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July 29, 2016

Government/Politics & Law

Purple state, high stakes for Florida

This election year features a blizzard of races that could reshape both state and national politics. Nobody knows what to expect. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Florida TaxWatch provides comprehensive guide to local government taxing and spending

“How Florida Counties Compare” is an in-depth look at billions of dollars in taxpayer money Read more »
Published on 7/15/2016

Gov. Scott activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for small businesses affected by algal blooms

Today, Governor Rick Scott activated Florida's Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program for businesses affected by the presence of algal blooms in local waterways. Read more »
Published on 7/14/2016

Donald Trump overtakes Hillary Clinton in Florida, new Quinnipiac University swing state poll finds

With a drop in grades on honesty and moral standards, Democrat Hillary Clinton loses an 8-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in Florida, and finds herself in too-close-to-call territory. Read more »
Published on 7/13/2016

Ft. Lauderdale attorney Bob Butterworth appointed to the Florida Bar Foundation Board

Fort Lauderdale attorney Bob Butterworth has been appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. Read more »
Published on 7/12/2016

Duval County likely voters poll shows mixed feelings about pension tax

A new poll of likely voters in Duval County by the Public Opinion Research Laboratory (PORL) at the University of North Florida shows that support for the pension tax plan is not universal. Read more »
Published on 7/12/2016

Data Mine: Key economic indicators show Florida's economy is strong

Key economic indicators -- nonfarm payroll employment, average hours worked in manufacturing, the unemployment rate, and wage and salary disbursements deflated by the consumer price index -- show Florida's economy is strong. Read more »
Published on 7/11/2016

Florida road project has nine lives

Each time it seems to die, a road project in Polk County rises again. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

UF's law school dean Laura Rosenbury

Last summer, Laura Rosenbury began a five-year contract at the University of Florida's Levin College of Law, becoming the first female permanent dean in the school's history. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

Lawsuits on credit: Funding litigation in Florida

Companies and law firms are turning to third-party funders to pay for expensive lawsuits or to give them advances on settlements that haven't been paid yet. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

A new line of business: Legal funding

Attorneys Elizabeth and Michael Pekins decided to start Momentum Funding shortly after both sensed an opportunity. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

Gov. Scott to allocate $26.2 million for Zika preparedness

On Thursday, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will use his emergency executive authority to allocate $26.2 million in state funds for Zika preparedness, prevention and response in Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2016

Schifino Becomes The Florida Bar's 68th President

Tampa attorney William J. Schifino, Jr. was sworn in as the 68th president of The Florida Bar at its Annual Convention on June 15 to 18 in Orlando. Read more »
Published on 6/23/2016

Senator Rubio to seek re­election in Florida

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican who dropped out of the presidential race in March, said on Wednesday he would seek re-election to the Senate, reversing a pledge not to run. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2016

Carlos Lopez-Cantera statement on Marco Rubio decision

MIAMI – Carlos Lopez-Cantera issued the following statement regarding Marco Rubio's decision to seek re-election to the U.S. Senate Read more »
Published on 6/22/2016

Marco Rubio statement: 'Why I'm running'

The statement below was released by Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, about running for re-election to the U.S. Senate representing Florida: Read more »
Published on 6/22/2016

Florida's Top Lawyers Named by Peer Voting

The state's top lawyers are recognized in the 2016 edition of Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite™. The list of 1,144 honorees includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2016

Clinton opens 8-point lead over Trump in Florida, new Quinnipiac University swing state poll finds

FLORIDA: Clinton 47 – Trump 39 OHIO: Clinton 40 – Trump 40 PENNSYLVANIA: Clinton 42 – Trump 41 Read more »
Published on 6/21/2016

Supreme Court decision further harms Florida's economy/job growth

Florida Chamber encourages a Legislative fix to bring certainty back to employers and workers Read more »
Published on 6/9/2016

Clinton secures delegates before last Democratic races

Hillary Clinton has captured enough delegates to secure the Democratic presidential nomination, according to tallies by two U.S. media outlets, as she and rival Bernie Sanders faced off on Tuesday in contests in six states. Read more »
Published on 6/7/2016

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