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News on Florida Laws and Changes

Secretary of State Ken Detzner on Florida Elections

Following the 2012 General Election, Governor Rick Scott tasked Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner with making recommendations to increase the accessibility and efficiency in Florida Elections. In response to this task and in an effort to make the most … Continue reading

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Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer Settlement

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced today that Florida will receive nearly $1.3 million from a national settlement, including other states and the federal government, with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc. over off-label marketing allegations. Rapamune is only approved by … Continue reading

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Freddie Schinz | Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Senate President Don Gaetz announced the appointment of Mr. Freddie Schinz to the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors. “Mr. Schinz’ more than 40 years of experience as both a commercial builder throughout our state, business leader and insurance … Continue reading

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Lawyer Sets Turning Point in Zimmerman Trial

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Two days ago, a reporter called me from Newsweek.  Christine Pelisek from the Daily Beast asked me to comment on the opening statements of the Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman second degree murder trail.  She wanted to speak with a Florida criminal lawyer that … Continue reading

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Florida Police Push the Line on Sexual Assault

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After stopping Zoe Brugger, a young mother and resident of Lakeland, for driving with a broken taillight, Florida law enforcement subjected her to a humiliating drug search, ordering the young woman to lift her shirt and shake out her bra. Florida … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast Utility Contractors LLC Willful and Serious Safety Violation

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Gulf Coast Utility Contractors LLC in Florida with two willful and two serious safety violations with proposed penalties totaling $106,400 for exposing workers to a cave-in and other … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Rick Scott State of the State Address

Florida Governor Rick Scott

On Tuesday, March 5th, Governor Scott gave his third State of the State Address. After two years of hard work, we know ‘It’s Working.” Governor Rick Scott: Putting Florida Families First March 5, 2013 State of the State Address Embargoed … Continue reading

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The Florida Department of Corrections New Performance Dashboard

The Florida Department of Corrections (DC) is announcing the launch of its performance reporting system – the Performance Dashboard. In an ongoing effort to enhance organizational performance and ensure accountability through increased transparency, the Department is implementing performance-based assessments in all … Continue reading

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Jacksonville DUI Lawyers and BAC Legal Limit

Jacksonville Lawyer Cynthia Veintemillas

Around a week ago, we started hearing about the National Transportation Safety Board’s proposal to reduce the legal limit for the crime of driving under the influence of alcohol.  They were asking states to decrease the blood and breath alcohol legal … Continue reading

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Children’s Cancer Cooperative Four Times Bigger Than Allied Veterans

Lt. Governor Carroll resigned after request due to involvement alleged in Allied Veterans corruption and Jacksonville Lawyer.

At miamiherald.com on Thursday, 05/16/13 the following news was released. The full text can be found here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/22/3301597/florida-regulators-to-probe-another.html Florida regulators to probe another charity tied to alleged illegal gambling at Internet cafes Fresh off a nearly $300 million racketeering case involving … Continue reading

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Allied Veterans Updated News and Information

Lt. Governor Carroll resigned after request due to involvement alleged in Allied Veterans corruption and Jacksonville Lawyer.

Allied Veterans Updated News and Information 16 May, 2013. Almost 60 defendants with ties to Florida-based Allied Veterans of the World were arrested in March. Investigators say Allied Veterans spent just 2 percent of its $300 million earnings on veterans’ … Continue reading

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Peter D. Kitt and Shawn D. Franklin Alleged Florida Sex Trafficking Ring

Attorney General Pam Bondi and Clearwater Police Chief Anthony Holloway Announce Arrest of Two Individuals on Human Trafficking Related Charges Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Clearwater Police Department Chief Anthony Holloway, as well as other partnering agencies, today announced … Continue reading

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Florida Work Plan 2013 | $20 Billion for Education

Senator Don Gaetz, District 1 — Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2013 CONTACT: Katie Betta, (850) 487-5229 2013 WORK PLAN FLORIDA 2013 Legislative Report Dear Neighbor, On Sunday afternoon, Vicky and I left Tallahassee and headed home to Niceville … Continue reading

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Florida Law from Attorney General Pam Bondi

Pam Bondi and Rick Scott are after pill mills.

Attorney General Pam Bondi applauds the Florida Law Legislature for passing key consumer, taxpayer, and military protection bills, her top priorities this legislative session. Attorney General Bondi worked closely with the Legislature on bills that: safeguard consumers and businesses from … Continue reading

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