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September 22, 2018

Government/Politics & Law

Florida: Open for Business

Charlie Crist invites you to learn more about doing business in Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Setting Aside Set-Asides

Broward County has become the second south Florida county to suspend its affirmative action program. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Victory for Sports, Arts

A $1.1-billion project for three downtown sports and entertainment venues went down to the wire but won approval from commissions in Orlando and Orange County in late July. Rendering of... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Image Repair

Amid a fast-growing population in Orlando, some violent crime rose in 2006, and civic and business leaders in the region are wrestling with what the crime statistics mean and what... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Numbers Game

Today, residential construction in North Port is at a near-standstill, and experts are at odds over just how many people actually moved into the homes that were built. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

The Case Against Incentives

What is Miami-Dade getting in return for public-money incentives to private businesses? Very little, according to a report by Florida International University. DISCONNECT: “A lot of businesses treat these incentives... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Drive Now, Pay Later

Builder financing, private operators, more tolls: Is "borrow and spend" right for taxpayers? Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Sinking Feeling

Insurance reforms are aiming to stem sinkhole litigation. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Fla. Bar Website: Creating Greater Transparency

Investigating the disciplinary history of a Florida attorney used to involve contacting the Florida Bar and requesting the information. But after an August update Of the Bar’s website, the information... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Legal News Briefs - Sept. 2007

Beth Prather, Osterhout & McKinney; Jeanne L. Seewald, Hahn Loeser + Parks; Vance E. Salter, Hunton & Williams; Barry University Law School; Clark Furlow, Stetson Law School; Mitchell Fuerst, Christine Humphrey, Andrew Ittleman, Fuerst Humphrey Ittleman o Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Act II

Calling growth management a "mess," new DCA Secretary Tom Pelham wants a rewrite. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Delhi Up to the Bar

Even legal work is being outsourced to India. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Data: Floridian's Average Tax Liability

Florida, Georgia and North Carolina Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Power to the People

As two new PSC members change the tone, will Bush holdovers start changing too? Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Wedded to Divorce Law

Twenty-five years ago, when attorney Jeff Miller was just starting out, he took on his first divorce case. He didn’t like it... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Legal News Briefs - July 2007

Richard Rosenbaum, Paul D’Arelli, Gregory J. Johnson, Robert A. Zinn, Stetson University College of Law, Carlos Burruezo. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Libel's First Cousin

False light suits don't question the facts of a media report, just the implications of the facts. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Election Results

Political operatives worry about how to play Florida’s new, early Jan. 29 presidential primary date. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Government & Mediation Attorneys

New for this year, voting attorneys were invited to submit two names of government attorneys. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Up & Coming

In-state Florida Bar members were asked to name the top up and coming attorney in Florida — in practice 10 years or less. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Alphabetical List of Florida's Top Attorneys

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Published on 7/1/2007

Head of the Firm

For the third year, we invited Legal Elite lawyers to vote for the person they consider the best, most effective managing partner in Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Biography: Sen. Mel Martinez

Listen to a narrated photo biography about Sen. Mel Martinez's journey from an immigrant to RNC chairman. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Tinkering with Taxes

State pols battle local officials for hearts and minds of voters. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Bully Bosses

The law protects abusive supervisors -- but the tide is turning. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

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Miami Beach considers annexing western Venetian Islands
Miami Beach considers annexing western Venetian Islands

Two of the Venetian Islands are part of Miami while the other four belong to Miami Beach. Some residents of Biscayne and San Marco islands say they want to join Miami Beach, but they face an uphill battle.

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