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House Republicans choose Rep. Chris Dorworth as future Speaker
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

Florida House Republicans have chosen Rep. Chris Dorworth (R-Lake Mary) to serve as House Speaker in the 2014 2016 biennium, assuming the Republicans maintain their House majority


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


Texas Representative advocates prison reform before Senate Criminal Justice Committees
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2011

Texas Rep. Jerry Madden advocated for prison reform before a joint meeting of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee and Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations Subcommittee on Monday


State Senator John Thrasher elected chairman of the Republican Party of Florida
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

On February 20, 2010, the executive committee of the Republican Party of Florida elected Sen. John Thrasher (R-Jacksonville) party chairman, replacing Jim Greer of Orange County, who was forced to resign over questions about his stewardship of party funds


House Speaker Cretul airs objections to Governor Crist's budget proposal
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

In an interview with reporters on February 18, 2010, House Speaker Cretul raised objections to Governor Charlie Crist's proposed $69.2-billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2010


Former House Speaker Ray Sansom resigns from legislature
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

Former House Speaker Ray Sansom (R-Destin) resigned from the Florida Legislature on February 21, 2010, less than 24 hours before the House Select Committee on Standards of Official Conduct was scheduled to begin its adjudicatory hearing on ethics complaints against him


Gov. Crist calls a special election to fill vacancy created by ex-Speaker Sansom's resignation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

One day after embattled Rep. Ray Sansom (R-Destin) resigned from the Florida Legislature, Gov. Crist called a special election to elect a new representative from state House District 4


Rasmussen poll shows former Speaker Rubio with a strong lead over Gov. Crist while both lead Rep. Meek for U.S. Senate; Attorney General McCollum continuing to lead CFO sink for governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

In polls released on February 21 and 22, 2010, Rasmussen Reports found former Florida House Speaker Rubio (R-Miami) is leading Gov. Crist by 54 percent to 36 percent in their Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by appointed Republican George LeMieux


US Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart decides not to seek reelection
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2010

On February 11, 2010, U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-21st Congressional District) announced that he would not seek election to a 10th term in Congress this fall


Republican Party of Florida financial crisis continues with revelations about executive director's contact
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2010

New information about the contractual arrangements between the Republican Party of Florida and Delmar Johnson, its recently resigned executive director, have, in the words of one press account, left the party "facing its biggest crisis of confidence in decades," with donors and party activists who are "livid."