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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


Renewable energy proposal comes to light in the House
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

On Tuesday, the House Energy & Utilities Subcommittee workshopped a series of energy policies for a potential committee bill


Governor Charlie Crist leaves Republican Party to run for U.S. Senate as an independent
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

On April 29, 2010, Gov. Crist announced that he would leave the Republican Party and run as an independent (technically, “no party affiliation”) candidate for the U.S. Senate


Teacher quality bill heads to the governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

After more than three hours of debate, the House passed S.B. 736, a comprehensive teacher and principal reform package


“Smart cap” state revenue limitation amendment heads to the House
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

The Senate passed its smart cap state revenue constitutional amendment on Tuesday


Senate moves union payroll deduction bill, angering unions
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

Sen John Thrasher obtained a narrow victory last Monday, when S.B. 830 was approved by a 5-4 vote


House and Senate appropriations committees begin deliberations on state budget
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

Last week, House and Senate appropriations committees began finalizing their initial budget reduction proposals


State Revenue Estimating Conference reports reduced revenue growth
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

On Friday afternoon, the Revenue Estimating Conference estimated that Florida's budget shortfall will increase by an additional $135 million


Seaport security and financing bills reported favorably by legislative committees
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

HB 283, by Rep Dana Young, which amends a number of provisions related to seaport security, received its first favorable vote last week


Lengthy “Jobs Florida” agency consolidation bill proposed by the Senate
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee released a 625-page agency reorganization package on Wednesday