Legal Updates

PARI-MUTUEL CARD GAMES  The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation will appeal an administrative law judge’s ruling that the Department illegally abolished rules governing card games at pari-mutuel facilities.  The facilities argued that, without the rules, games are effectively shut down while the State insists the facilities are operating their games outside of existing Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Fall 2013 Legal Updates

VOTER PURGE. As previously reported, the Governor announced his intention to continue with the removal of non-citizen registered voters as a result of a Supreme Court decision allowing such activities.  Secretary of State Ken Detzner, who oversees the elected Supervisors of Elections, began a tour called ‘Project Integrity’ to explain the new procedures.  Florida now plans Read more about Fall 2013 Legal Updates[…]

Resignation of Lieutenant Governor Carroll

Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll resigned March 12, 2013 in the wake of a federal investigation into a chain of internet cafes, Allied Veterans of the World, which she once represented.  Lieutenant Governor Carroll consulted for the company in 2009 and 2010 when she was serving in the Florida House of Representatives. She resigned to prevent the Read more about Resignation of Lieutenant Governor Carroll[…]