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Presidential primary date debate heats up
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2011

In 2007, the Florida Legislature moved up the date of the presidential preference primary from the second Tuesday in March to the last Tuesday in January


The Florida Supreme Court requests 80 additional judges
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2011

On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court recommended the addition of 80 judges 26 circuit judges and 54 county judges


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


Focus on rules: committees
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2011

Committees in the House and Senate perform the core lawmaking function of the Legislature, and, not surprisingly, a host of House and Senate rules govern their structure and operation principally House Rule 7 and Senate Rule 2


On the heels of the Senate, House proposes its own teacher quality reforms
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2011

On Wednesday, the House revealed its teacher quality reform proposal as a proposed committee bill from the K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee


Gov. Scott releases first budget, slashes state spending
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2011

Last week, Gov Scott formally introduced his proposed budget for the upcoming 2011 - 2012 and 2012 - 2013 fiscal years


Governor Rick Scott rejects federal high-speed rail funds; Senate President Mike Haridopolos offers support while a coalition of senators protests
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2011

In a surprise move with as little as a five-minute notice to key lawmakers, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday rejected the nearly $2.4 billion allotted by the federal government to Florida for high-speed rail


Focus on rules: legislative calendars explained
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

Article III, s 7 of the Florida Constitution requires that bills be read three times, on separate days, before passage by either chamber of the Legislature


Teacher quality bills on the fast track
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

HB 7019 and SB 736, House and Senate bills that dramatically reform teacher contracts, evaluations, and pay, sped through the Legislature during the first week of session


Schools stripped from open-carry firearm bill
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

Sen