January 18, 2022

Politics & Law: Archive

Sen. Jeff Brandes leaves behind a legacy of big ideas and principled dissents
1/13/2022
Last March, as lawmakers cobbled together a spending plan in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Senate budget subcommittee rolled out ...
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Legislative Preview - Rags to Riches
1/10/2022
Flush state coffers will ease this year's budget process. Here's a closer look at the issues on the Legislature's agenda.
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Voter-passed tax referenda generate a bonanza for local governments, inviting pushback from the Legislature
10/27/2021
Voters in many Florida counties take advantage of local option taxes to fund some specific services. The Legislature has moved to restrict that flexibility, however.
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10/27/2021
With no state income tax Florida's state government generates the bulk of general revenue from sales tax collections.
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7/30/2021
A month after Florida went on COVID-19 lockdown, Will Benson took his wife and two young children out on his skiff for a quarantine break.
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7/30/2021
Orlando entrepreneurs Alex Santos and Peter Kassabov have a knack for staying ahead of the curve.
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6/29/2021
Jaret Davis was helping a friend move out of her house in an affluent Miami neighborhood about 20 years ago when neighbors called the police three times, supicious Davis was stealing furniture.
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6/29/2021
“I had one gift — I was curious, and I liked to learn,” says Gary Sasso.
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Justice for all
6/29/2021
“It just caused me to double down on my efforts related to the role lawyers can play when appropriately focused,” says attorney Al Dotson.
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6/29/2021
“The court system estimates that there'll be a little more than 1.1 million cases backlogged as of July... That's just in Florida."
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Dealing with uncertainty
6/29/2021
“Of course, nobody knew we were on the eve of a pandemic, or one of us might have thought better of that plan,” she laughs.
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A heavy loss
6/29/2021
After Pensacola plaintiff's attorney Fred Levin died from COVID-19, UF-educated trial lawyer Mark Proctor became President of Levin Papantonio Rafferty.
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6/28/2021
Heather L. Apicella is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law and is Chair of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar.
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6/28/2021
Chip Bachara has devoted his legal career to representing clients in every type of construction dispute.
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6/28/2021
Dennis M. Campbell is the founding member of Campbell Law Firm PLLC, a trial and appellate firm.
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6/28/2021
Mr. Clark is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates...
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6/28/2021
Michele Diglio-Benkiran has been practicing Real Estate & Business Law in Florida for over 22 years.
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6/28/2021
Dale Dobuler is a shareholder focusing his trial and litigation practice on complex insurance coverage litigation and bad faith...
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6/28/2021
Peter L. Gladstone, Principal/Shareholder of Gladstone & Weissman, PA, is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law...
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6/28/2021
Since 1993, Michael A. Gottlieb, PA has been handling criminal defense matters in state and federal courts, across the U.S.
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