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Two candidates for Florida Speaker of the House drop out, leaving Rep. Richard Corcoran as the likely Speaker for the 2017 2018 biennium
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2011

The candidate pool for Speaker of the House in 2017 2018 narrowed by two on February 2, 2011, as Reps. Gaetz and Albritton withdrew from the race


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. Scott orders review of taxpayer-funded hospital districts
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

Gov Scott established the Commission on Review of Taxpayer Funded Hospital Districts on Wednesday to make recommendations on the role of hospital districts


Florida government and politics special edition: primary election results
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2010

In the contest for the Republican nomination for governor, Rick Scott defeated Attorney General Bill McCollum


Comprehensive medical malpractice reforms advance in House and Senate committees
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2011

Last week, several proposals providing additional medical malpractice protection for physicians, hospitals, and medical schools, as well as proposals requiring out-of-state physicians to obtain expert witness certificates in order to testify in medical malpractice actions, advanced in the House and Senate


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


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


Legislators begin to address the potential 2010-2011 budget shortfall
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2010

In committee meetings on January 19 and 20, 2010, legislators began the task of addressing the potential shortfall in the state's budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2010


Governor Crist and legislative leaders try to prevent an unemployment tax increase
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2010

Responding to concerns from business leaders, Gov. Charlie Crist, Senate President Jeff Atwater (R-North Palm Beach), and House Speaker Larry Cretul (R-Ocala) on January 21, 2010 pledged to forestall a scheduled increase in unemployment taxes


State officials begin assessing the financial impact of the January freeze
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2010

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is only in the early stages of assessing the financial impact of the 10 days of freezing temperatures earlier in the month, which affected crops in most of the state