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Florida unemployment reaches 11 percent in September 2009
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2009

The Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation (AWI) announced on October 16, 2009 that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September 2009 was 11 percent


Third-quarter campaign finance reports point to hotly contested state Senate races
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2009

According to campaign finance reports for the third quarter of 2009, candidates in some of the more hotly contested 2010 state Senate races have already amassed large war chests


Politics: Attorney General Bill McCollum maintains lead over CFO Alex Sink in race for governor
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2009

The October 21, 2009 Quinnipiac poll also surveyed the 2010 gubernatorial contest, finding that Attorney General Bill McCollum, the likely Republican candidate, is maintaining a four- percentage-point lead over the Democratic candidate, state Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink


Two polls show former House Speaker Marco Rubio gaining in U.S. Senate primary race
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2009

Polls released by Rasmussen Reports and the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute both show former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R-Miami) gaining in the 2010 Republican primary for U.S. Senate against Gov. Charlie Crist


Major political fundraiser accused of operating Ponzi scheme
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

The announcement that a major political fundraiser was under investigation for operating a Ponzi scheme left politicians from both parties scrambling to identify and return possibly tainted contributions


House Gaming Committee Chair says Seminole gaming compact is not likely to win legislative ratification
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

The Chair of the House Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review, Rep. Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton), told his committee on November 2, 2009, that the version of the compact signed by the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Gov. Crist in August 2009 was not likely to be approved by the Legislature


Outgoing Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Holly Benson announces candidacy for attorney general
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2009

On October 29, 2009, former Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Secretary Holly Benson, as expected, announced her entry into the 2010 Republican primary race for Florida attorney general


Governor Charlie Crist urges legislative leaders to call December special session
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

On November 5, 2009, Gov. Crist urged legislative leaders to call a special session in December to address commuter rail issues


U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler to leave the U.S. Congress in January 2010
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2009

U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler (D-19th Congressional District) has announced that his resignation from the U.S. Congress will take effect on January 3, 2010


Gov. Crist’s approval rating drops to 42 percent in new poll
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2009

A new media-sponsored poll indicates that Gov. Crist’s approval rating, which remained high through most of his term in office, has now dropped to 42 percent