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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


Third-quarter campaign finance reports point to hotly contested state Senate races
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2009

According to campaign finance reports for the third quarter of 2009, candidates in some of the more hotly contested 2010 state Senate races have already amassed large war chests


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


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


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


Governmental reorganization: legislative committees consider proposals to break up the Department of Management Services and reorganize the Department of Health
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

On March 17, 2010, the Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee approved a bill, CSSB 1238 by Sen. Jeremy Ring (D-Margate), that would dissolve the Department of Management Services and distribute its functions among several existing agencies


Unemployment rate falls to 11.7 percent in May 2010
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2010

On June 18, 2010, the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation announced that Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May 2010 was 11.7 percent