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Government/Politics & Law

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When I came in 1963 to this community,we had a small staff of three people and very few services. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Strong Ambitions

Miami-Dade county mayor Carlos Alvarez's plan to create a strong-mayor form of government, after surviving a union-backed court challenge, continues to enjoy support in opinion polls as it makes its way to the ballot -- possibly as early as this fall. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Deputy County Manager Now City Manager

The city commission has appointed a new city manager, veteran Deputy Miami- Dade County Manager Pete Hernandez, who replaces Joe Arriola. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Incentives Boost Success

Florida's competitive fiscal incentives pay dividends to businesses and residents alike. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Mergers

Florida's construction slowdown hasn't seemed to phase Akerman Senterfitt Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Capital Move

Foley & Lardner hasn't been particularly well known for its presence in the state capital. That's about to change. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Checks and Balances

State Senate candidate Randall Terry had to revise a fund-raising letter and return hundreds of dollars in campaign contributions after election officials determined the letter violated state laws. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Ground Zero Tribute

Holland & Knight's bronze memorial honors fallen heroes of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

An Earful of Earmarks

From the $223 million for a "Bridge to Nowhere" in Alaska to Florida Congresswoman Katherine Harris' effort to get a $10-million Navy project for a guy who took her out for a $2,800 dinner, special appropriations known as "earmarks" or "member projects" h Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Strong-Mayor Ruling

A state appeals court has ruled that a controversial plan to shift many powers from the county commission to the mayor's office can go before voters, perhaps as early as this fall. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Higher Ambitions

With nine of 19 Jacksonville City Council members unable to seek reelection because of term limits, some are already making plans to graduate to the state Legislature. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Studying Civics

Last year, a poll conducted by the Florida Bar revealed that many Floridians don't understand some basic principles of America's democratic system of government. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Soaring Salaries

Holland & Knight has hiked salaries in its Florida offices to some of the highest in the Southeastern U.S. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Data Morsels

The notion that e-mails and other forms of electronic communication are less than private is still not firmly established in the corner offices of corporate America: Recent cases involving Morgan Stanley and KPMG show that many executives and professional Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Bland Office -- Not-So-Bland Candidates

How could a campaign for something as bland as chief financial officer be nasty or even important? Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Final Frontier

Growth is coming to Florida's heartland. Who gets to say where it goes and how? Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

The IRS

Your accountant will probably handle most of the details, but it's still wise to keep abreast of changes in federal and state tax requirements that can have a big impact on your business. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Information Services

Access to information filed with the Division of Corporations, blank forms and publications are available several ways and in a variety of formats. The following guide will help you obtain the type of information you need in the most expedient manner. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

The Law On Campus

Frank Marley III on faculty at FAU; Stetson Law Review and the Terri Schiavo case. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Forms, Permits & Licenses

Federal, state and local governments each require separate business documents. Here's an easy guide. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

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