
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

In a work week shortened by the Passover and Easter holidays, the Florida House and Senate passed their respective budget plans on March 31 and April 1, 2010