April 23, 2021

Politics & Law: Archive

3/30/2021
HB 673, Gail's Law, by Representative Emily Slosberg passed out of the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee with unanimous, bipartisan support
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3/29/2021
More than three million renters say they are at risk of losing their homes with the federal eviction moratorium set to expire this week...
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Cash Crunch: Lawmakers' challenge will be to balance the budget
3/1/2021
COVID-related concerns will dominate the 2021 legislative session.
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Florida grapples with projected $2.75 billion deficit for 2021-22 fiscal year
3/1/2021
At the end of January, Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed a $96.6-billion budget — $4.3 billion over the current year.
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Florida's top legislative issues in 2021
3/1/2021
House Speaker Chris Sprowls, Senate President Wilton Simpson and Gov. Ron DeSantis have signaled that they will address the risk of flooding caused by sea-level rise.
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3/1/2021
In 2002, Miami-Dade County voters approved a referendum creating a special taxing district for the Children's Trust...
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1/27/2021
It's been 20 years since Congress approved the comprehensive plan to restore the Everglades.
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11/3/2020
Florida voters will consider six amendments to the state constitution when they go to the polls next month. Each proposal requires at least 60% approval by voters.
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11/3/2020
Florida voters will consider six amendments to the state constitution when they go to the polls next month. Each proposal requires at least 60% approval by voters.
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UNF Poll Finds Biden Leading in Florida Presidential Race
10/6/2020
The PORL at the UNF released a new poll comprised of likely Florida voters showing former Vice President Joe Biden as the frontrunner in the ongoing presidential race.
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7/27/2020
Florida lobbyists pulled in an estimated quarter of a billion dollars in 2019, a record amount that marks a 22% increase over the past decade.
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7/27/2020
Worried that a surcharge could cripple its business, Dosal Tobacco hired more than a dozen Tallahassee lobbyists and Sarah Bascom...
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Coronavirus lawsuits in Florida
6/25/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has triggered more than 80 federal and state lawsuits in Florida, and that's only the beginning.
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COVID-19 may stall Florida Bar's push for a statewide business court system
6/25/2020
In 2004, Judge Belvin Perry issued an order creating Florida's first business court in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court, which serves the Orlando area...
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6/25/2020
The Florida Bar's new president is focused on providing support for lawyers struggling with mental health issues.
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6/22/2020
Edgar Lopez practices throughout Florida, including Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
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6/22/2020
Betsy Pennewill serves as corporate counsel at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc.
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6/22/2020
Anthony Rickman is a prominent criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor representing clients in Florida state and federal court.
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6/22/2020
Laird A. Lile was named a Top 10 Florida Super Lawyer in 2018 & 2019 and a Top 100 for 13 years.
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6/22/2020
Bruce Harris practices law exclusively in the areas of property rights and eminent domain.
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