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Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of Oxycontin, offers to fund startup of prescription drug database
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

On Wednesday, Purdue Pharma offered the state $1 million over two years to start up the state's stalled prescription drug database


Florida Senate launches Medicaid reform proposal
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2011

On Tuesday night, Sen Joe Negron, Chair of the Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, outlined the Senate's proposal to reform the state's Medicaid program


Governor Charlie Crist appoints two new members to Public Service Commission, declining opportunity to reappoint two current commissioners
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2009

On October 1, 2009, Gov. Crist appointed two new members to the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC), effective January 1, 2010


Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) delays action on Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) and Progress Energy Florida, Inc (PEF) rate cases; FPL hires former attorney general Bob Butterworth to support its rate case
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2009

On October 27, 2009, the FPSC voted to delay action until January 2010 on a $1.25-billion rate increase proposed by FPL and a $500- million rate increase proposed by PEF


Gov. Crist appoints Rep. Ronald Brisé and Jacksonville council member Arthur Graham to the Public Service Commission
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2010

On July 15, 2010, Gov Crist appointed two African-Americans to fill vacancies on the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC


Latest polling shows a close contest for governor and a solid lead for Marco Rubio in the U.S. Senate race
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

A poll of likely voters released by Rasmussen Reports on September 15, 2010 has the Republican candidate, former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio, maintaining his lead over Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running without party affiliation, and the Democratic candidate, U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek


2010 2012 House leadership begins to take shape
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

On September 15, 2010, House Speaker-Designate Dean Cannon (R-Winter Park) designated two representatives to fill key leadership posts, presuming the Republicans maintain control of the chamber in the November elections


House and Senate budgets finalized for budget conference
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

House and Senate budget committees voted out their respective General Appropriations Acts and related implementing and conforming bills


House sends Medicaid reform legislation to the Senate largely unchanged, while Senate continues debate in committee
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

On Wednesday and Thursday, the House passed H.B. 7107 and H.B. 7109, bills which transition the delivery system for Florida's Medicaid program to statewide managed care


Senate rejects repeal of drug database and Gov. Rick Scott creates a pill mill strike force, while House dispensing ban bill advances
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

On Monday, the Senate Health Regulation Committee rejected an attempt by Chairman Rene Garcia to amend a repeal of the drug database onto S.B. 818 by Sen. Fasano. S.B. 818 strengthens a number of provisions related to controlled substances, but does not repeal the drug database