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Marco Rubio raises $3.6 million for his U.S. Senate campaign in the first quarter; Gov. Crist denies rumors of an independent run
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

Former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R-Miami) reported that he has raised $3.6 million in the first quarter of 2010 for his U.S. Senate campaign


Another Florida property insurance insolvency announced; Gov. Crist threatens to veto property insurance legislation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

On April 7, 2010, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation declared Northern Capital Insurance Company, a Florida-based property insurer, to be "insolvent and in hazardous financial condition."


Public Service Commission reorganization continues to move in the House but faces Senate opposition
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

On April 9, 2010, the House Full Appropriations Council passed HB 7209, Rep. Steve Precourt's (R-Orlando) proposal to restructure the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC


Education reform package passes both chambers
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

On April 8 and 9, 2010, the Florida House passed a series of public education proposals that had passed the Senate earlier in the legislative session


Senate hears bill to ratify new Seminole gaming compact
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

Moving to implement the latest version of a gaming compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the full Senate took up SB 622 by Sen. Dennis L. Jones (R-Seminole) for second reading on April 8, 2010


Gov. Crist vetoes campaign finance bill
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

On April 6, 2010, Gov. Crist issued his first veto of the 2010 legislative session, vetoing a campaign finance bill, HB 1207 by Rep. Seth McKeel (R-Lakeland), that was a top priority for Republican leadership in both chambers


Special legislative session ends without considering a constitutional ban on offshore drilling
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

On July 20, 2010, the Florida Legislature convened in a special session called by Gov Charlie Crist for the limited purpose of placing a constitutional amendment to ban offshore drilling on the 2010 general election ballot


Gov. Crist issues Executive Order authorizing local property appraisers to provide calculations of lost property values
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

On July 21, 2010, Gov Crist issued Executive Order 10-169, which authorized county property appraisers to "provide an interim assessment of any property that may have dropped in value because of the oil spill."


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