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Bill McCollum

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  • The death of immigration reform: Just what Big Business wants

    The death of immigration reform: Just what Big Business wants
    Was illegal immigration a top issue for you in last year's campaign? Were you one of those who voted for a candidate specifically because he ran around screaming the word "Arizona" a lot? If so, you got played for a fool. Because, with one day left...
  • Free-market pols should go after taxes

    Free-market pols should go after taxes
    Florida's case against tax dodgers Expedia, Orbitz and other online-travel companies just got a lot easier. Recently released documents from a court case in Georgia help Florida make its case by showing that the companies knew as far back as 2003 that...
  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is the state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is the state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is the national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD...
  • Why hasn't Gov. Rick Scott taken a stand on FPL's proposed rate hike?

    Why hasn't Gov. Rick Scott taken a stand on FPL's proposed rate hike?
    Critics of Florida Power & Light's proposed $690 million base rate hikehave questioned why Gov. Rick Scotthasn't taken a position on it. The increase would amount to $7.09 more a month on the base part of a monthly bill for customers who use 1,000...
  • Will Attorney General Bondi oppose FPL's rate hike?

    Will Attorney General Bondi oppose FPL's rate hike?
    Why hasn’t Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi taken a stand on FPL’s request to increase base electric rates $690 million, or nearly $7 a month for a typical customer? Former Florida Attorney Generals Bill McCollum and Charlie Crist were...
  • Cannon’s House is a machine

     
    TALLAHASSEE — For the last 59 days as House speaker, Winter Park Rep. Dean Cannon has run a tight ship. Unlike the deliberately paced Florida Senate, the Florida House of Representatives usually starts up its daily session right on time. Cannon...
  • Bondi’s office starts laying off cyber-crime staff

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers opted this spring to transfer one prized priority of former Attorney General Bill McCollum– a Child Predator Cybercrime Unit – out of the office of new Attorney General Pam Bondi. Lawmakers shifting the...
  • Former AG McCollum joins SNR Denton

     
    Former Attorney General Bill McCollum has joined SNR Denton's Washington D.C. office to lead its state attorneys general practice, the firm announced Wednesday. “With the recent, dramatic growth in state Attorneys General consumer protection...
  • 11th Circuit judges have tough questions for both sides in arguments over health-care overhaul

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida ATLANTA — Grappling with how far Congress’ powers can go, three appeals-court judges Wednesday pointedly questioned attorneys in a case that could decide the future of last year’s federal...
  • Scott, Cabinet delve back into online hotel sales tax debate

     
    Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet delved back into the complicated and ongoing debate over how hotels sold online on sites like Priceline or Expedia be taxed, Thursday. Lawmakers, local governments and hotel operators have long battled over how hotel...
  • Federal judge upholds the Rick Scott rule of Florida campaign-finance

     
    By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With the fight largely over and a U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a similar law in Arizona, a federal judge on Wednesday quietly set aside a portion of Florida's campaign finance...