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Rep. Frank Artiles fined for living outside of his Miami district
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2011

Freshman Rep. Artiles, elected to represent District 119 last November, has admitted that he does not live in his district, potentially subjecting him to fines for every day he has lived outside of his district


House and Senate committees gather input on teacher quality in preparation for reform legislation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2011

House and Senate education committees this week gathered input from stakeholders regarding reforms to teacher contracts, pay, evaluations, and training


Gov. Scott proposes restructuring the Department of Commerce
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2011

On Thursday, Gov. Scott unveiled a proposal to recreate the Department of Commerce


Texas Representative advocates prison reform before Senate Criminal Justice Committees
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2011

Texas Rep. Jerry Madden advocated for prison reform before a joint meeting of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee and Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations Subcommittee on Monday


House and Senate leaders indicate that the budget deficit for the upcoming fiscal year is approaching $5 billion
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2011

The increase from the previous estimate of $3.6 billion is due in large part to an increase to the state's "rainy day" funds in order to preserve the state's credit rating


Budget discussions stall while the end of the regular session looms
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2011

With only two weeks remaining in the 2011 regular session, House and Senate leaders have not yet reached agreement on the broad spending parameters of the budget, otherwise known as "allocations."


Florida government and politics special edition: primary election results
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2010

In the contest for the Republican nomination for governor, Rick Scott defeated Attorney General Bill McCollum


Florida Constitution: Florida Supreme Court removes three proposed amendments from the general election ballot
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

In a series of opinions issued on August 31, 2010, the Supreme Court of Florida removed from the November general election ballot three amendments to the Florida Constitution that had been proposed by the Legislature and allowed two amendments that had been proposed by petition to remain on the ballot


Economy: Florida resumes population growth
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

According to the Bureau of Economic and Business Research of the University of Florida, the state resumed its pattern of population growth in 2010, a year after sustaining its first population decline since the 1940s


Politics: latest developments in the race for governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

The week following Florida's primary elections saw several major developments in the contest for governor, including a poll showing the race to be a statistical tie, the withdrawal of a candidate, and the designation of an African-American woman as the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor