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Community-based care liability bill moves ahead in the House
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

Last Monday, H.B. 1019, by Rep. Scott Plakon, passed the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee after significant pushback from children's advocates and trial attorneys


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


Major donors press for resignation of Republican Party of Florida chairman
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2010

Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer has come under pressure to resign in recent months, as public discussion about management of party funds and party support of Governor Charlie Crist’s U.S. Senate primary campaign against former House Speaker Marco Rubio have increased


Census data show population growth in Florida despite migration of Florida residents to other states
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2010

U.S. Census Bureau data released on December 23, 2009 showed that Florida’s population grew by 114,091 in the year ending July 1, 2009


Presidential primary date debate heats up
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2011

In 2007, the Florida Legislature moved up the date of the presidential preference primary from the second Tuesday in March to the last Tuesday in January


The Florida Supreme Court requests 80 additional judges
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2011

On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court recommended the addition of 80 judges 26 circuit judges and 54 county judges


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


Miami-Dade grand jury recommends changes to increase sales tax collection compliance
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2011

Last week, a Miami-Dade grand jury proposed a number of recommendations to increase the state's sales tax collections


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