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TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Ron DeSantis appointment of five state circuit court judges June 5 has critics alleging the Republican governor failed to follow certain rules regarding judicial appointments.
Insurance advocate: Florida insurers 'grateful' for Gov's signature on AOB reform; other abuses continue
Florida consumers should see more insurance choices and lower rates in coming years, after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed AOB reform into law, insurance industry advocate says.
TALLAHASSEE - Florida's Supreme Court will hear oral arguments over whether Gov. Rick Scott has the right to appoint a judge to the circuit court just weeks before the November election, and after ballot papers are printed.
TALLAHASSEE – In the legal battle involving the National Rifle Association and Gov. Rick Scott's new gun laws, another complication has transpired that may force the NRA to name two young adults in its lawsuit.
Measure could politicize Florida administrative law judge selection process, ALJ Association president says
Florida House lawmakers are making a second attempt to give Gov. Rick Scott the power to appoint administrative law judges, something that would threaten the independence of that judicial group, the Association of Administrative Law Judges president said during a recent interview.
TALLAHASSEE – Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente will not be recused from a case that centers on who will make the decision to appoint replacements for her and two colleagues on the bench.
Florida may be a Republican trifecta—meaning the GOP controls the governor’s office and both houses of the legislature—but political observers don’t expect hard-right ballot measures to spew out of the newly appointed Constitution Revision Commission.