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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 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


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


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


House and Senate leaders postpone budget conference
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2011

On Wednesday, Senate Appropriations Committee Chair J.D. Alexander announced that the chambers were not “quite where we want to be” in budget discussions


House appoints Redistricting Committee members and convenes first meetings
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2011

Last Monday, Speaker of the House Dean Cannon appointed members of the House Redistricting Committees and Subcommittees, appointing Speaker-Designate Will Weatherford as the chair of the committee