Legal Updates

GOVERNOR SUSPENSION POWERS The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that the Governor has the authority to suspend former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for neglect of duty and incompetence.

GAINESVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE A Florida appeals court has ruled in favor of the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce regarding its exemption to pay taxes to the Alachua County property appraiser. A split court ruled the Chamber is a charity and therefore, not obligated to pay property taxes.