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Polls show varied outcomes as Floridians begin early voting
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2010

Florida will hold its 2010 primary elections on August 24, 2010, but early voting began on August 9


Florida will receive $1.3 billion in federal funds; state revenue projections revised upward
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2010

Under federal legislation signed into law on August 10, 2010, Florida is slated to receive an additional $1.3 billion in federal funds


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


State budget: Governor Charlie Crist signs $70.4-billion budget for Fiscal Year 2010 2011 and vetoes $371 million in spending
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

On May 28, 2010, Gov. Crist signed HB 5001, the general appropriations act for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2010


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


Economy: Florida resumes population growth
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

According to the Bureau of Economic and Business Research of the University of Florida, the state resumed its pattern of population growth in 2010, a year after sustaining its first population decline since the 1940s


Politics: latest developments in the race for governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

The week following Florida's primary elections saw several major developments in the contest for governor, including a poll showing the race to be a statistical tie, the withdrawal of a candidate, and the designation of an African-American woman as the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor


Growth management: Circuit Court declares 2009 growth management law unconstitutional
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

On August 26, 2010, Chief Judge Charles A Francis of the Second Judicial Circuit issued a final summary judgment holding the 2009 growth management law (SB 360, compiled as Chapter 2009-96, Laws of Florida) unconstitutional


Prospects for a Seminole gaming compact appear to improve
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2010

House Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review Chairman Rep. Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) has acknowledged that he is engaged in direct negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida regarding a gaming compact