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Governor Charlie Crist leaves Republican Party to run for U.S. Senate as an independent
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

On April 29, 2010, Gov. Crist announced that he would leave the Republican Party and run as an independent (technically, “no party affiliation”) candidate for the U.S. Senate


Third-quarter campaign finance reports point to hotly contested state Senate races
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2009

According to campaign finance reports for the third quarter of 2009, candidates in some of the more hotly contested 2010 state Senate races have already amassed large war chests


Community-based care liability bill moves ahead in the House
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

Last Monday, H.B. 1019, by Rep. Scott Plakon, passed the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee after significant pushback from children's advocates and trial attorneys


Bill prohibiting physicians from queries about gun ownership voted out of Senate committee after compromise reached
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

A proposal to prohibit physicians from querying their patients about the presence of guns in their homes passed last Monday after a compromise was reached between physician and gun lobbyists


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


House unveils $400-million economic development superfund while workshopping new department of economic opportunity
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

House Select Committee on Government Reorganization approved two proposals that create a $400-million State Economic Enhancement and Development Trust Fund


Florida returns funds designated for implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2011

Shortly after US District Court Judge Vinson's ruling last week finding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) unconstitutional, Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty rescinded acceptance of a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Marco Rubio raises $3.6 million for his U.S. Senate campaign in the first quarter; Gov. Crist denies rumors of an independent run
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

Former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R-Miami) reported that he has raised $3.6 million in the first quarter of 2010 for his U.S. Senate campaign