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Two candidates for Florida Speaker of the House drop out, leaving Rep. Richard Corcoran as the likely Speaker for the 2017 2018 biennium
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2011

The candidate pool for Speaker of the House in 2017 2018 narrowed by two on February 2, 2011, as Reps. Gaetz and Albritton withdrew from the race


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


Senate passes bill to break up the Department of Management Services
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

On March 31, 2010, the Senate passed SB 1238 by Sen. Jeremy Ring (R-Margate) that would break up the Department of Management Services and reorganize the state's personnel and procurement functions


Senator proposes Department of Gaming Control
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2011

Sen. Jeremy Ring has filed S.B. 666, which creates the Department of Gaming Control


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


Gaming: House Speaker Cretul declares impasse in seminole gaming negotiations, requests federal action
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2009

In a letter to the National Indian Gaming Commission dated October 21, 2009, House Speaker Larry Cretul (R-Ocala) stated that the state’s negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida over a proposed gaming compact had reached an impasse that could be remedied only through federal intervention


Auto insurance fraud bills advance in the House
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

The House Civil Justice Committee on Thursday passed H.B. 967, a bill designed to reduce personal injury protection (PIP) fraud and the cost of PIP insurance by, among other provisions, capping attorneys' fees available from such claims


House union paycheck protection headed to the Senate
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

On Friday morning, the House passed HB 1021 by Rep Chris Dorworth, after hours of polarized debate between Republicans and Democrats


Farm photography bill scaled back
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

On Monday, Sen Jim Norman significantly revised SB 1246 in the Senate Agriculture Committee