April 18, 2014

Government/Politics & Law

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

Mixed Messages

A Florida Supreme Court task force is studying what to do when tech and testimony intersect. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

Malpractice: Numbers Fall

Lawsuits and insurance rates are down. Do tort law changes deserve the credit. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

Medicaid: The Future

The federal government's insurance program consumes a large portion of the state's budget, but Florida has options for reining in costs. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

Pension Tension

As pension obligations balloon, governments face pressure to explore alternatives to their defined benefits plans. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

The Future of Healthcare

Forget Obamacare -- here are the trends reshaping healthcare in Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

Icon: Claude R. Kirk Jr.

First Republican governor since Reconstruction, 1967-71; Born 1926; Died Sept. 28, 2011 at age 85. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

Hitting a Drywall

Florida's head toxicologist is trying to determine the physical effects of Chinese drywall on homeowners. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2010

Florida's Regions Should Plan Growth Together

Traditionally, Florida's major regions pursue their own economic paths. If one region pays attention to what another is up to, it's most often for competitive reasons, not out of any sense of shared destiny. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2010

2010 Economic Yearbook: Signs of Life

Florida's economy finally has a pulse again. Layoff notices are down; temp hiring is up. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2010

Book: Buddy MacKay's Take on Florida

Read an excerpt from Buddy MacKay's autobiography, 'How Florida Happened.' It recaptures a time which saw Florida grow from a semi-rural to a mega-state, where political dominance shifted from the left to the right. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

Awards: Tops in Pro Bono

Florida Bar honors 22 attorneys Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

Fla. Trial Lawyers on High Alert

Trial lawyers will be paying close attention to two issues in particular during the legislative session. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

Judicial Branch: An Equal Partner?

Peggy A. Quince Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Peggy A. Quince says it’s time that legislators start treating the state’s judiciary as the branch of government it really is. For... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

Where Citizens Decide Growth Changes

One community has experimented with citizen approval of land-use changes. Now the forces allied against Amendment 4 want to make it the poster child for their campaign. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

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