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Gov. Scott orders review of taxpayer-funded hospital districts
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

Gov Scott established the Commission on Review of Taxpayer Funded Hospital Districts on Wednesday to make recommendations on the role of hospital districts


Another Florida property insurance insolvency announced; Gov. Crist threatens to veto property insurance legislation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

On April 7, 2010, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation declared Northern Capital Insurance Company, a Florida-based property insurer, to be "insolvent and in hazardous financial condition."


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


Senate committee fails to confirm Gov. Crist's Public Service Commission (PSC) appointees; House drops plans for dramatic PSC restructuring
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

The fate of Gov. Crist's appointees to the PSC was in doubt after a Senate Ethics and Elections Committee hearing adjourned without taking a vote on the appointments of David Klement and Benjamin “Steve” Stevens


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