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Gov. Crist appoints Rep. Ronald Brisé and Jacksonville council member Arthur Graham to the Public Service Commission
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2010

On July 15, 2010, Gov Crist appointed two African-Americans to fill vacancies on the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC


Insurance Commissioner approves reduced rate increase for Citizens Property Insurance Corp
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

On November 20, 2009, Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty approved a rate increase for the “high-risk” property insurance policies issued by Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-created property insurer of last resort


House Republicans choose Rep. Chris Dorworth as future Speaker
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

Florida House Republicans have chosen Rep. Chris Dorworth (R-Lake Mary) to serve as House Speaker in the 2014 2016 biennium, assuming the Republicans maintain their House majority


State Sen. Paula Dockery announces candidacy for governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

On November 3, 2009, state Sen. Paula Dockery (R-Lakeland) announced that she would enter the 2010 Republican gubernatorial primary, opposing Attorney General Bill McCollum


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


Lakeland city commission endorses Clark Road high-speed rail stop
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2011

Lakeland city commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing a high-speed rail stop at Clark Road, near the western end of the Polk Parkway


Rasmussen and Quinnipiac polls show tightening in gubernatorial contest; Rasmussen poll gives Marco Rubio the lead in a three-way Senate race
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

Two recent polls show some tightening in the 2010 gubernatorial election between the presumptive Republican nominee, Attorney General Bill McCollum, and the Democratic candidate, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink


Legislature: Senate President Atwater recommends a December special legislative session on rail transportation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2009

After an October 19, 2009, meeting with federal officials, Florida Senate President Jeff Atwater (R-North Palm Beach) recommended that the legislature convene a special session in December to address passenger rail issues


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


Medicaid overhaul passed by the Legislature
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

Heralding the most significant change in Florida's Medicaid program in at least 15 years, the Legislature passed H.B. 7107 and H.B. 7109