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House Medicaid proposals scheduled for a first hearing
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

Today, the House will be taking up its Medicaid reform proposal in draft form for the first time this session


Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of Oxycontin, offers to fund startup of prescription drug database
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

On Wednesday, Purdue Pharma offered the state $1 million over two years to start up the state's stalled prescription drug database


House proposes to end prescription drug database
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

The House Health and Human Services Committee voted out two proposed committee bills on Thursday that will repeal the state's prescription drug database and prohibit the dispensing of controlled substances by physicians


Senate votes to place amendment on 2012 ballot prohibiting mandatory purchase of health insurance
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

On Wednesday, the Senate voted out SJR 2, an amendment to the Florida Constitution that would, among other provisions, prohibit individuals from being compelled to purchase health care coverage


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

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High-level Department of Children and Families staff resign
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

Several top staff at the Department of Children and Families resigned in the wake of the investigation of the death of a 10-year-old foster child


Auto insurance fraud bills emerge in the legislature
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

Proposals to fight rampant auto insurance fraud in central and south Florida have emerged in the House and Senate


Gov. Scott signs education reform bill
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

On Thursday, Gov Scott signed SB 736, the education reform bill that substantially revises laws governing teacher contracts, evaluations, and compensation