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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


Utility regulation: Public Service Commission (PSC) nominating council to interview 28 applicants for two PSC vacancies
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

On June 1, 2010, the Florida PSC Nominating Council voted to interview 28 applicants for two current PSC vacancies, out of a total of 60 applicants


State budget: Governor Charlie Crist signs $70.4-billion budget for Fiscal Year 2010 2011 and vetoes $371 million in spending
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

On May 28, 2010, Gov. Crist signed HB 5001, the general appropriations act for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2010


Regulators place Magnolia Insurance Company under administrative supervision
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2010

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has placed Magnolia Insurance Company under administrative supervision, finding that the company was in an unsound condition


Attorney General Bill McCollum joins other attorneys general in questioning the constitutionality of federal health care legislation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2010

On December 30, 2009, Republican attorneys general from 13 states, including Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, wrote to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to raise constitutional objections to the health care bill passed by the Senate, HR 3590


Major donors press for resignation of Republican Party of Florida chairman
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2010

Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer has come under pressure to resign in recent months, as public discussion about management of party funds and party support of Governor Charlie Crist’s U.S. Senate primary campaign against former House Speaker Marco Rubio have increased


Major political fundraiser accused of operating Ponzi scheme
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

The announcement that a major political fundraiser was under investigation for operating a Ponzi scheme left politicians from both parties scrambling to identify and return possibly tainted contributions


House Gaming Committee Chair says Seminole gaming compact is not likely to win legislative ratification
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

The Chair of the House Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review, Rep. Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton), told his committee on November 2, 2009, that the version of the compact signed by the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Gov. Crist in August 2009 was not likely to be approved by the Legislature


Outgoing Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Holly Benson announces candidacy for attorney general
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2009

On October 29, 2009, former Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Secretary Holly Benson, as expected, announced her entry into the 2010 Republican primary race for Florida attorney general


Governor Charlie Crist urges legislative leaders to call December special session
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

On November 5, 2009, Gov. Crist urged legislative leaders to call a special session in December to address commuter rail issues