March 24, 2018

Government/Politics & Law

Are Abused, Neglected Children Getting Adequate Representation?

?The Guardian ad Litem program has seen its budget shrink by $5 million the past couple of years Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Survey: Reasons Behind No Pro Bono

Florida attorneys are asked to provide at least 20 hours of pro bono work each year, but just over half of them (52%) actually do it. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

It's Rough and Tumble at FHSAA

The new head of the powerful organization that regulates high school sports stepped into the job amid controversy and hasn't been afraid of it since. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Healthcare Reform Stalling Frank Sanchez's Nomination?

Tampa businessman Frank Sanchez’s nomination to be under secretary of international trade at the Department of Commerce has hit a snag. Read more »
Published on 11/19/2009

Attorney General Candidates: Field of Dreamers

The position was once viewed as a political dead end, but the governor's ascension from that job has given the position renewed respect. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Under the Gunster

Sen. George LeMieux's former law firm doesn't want politics interfering with its business. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Legal News Briefs - Nov. 2009

Former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez, DLA Piper; Judge Gregory Holder, Hillsborough; Edith Osman, Carlton Fields Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Politicians Still Cashing in on Free Trips

The rules have changed, but Florida's congressional delegation is still getting a free rides, paid for by private interests. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Swapping Carbon

With a mandatory cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions likely, some Florida businesses are looking for an edge -- and profits -- by trading in voluntary markets. But those markets, some, say, are still in a 'wild, wild west' stage. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Animated Decision for Digital Studio

Textor's latest deal is bringing an iteration of Digital Domain to Port St. Lucie — an animation studio-game developer funded with a $20-million state grant and $10 million in local incentives. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Best Up & Coming Fla. Attorneys, 2009

Lawyers on the way up, as recognized by their peers. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Rising Young Professionals

Florida's young professionals are making their presence felt in government, non-profits and business. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Cheap Labor: Fla. Lawmakers

Lawmakers in states with similar legislative workloads earn far more than those in Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

FAMU Law Gains Credibility

LeRoy Pernell's overhaul of the once-troubled law school leads to full accreditation. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Hillsborough Is Buying Fixer-Uppers

Using the first of its $19.1-million allotment from the federal government’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Hillsborough County has purchased a foreclosed handyman’s special in Tampa’s Clair-Mel neighborhood. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Icon: Wade L. Hopping

Born Aug. 12, 1931; died Aug. 11, 2009 -- Former Florida Supreme Court justice, lobbyist; Tallahassee Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Trendsetters: Pro-Bono Work

These attorneys are making a difference one hour at a time. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Controversial Bottling Plant Approved for Lake County

The St. Johns River Water Management District this morning approved a five-year water-use permit for Niagara Bottling in Lake County. The controversial permit created enormous public outcry, generating more than... Read more »
Published on 9/25/2009

Encouraging Growth

Sound fiscal policies and targeted incentives make Florida the right business choice. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2009

Net Worth: State Legislature Rankings

See the haves and the have-nots. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

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