October 27, 2016

Government/Politics & Law

Icon video: Joseph Hatchett

Listen to Amy Keller's interview with Icon Joseph Hatchett. The former state Supreme Court justice talks about the challenges and successes of growing up in a segregated Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Are Florida Attorneys Paying Less Attention to Poor?

Non-billable pro bono hours are falling. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Grading Florida

Find out how Florida scored in four key management categories: information, people, money and infrastructure. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2008

Can State Legally Outlaw Saggy Pants?

Opa-Locka approved a law barring saggy pants in city parks and other city properties. Following its lead, Baldwin, a town of 1,600 near Jacksonville, adopted an even stricter ordinance in January. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2008

Icon: Talbot 'Sandy' D'Alemberte

Special council, Hunton & Williams; Florida House of Representatives, 1966-72; Florida State law school dean, 1984-89; president American Bar Association, 1991-92; president FSU, 1994-2003; age 74. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Multimedia: Races Are Anyone's Game

Voters are wrestling to find new a new type of leader. They just don’t know who it is yet, says Florida political consultant Adam Goodman. People are telling Goodman that government is broken. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Crist's 'Maestro' Going Private

George LeMieux, Gov. Charlie Crist's chief of staff, reenters the private sector. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

GOP Needs to Put Our Money Where Its Mouth Is

If Republicans believe in smaller government and world-class education, why do we have neither? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Legislative Preview 2008: Once Again, a Budget Crunch

Will a revenue shortfall prompt changes to Florida's budget and tax system this time? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Niagara Bottling's Fall

Lake County economic developers lured the company in, then spit it out. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Mermaid Subsidies?

Buccaneer Bay accounts for most of Weeki Wachee's revenue, but its fate under state ownership remains up in the air. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Subprime Time

Florida's state-run investment pool for local governments took a hit from the national subprime mortgage mess. Learn how AAA-rated investments brought grief to Florida governments. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Florida's 'Run on the Bank'

Some lost confidence in the local investment pool. Some pointed fingers, and a few rose to the occasion. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Legal News Briefs - Feb. 2008

Jesse H. Diner, Florida Bar; Bar's 2008-09 board of governors; Foley & Lardner; Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart; Fisher & Phillips; Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock Liberman & McKee Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Law Firms Making a Statement with Art

Time was, the prototypical law office featured dark wood paneling and dim lighting, with walls adorned with prints of red-suited hunters on horseback chasing a fox through the English countryside. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Sour Grapefruits

Ten years ago, Skip Clements saw himself as the king of citrus marketing. A scam dethroned him, and today he’s consumed with a quest for redemption and retribution. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Another Local Government Investment Fund Collapses

But the Florida League of Cities has borrowed money to bail out the cities that invested in the fund through the League. Read more »
Published on 1/11/2008

An Outlet in Namibia

His quest to do something good leads attorney Stephen Snively to Africa. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Divorce Law: Moving Violations

Published on 1/1/2008

Can Democrats Pounce?

Public frustration is an opportunity for Florida's minority party, but can Rep. Dan Gelber offer a compelling better way? Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

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