Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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March 26, 2012
The United States Supreme Court heard 90 minutes of argument this morning on whether the federal Anti-Injunction Act prohibits the plaintiffs from bringing the challenge to the individual mandate at this time. The ... [Read Briefing]
March 23, 2012
The death of Trayvon Martin both saddens and troubles me. There cannot be any questions surrounding the circumstances of this young man’s death, and I have every confidence in the Department of Justice and the Florida ... [Read Briefing]
March 16, 2012
More than one year ago, Florida was given the notorious title of “pill mill capital of the nation.” With more than seven Floridians dying from prescription drug overdoses per day, I knew we needed to take swift action ... [Read Briefing]
March 9, 2012
With the 2012 Legislative Session ending today, I commend the Legislature for passing legislation that increases public safety and consumer protection for Floridians. This legislative session, I supported bills that: ... [Read Briefing]
March 02, 2012
On Thursday, I testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee at a hearing on “Prescription Drug Diversion: Combating the Scourge.” Congresswoman Bono Mack invited me to testify due to Florida’s crucial ... [Read Briefing]
February 24, 2012
This week, I announced the appointments of Charlotte Danciu and Yvonne Fry to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women for terms beginning today and ending Dec. 31, 2015. I also reappointed Nancy Peek McGowan and ... [Read Briefing]
February 17, 2012
I am pleased to announce that this week, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 227, sponsored by Representative Stargel, which will establish a Statewide Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse and ... [Read Briefing]
February 10, 2012
On Thursday, we announced that Florida has entered a historic, national $25 billion settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses and unacceptable nationwide mortgage servicing ... [Read Briefing]
February 03, 2012
With Legislative Session fully underway, I would like to provide you with an update on legislation that is essential to protecting Floridians. First, I am opposed to the mega casino resort bill that would allow for a ... [Read Briefing]
January 27, 2012
Dr. Jose Carlos Menendez-Campos, a Seminole County physician, was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for his role in a prescription pill trafficking operation. This illegal operation was responsible for distributing ... [Read Briefing]
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