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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


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


State Sen. Paula Dockery announces candidacy for governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

On November 3, 2009, state Sen. Paula Dockery (R-Lakeland) announced that she would enter the 2010 Republican gubernatorial primary, opposing Attorney General Bill McCollum


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


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


Budget conference fast tracked, but major issues remain.
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2011

The Legislature convened in conference on the budget on Wednesday after accusations earlier in the week regarding gamesmanship by members of both chambers


2011 legislative session ends late, mired in controversy
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

The 2011 legislative session came to a close at 3:35 a.m. Saturday after a long night of political maneuvering by House and Senate leaders


Significant growth management revisions passed through the budget process
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

As part of the budget package, the House and Senate agreed to a significant revision of the state's growth management laws


Department of Economic Opportunity created out of a merger of state agencies
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

Created out of a merger of the Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development (OTTED), portions of the Department of Community Affairs (DCA), and portions of the Agency for Workforce Innovation (AWI), the Department of Economic Opportunity will be in place by October 1, 2011


Utility regulation: House Committee proposes dramatic restructuring of the Florida Public Service Commission
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

Both the House and Senate have now responded to the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) ethical issues that arose in late 2009