February 29, 2024

Government/Politics & Law

This Court Means Business

The success of Orlando's high-tech, no-nonsense business court has others looking to follow suit. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Opportunities

Because of her gender, my daughter is likely to have fewer chances to play on a team than her brother at most colleges in Florida and in the U.S. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Icon: Reubin O'D. Askew

"It's a big year for me. Donna Lou and I will celebrate our golden anniversary in August, and I celebrate 50 years as a lawyer this year too." Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Mold Beat

Michael S. Greene of Akerman Senterfitt in Miami has a unique new line to add to his resume. He is teaching the nation's first university-accredited course on mold prevention. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Growth Spurt

Tampa law firm Trenam Kemker snapped up a dozen lawyers from Holland & Knight's shuttered St. Petersburg office. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Bonding

Eyeing the booming municipal bond business in Florida, Orlando-based Broad & Cassel has launched a mu-nicipal finance and capital projects group. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

For Whom the Tolls Swell

Florida has turned to toll roads to hoist itself from the muck of transportation policies that haven't kept pace with growth. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Voters Pass Strong Mayor Plan

Miami-Dade voters approved a plan to shift some powers from the county commission to the county mayor. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Civics Lesson

During a speech at the University of Florida last fall, retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor spoke of political and physical threats against judges. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

'Blawg' & Order

More Florida lawyers are turning to blogs as a creative outlet - or in some cases to score new business. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

The '06 Agenda

In Jeb Bush's last session, the Legislature has billions to play with as it considers everything from tax cuts to land conversation. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Jeb's Legacy

Jeb Bush's record has established him as one of the most influential governors in Florida's modern history, but which of his initiatives will extend significantly beyond his eight years in office? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Upping the Ante

After Broward County voters approved Las Vegas-style slot machines at the county's four pari-mutuel locations last year, the state Legislature set regulations on the higher-payout, high-profit machines. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Politically Popular

Members of Congress took more than $19-million worth of free trips between 2000 and 2005, many of them to Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Affordable Housing Challenge

Responses to the issue of affordable workforce housing range from community land trusts to individual efforts and regulatory relief. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Party Favors

Donations to federal officeholders in Florida political campaigns -- by the numbers. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Delayed Justice

The only picture Shelton Chappell has of his mother is a 1964 photograph of her body on a mortuary slab, his father staring at her mournfully. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

A Paucity of Parks

By any measure, Miami's park system is the nation's skimpiest, ranking last among major cities in parkland per capita and in the percentage of land devoted to parks. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Sharp Focus

A group of women lawyers unites to drum up business and dispel some misperceptions. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Icon: Willie Gary

Some people are winners. They just refuse to give up. They just refuse to quit. I think sometimes you're born with it. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Another Bright Idea?

It's questionable whether a proposed sunset law would shrink the ranks of agencies. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Tectonic Plates

Florida's immigrant workers, documented and undocumented, once were visible only in our fields and groves. No more. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Gunshine State

Florida businesses are butting heads with the National Rifle Association over a proposed change to the state's gun law. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Business Approach

Darrell Kelley will handle the business side at Holland & Knight, freeing up Howell Melton to focus on the legal side. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Growing Trend

The National Law Journal's annual ranking of the biggest law firms in the U.S. found that globalization is the hottest trend. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

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Could Florida electric bills go up because of a fuel made from manure?
Could Florida electric bills go up because of a fuel made from manure?

A bill advancing through the Florida Legislature that would entice utility companies to invest in “renewable natural gas” could cost Florida residents if signed into law, according to energy watchdog groups.

 

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