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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


Senate committee fails to confirm Gov. Crist's Public Service Commission (PSC) appointees; House drops plans for dramatic PSC restructuring
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

The fate of Gov. Crist's appointees to the PSC was in doubt after a Senate Ethics and Elections Committee hearing adjourned without taking a vote on the appointments of David Klement and Benjamin “Steve” Stevens


Focus on rules: legislative calendars explained
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

Article III, s 7 of the Florida Constitution requires that bills be read three times, on separate days, before passage by either chamber of the Legislature


Teacher quality bills on the fast track
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

HB 7019 and SB 736, House and Senate bills that dramatically reform teacher contracts, evaluations, and pay, sped through the Legislature during the first week of session


Schools stripped from open-carry firearm bill
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

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High-level Department of Children and Families staff resign
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

Several top staff at the Department of Children and Families resigned in the wake of the investigation of the death of a 10-year-old foster child


Teacher quality bill heads to the governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

After more than three hours of debate, the House passed S.B. 736, a comprehensive teacher and principal reform package


“Smart cap” state revenue limitation amendment heads to the House
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

The Senate passed its smart cap state revenue constitutional amendment on Tuesday


Senate moves union payroll deduction bill, angering unions
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

Sen John Thrasher obtained a narrow victory last Monday, when S.B. 830 was approved by a 5-4 vote


House and Senate appropriations committees begin deliberations on state budget
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

Last week, House and Senate appropriations committees began finalizing their initial budget reduction proposals