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Utility regulation: Public Service Commission (PSC) nominating council to interview 28 applicants for two PSC vacancies
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

On June 1, 2010, the Florida PSC Nominating Council voted to interview 28 applicants for two current PSC vacancies, out of a total of 60 applicants


Newly-elected Congressman David Rivera continues to face ethics scrutiny for alleged violations of state and federal law
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2011

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Federal Elections Commission are reportedly conducting ongoing investigations into alleged violations of federal and state law, including a failure to disclose nearly $130,000 in loans from a company owned by Mr. Rivera's mother


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


Trial bar admits responsibility for racially tinged mailer in Senate special election
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

One of the mysteries of the recent Republican primary in the Senate District 8 special election was the source of a mailing that appeared to rely on racist stereotypes


Utilities regulation: ethical issues create turmoil at the Florida Public Service Commission
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2009

Questions regarding contacts between Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) staff members and representatives of regulated utilities have created a chaotic situation for the regulatory agency


Broward County commissioner and other officials arrested for fraud and money laundering
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

On September 23, 2009, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Jeffrey H. Sloman announced the arrest of one Broward County commissioner, one Broward school board member, one former Miramar City commissioner, and two others in a corruption sting involving fraud, extortion, money laundering, and bribery


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


First quarter reports show strong fundraising results for major candidates of both parties
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

State candidates filed their campaign finance reports covering the first three months of 2010 on April 15, 2010


Governor Charlie Crist vetoes teacher merit pay bill, fueling rumors about his political future
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

On April 15, 2010, Gov. Crist vetoed Senate Bill 6, the teacher merit pay bill that was a top priority for Republican leaders of the Legislature and business interests


Legislative leaders announce agreement on the broad outline of a 20102011 budget, allowing conference committee negotiations to begin
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

On April 19, 2010, House Speaker Larry Cretul (R-Ocala) and Senate President Jeff Atwater (R-North Palm Beach) announced that they had reached an agreement on the broad outlines of a state budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year