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Regulators place Magnolia Insurance Company under administrative supervision
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2010

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has placed Magnolia Insurance Company under administrative supervision, finding that the company was in an unsound condition


Attorney General Bill McCollum joins other attorneys general in questioning the constitutionality of federal health care legislation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2010

On December 30, 2009, Republican attorneys general from 13 states, including Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, wrote to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to raise constitutional objections to the health care bill passed by the Senate, HR 3590


House and Senate budgets finalized for budget conference
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

House and Senate budget committees voted out their respective General Appropriations Acts and related implementing and conforming bills


Gov. Crist vetoes two agriculture bills supported by legislative leadership and threatens to veto budget projects
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

On May 15, 2010, Gov Crist vetoed two agriculture bills that were major priorities for legislative leaders, including Senate Ways and Means Chair JD Alexander (R-Lake Wales


Teacher quality legislation filed in the Senate
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2011

Late last week, Sen. Stephen Wise, chair of the Committee on Education Pre-K 12, introduced S.B. 736, a comprehensive reform of teacher and administrator contracts, evaluations, and pay


Attorney General Pam Bondi proposes new measures to fight pill mills
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2011

Last Thursday, Attorney General Bondi unveiled several recommendations to address illegal prescription drug activity at pain clinics, otherwise known as "pill mills."


Florida returns funds designated for implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2011

Shortly after US District Court Judge Vinson's ruling last week finding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) unconstitutional, Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty rescinded acceptance of a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Legal and business task forces to assist in response to oil spill; tourism off in Panhandle
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

During the May 11, 2010, meeting of the governor and cabinet, Gov. Crist announced that he would call the Legislature into a special session, probably during the week of May 24, in response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill


Oil Spill: Legislative opinion divided on Governor Charlie Crist's plans for a special session
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

During the May 11, 2010, meeting of the governor and cabinet, Gov Crist announced that he would call the Legislature into a special session, probably during the week of May 24, in response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill


House Speaker forms select committee to streamline government
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2011

Last Thursday, Florida Speaker of the House Dean Cannon created the Select Committee on Government Reorganization, tasking the committee with two primary activities: first, review government programs that purport to promote or regulate the private sector and second, review government programs involved with health and human services delivery systems