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Outgoing Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Holly Benson announces candidacy for attorney general
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2009

On October 29, 2009, former Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Secretary Holly Benson, as expected, announced her entry into the 2010 Republican primary race for Florida attorney general


Rasmussen and Quinnipiac polls show tightening in gubernatorial contest; Rasmussen poll gives Marco Rubio the lead in a three-way Senate race
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

Two recent polls show some tightening in the 2010 gubernatorial election between the presumptive Republican nominee, Attorney General Bill McCollum, and the Democratic candidate, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink


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


Polls show Gov. Crist leading in the race for US Senate, while the gubernatorial contest gets more complicated
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

Two new polls show Gov. Crist, the no-party-affiliation candidate for U.S. Senate, leading both his Republican opponent, former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R-Miami), and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-17th Congressional District


Abortion language could produce veto of Agency for Health Care Administration Bill
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

A controversial abortion provision added late in the legislative session could lead to a veto of a bill intended to streamline the Agency for Health Care Administration's (AHCA) regulation of health care facilities


Several major reform proposals fail in final days of legislative session
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

A number of the Legislature's more ambitious reform proposals fell apart as the 2010 session drew to an end


Full Senate rejects Gov. Crist's Public Service Commission appointees, approves his health care administration secretary
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

On April 27, 2010, the Florida Senate rejected Gov. Crist's appointees to the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC


Legislature passes property insurance bill stripped of controversial issues
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

In the closing moments of the legislative session, the House and Senate passed a 99-page property insurance bill that avoided major controversies


Legislative session ends with passage of $70.4-billion budget
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

The 2010 regular session of the Florida Legislature ended on April 30, 2010 with the passage of a $70.4-billion spending plan for the 2010 2011 fiscal year


Gulf of Mexico oil spill may prompt special legislative session, constitutional ban on offshore drilling
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

While oil from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig has yet to reach Florida's shores, the disaster has already caused political leaders to consider a special legislative session