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Senate Medicaid proposal passes out of its final committee
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2011

After adopting 23 amendments, the Senate Budget Committee approved S.B. 1972 by Sen. Joe Negron, which will enact a comprehensive reform of Florida's Medicaid system


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


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."


Governor Scott appoints Department of Transportation Secretary
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2011

Last Monday, Governor Rick Scott appointed Ananth Prasad as the new Secretary of the Department of Transportation


Senate idles while House moves ahead on key proposals
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2011

Last week, the Senate did not convene committee meetings or floor time in observance of Passover and Easter


Polls show varied outcomes as Floridians begin early voting
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2010

Florida will hold its 2010 primary elections on August 24, 2010, but early voting began on August 9


Florida will receive $1.3 billion in federal funds; state revenue projections revised upward
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2010

Under federal legislation signed into law on August 10, 2010, Florida is slated to receive an additional $1.3 billion in federal funds


Property insurance reforms head to the governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

Senate Bill 408 was sent to the governor on Wednesday and is the culmination of at least two years of work to significantly reform Florida's property insurance laws


Legislature approves $69 billion budget, filling a nearly $4 billion deficit
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

The Legislature approved a $69.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2011 2012, closing a nearly $4 billion budget deficit by reducing a number of areas that included education, health care, and state employee benefits


Legislature: Gov. Crist vetoes executive branch reforms and insurance bills
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

Gov. Crist, who recently left the Republican Party to run for the U.S. Senate as an independent candidate, has vetoed several bills that were top priorities for the leadership of the Legislature's Republican majority and various business interests