August 16, 2017

Government/Politics & Law

Four New Floridians to Capitol Hill

The Florida Congressional delegation welcomes aboard four new members in 2009. Here’s a summary of the four Floridians headed to Washington. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

3-D Animated Evidence [Video]

Legal Art Works uses 3-D technology to help raise judgments. Watch a demonstration here. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Obama, Here's How to Fix Our Economic Mess

Watch: Debt crisis expert Juan Enriquez details 10 non-partisan financial commandments for President-elect Barack Obama.

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Published on 1/1/2009

State Budget Fuss

Published on 1/1/2009

Man Wins $18M Verdict Against Newspaper

In 2003, a Florida highway contractor won an $18.2-million verdict against the Pensacola News Journal, claiming the newspaper invaded his privacy and damaged his reputation by printing a story that was completely true. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Attorneys in the News - Jan. 2009

Craig H. Smith, Hogan & Hartson; Larry A. Klein, Daniel Fridman, Holland & Knight; Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

New Courtroom Tactic: Animated Evidence

Legal Art Works uses 3-D technology to help raise judgments. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Data: Expert Lawyers

Created in 1983, Florida’s Legal Board Certification Program offers 22 state-approved specialties, the most in the nation. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Government 2009

Already dealing with declining tax revenue and investment income, local governments are being locked out of the bond markets. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

The Obama Factor in Florida

How will the election of Democrat Barack Obama as president affect Florida in 2009? Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

The State of Jacksonville

Florida Trend talked with Jacksonville Mayor John Peyton in November about why and how Jacksonville is bucking the economic downturn. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

The Freshman Class

The Florida House gets 35 new members. All seven new senators served in the House. Here's a roundup. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

State Getting Tough on Open Record Violators

A state commission is working to put teeth into enforcement of Florida's open record laws. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

How I Didn't Become Governor

Bob Butterworth, former Florida Attorney General and secretary of Department of Children and Families, tells why he changed his mind about running for governor in 1990. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

No More Robes for Kenneth Bell

Family responsibilities lead former high court justice Kenneth Bell back to the private sector. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Earmarks: Bringing Home the Bacon

Florida lawmakers end-run the federal budgetary process to spend hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars on pet projects each year. See who gets what. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Government Keeps Hiring

Finding ways to grow: Government keeps hiring as the private sector in Florida trimmed more than 100,000 jobs in a year. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Icon: Bob Butterworth

Florida attorney general, 1987-2002; Florida Dept. of Children and Families secretary, 2007-Aug. 2008; age 66. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

How to Handle the Downturn

Florida's business leaders recently gathered to address the state's financial condition and to assess the $850-billion federal bailout plan. Watch what they had to say. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Attorney: Open Government Laws Go Beyond the Computer

Sun Screens: Florida's first Sunshine Law attorney wants public officials to know that open government laws extend beyond the office computer. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

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Lightning Caught On Camera More But Killing Less
Lightning Caught On Camera More But Killing Less

Lightning is an accepted hazard in Florida, especially in the summer. Recently, surveillance cameras captured a number of people being hit. Weather experts say lightning deaths have trended down for decades and 2017 could see an all-time low. 

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