August 20, 2014

Government/Politics & Law

Gov. Rick Scott's Take on Education Reform is Textbook Jeb

When it comes to education reform, Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Jeb Bush are on the same page. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2011

Redistricting: Free-for-All in Florida

Florida's Constitution says the Legislature must redraw the state's congressional and legislative district boundaries every 10 years, based on the most recent Census. The 2010 redistricting officially begins now, with new mapping tools for the public and Read more »
Published on 3/1/2011

The State's Budget

Interactive Flash presentation: Where Florida's money comes from, where it goes and the state's cash cows. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2011

The State's Budget- Two Opposing Views of How Florida Spends Its Money

The State Budget - Are We Tightwads... Or Big Spenders? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2011

Interview with Florida's Gov. Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott met with FLORIDA TREND last month. Following are quotes from the interview. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2011

Scott's Inner Circle

Florida's new governor is drafting heavily from the private sector -- and from outside the state -- as he makes key appointments. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2011

Saving Face - Largest Minority-Owned Law Firm in U.S. Continues Without Founding Partner

The former Adorno & Yoss plans business without its 'rainmaker' for the first time in 25 years. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

The Hank Adorno Suit

The Hank Adorno Suit Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

Politics - Florida Newsmakers of the Year

Mel and the Dominoes, Florida Newsmakers of the Year - Politics Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

The Amendments

The lineup of ballot initiatives covers everything from Hometown Democracy to legislative redistricting. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2010

Candidates Playing Dirty

Campaign tricks range from the creative to the sinister. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2010

How Candidates for U.S. Senate in Florida Compare on Issues

Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio, Kendrick Meek, Jeff Greene Read more »
Published on 7/1/2010

Of Counsel: Unique Sentence for First-Time Shoplifters

First-time shoplifters are required to hold signs in front of the store they stole from. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2010

Florida Still Using Tobacco Money, 13 Years Later

Smoke and money go hand-in-hand. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2010

The Heat Goes On

Tobacco-related litigation continues in Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2010

Northeast Fla. Business Players - July 2010

Capt. Jeffrey Maclay Read more »
Published on 7/1/2010

Chief Priority - Charles T. Canady is Chief Justice-elect

Charles T. Canady has been named chief justice-elect of the Florida Supreme Court. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2010

Both Sides Now - Energy Regulation in Florida

Regulation from the perspective of a businessperson, not a government insider Read more »
Published on 6/1/2010

iLaw - Free iPhone App for Florida Lawyers

Christopher B. Hopkins has developed an iPhone application that details rules of professional conduct for Florida's lawyers. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2010

2010 Governor's Sterling Award Recipients Announced

Florida Sterling Council Honors Three Healthcare Organizations Read more »
Published on 5/10/2010

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