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Census data show population growth in Florida despite migration of Florida residents to other states
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2010

U.S. Census Bureau data released on December 23, 2009 showed that Florida’s population grew by 114,091 in the year ending July 1, 2009


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


Senate President Atwater and House Speaker Cretul say a December special legislative session is possible as commuter rail negotiations advance
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

On November 25, 2009, Senate President Jeff Atwater (R-North Palm Beach) and House Speaker Larry Cretul (R-Ocala) notified legislators that a special legislative session was likely, possibly beginning as soon as Thursday, December 3, 2009


Insurance Commissioner approves reduced rate increase for Citizens Property Insurance Corp
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

On November 20, 2009, Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty approved a rate increase for the “high-risk” property insurance policies issued by Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-created property insurer of last resort


U.S. attorney files civil suit against political fundraiser Scott Rothstein, alleging massive Ponzi scheme
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2009

On November 9, 2009, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida filed a civil complaint against Fort Lauderdale attorney Scott Rothstein, alleging that he was responsible for a massive Ponzi scheme in which he is alleged to have sold shares in fictitious structured settlements


Florida unemployment rises to 11.2 percent in October 2009
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

The Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation (AWI) announced on November 20, 2009 that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October 2009 was 11.2 percent


Republican leaders raise grievances against state Republican Chair Jim Greer
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2009

In what has been described in the press as "a near-mutiny among party activists, elected officials, and fundraisers", a majority of the state Republican executive committee called for an "emergency closed meeting" with Republican Party of Florida Chair Jim Greer to air what appeared to be a growing list of grievances


Florida unemployment rose in December, broadening the gap between the state and national jobless rates
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2010

Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the month of December 2009 was 11.8 percent, according to information released by the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation on January 22, 2010


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