May 27, 2015

Government/Politics & Law

Minority Report

Through a series of acquisitions, Florida-based Adorno & Yoss has become the nation's largest minority-owned law firm Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Business Tax Update

Information regarding federal and state tax issues for businesses Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

The NICA Experiment

Doctors and lawyers laud the 20-year-old, Legislature-created program, but lawyers cite widespread flaws. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Fear Factor: Medical Malpractice

Legal reforms have brightened the medical malpractice horizon, but physicians are still wary of lawsuits -- and still angry at high insurance premiums. More than 2,000 now choose to go without insurance. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Who's Lesley Blackner?

Meet the woman whose ideas are hated by every business group in Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Hometown 'Is Already Here'

Patrick Slevin, a Tallahassee-based public relations consultant, has a message for builders and developers. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Drawing Board

Under former Mayor Dick Greco, Tampa began planning a facility to replace the 22-year-old Tampa Museum of Art. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Golden Gaetz

Don Gaetz is something of a legend even before he takes charge of the Senate PreK-12 Education Committee or casts his first vote as a state senator. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Here We Go Again

In 2005, the Legislature created the 15-member Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida, to counsel the state on growth issues. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Surf and Turf

AS the prosecutror in charge of sexual battery and child abuse in the 11th Judicial Circuit, Joshua Weintraub has won some of the highest-profile criminal cases in Miami. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

In Plain English

While lawyers are trained to parse even the most arcane legalese, the average juror clearly isn't. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Legal Briefs - Feb. 2007

Wayne E. Flowers, J. Kendrick Tucker. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Leading by Example: Sustainable Sarasota

Sarasota County Commissioner Shannon Staub does not, at first glance, look like she'd be Florida's most aggressive elected leader on sustainability issues. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

New Stormwater Rules on Tap

Florida regulators are behind the times in allowing for water-saving, less-polluting techniques such as pervious concrete, narrower streets, green roofs and swales. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Cleaning Up

Could Miami-Dade be winning its war on mismanagement and public corruption? Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Combat Pay

A University of Florida law professor's analysis of how "payday loan" companies cluster near military bases provided ammo for those supporting... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Think Big, Guv'nr

Is it imaginable that Charlie Crist could be a great governor? Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Feet in Both Camps

Nationally, most campaign contributions from lawyers go to Democrats. Florida's law firms bucked that trend last year. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Florida's New CEO

"I want to raise teachers' salaries. That's very, very important for me to do. What we mapped out during the campaign was to raise the salaries for the top 25% of Florida teachers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

BALD Clout

While the region's 38 lawmakers comprise 25% of the state Legislature, they have rarely coordinated their various agendas, limiting the group's overall effectiveness. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

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