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December 1, 2015

Government/Politics & Law

Ayes and Earmarks

A Washington firm has established itself as the dean of lobbyists for Florida communities. How will it - and its clients - fare if Congress reforms the way it appropriates money? Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Return on Investment

Over the past three decades, Alcalde & Fay has helped secure more than $1.1 billion in federal funding for municipalities in Florida. Here's what some clients paid for and received. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

All for One?

St. Johns County Commissioner Tom Manuel recently proposed consolidating local governments within the county to save money. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Full Disclosure

Municipalities across Miami-Dade county take a stand against legal, but secret, payoffs. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

A Strong Statement

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez has removed three department heads. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Icon: George Smathers

Born: Nov. 14, 1913; Died: Jan. 20, 2007 -- U.S. senator from Florida, 1951-1969 Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007


From its enactment in 2001, the plan to restore what remains of the Everglades has been a vehicle with a lot of moving pieces. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Trojan Donkey?

Have Republicans been stampeded by residual electoral angst into embracing Democratic philosophy? Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

NORTHWEST: Playing off its Strengths

Okaloosa County business and military leaders unveiled plans in January for the 98-acre Emerald Coast Technology & Research Campus just outside Eglin Air Force Base. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Smaller, Stronger

Holland & Knight Managing Partner Howell Melton has closed 10 of H&K's 28 U.S. offices. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

A Question of Diversity

"What have we done to ensure that the outside world views our community in a manner that accurately reflects a rich and diverse populace?" Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

All Business

Miami-Dade's 11th Judicial Circuit and Hillsborough County's 13th Judicial Circuit have launched business courts. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007


Test scores indicate that Florida's AP students know "less about civics and U.S. history than students in virtually every other comparable state." Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Defending the Castle

When it comes to affordable housing, government makes things worse -- and better. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

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

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