February 23, 2018

Government/Politics & Law

There's Much Riding on 2010 Census

Nearly 200,000 Floridians went uncounted last time. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Watchdogs on a Leash

The Legislature beefed up the law governing agency watchdogs, but are they still too vulnerable to political pressure? Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Starting Pensacola's New Park Wasn't Easy

Pensacola will break ground this summer on its Community Maritime Park, a $70-million, nearly 32-acre project on the biggest undeveloped parcel of downtown waterfront. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Icon: Bob Martinez

Florida governor, 1987-91; U.S. drug czar, 1991-93, age 74 Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

We Can't Be Afraid of Big Decisions

Most of the time, however, Big Decisions with long-term impacts — particularly bad ones — aren't just one decision. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

The Impact of Cameras in Fla. Courtrooms

Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Peggy Quince shares her thoughts. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Mapping a Greener Economy

CFO Alex Sink's former deputy chief of staff, Kathy Baughman McLeod, aims to help businesses understand and benefit from efforts to curb carbon emissions. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Harris Corp.'s Newest Contracts, Deals

Melbourne-based Harris Corp. has landed the following contracts. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Broward Aims to Attract More Headquarters

The reason: Headquarters jobs pay on average $80,000 and bring the foot-soldier volunteers who make cultural and community organizations go. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Jailhouse Conversions [Video]

Prisoners at faith- and character-based correctional facilities are less likely to return to prison than other inmates. Watch a video report on why such institutions work.

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Published on 5/1/2009

Legal News Briefs - May 2009

Jeanne L. Seewald, Hahn Loeser & Parks; Neil S. Rollnick, Adorno & Yoss; David A. Holmes, Farr, Farr, Emerich, Hackett, and Carr. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Race for Agriculture Commish Is Crowded Early

Why all the interest? See the players. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Beware of 'Green' Services, Products

With no legal definition, claims of being 'green' don't necessarily have to be true -- yet. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Prison Reform: A Course Correction

With prisons full and a tight state budget, Florida business leaders are pushing reform as a matter of efficiency -- and public safety. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Judge Tries to Lighten Foreclosure Case Load

The new rules are intended to help the court navigate a nearly 600 percent rise in foreclosure cases since 2006. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

A Twist on Fraud

The number of complaints from seniors about unscrupulous financial advisers and insurance agents who steer them into unsuitable annuities has nearly quadrupled in the past three years. Some cases involve a practice known as "twisting" -- a ploy designed Read more »
Published on 4/1/2009

Fostering Efficiency in Social Services

A high-tech monitoring system helps one foster care agency better monitor kids -- and caseworkers. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2009

High Court: Parents Can't Sign Away Kids' Rights

The Florida Supreme Court says parents can't sign waivers giving up their children's rights to sue. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2009

Two Legislators Crack Down on Ponzi Schemes

Richard L. Barrett, an Orlando attorney who helped represent Thunder Cross, says the court’s decision will likely "cripple" the state’s motocross industry. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2009

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