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How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments against them. The bill, SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacc
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 31, 2012 11:07
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Times-Union investigation: How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature ($$)

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
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CORRECTED-US states welcome tobacco settlement, bond woes remain

A recent deal with tobacco companies will distribute money to 17 states that has been tied up for years, but the funds may only provide short-term relief to underfunded tobacco bonds.
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2012 08:24
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Tobacco Bonds Rally After Cigarette Makers Release $4 Billion

Tobacco bonds issued by U.S. states are gaining after Philip Morris USA (PM) and other cigarette makers said they would distribute to 17 states $4 billion in payments previously withheld from a 1998 settlement.
Bloomberg News
added Dec 20, 2012 01:59
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California draws on reserves for tobacco debt payments

California officials have tapped reserves for payments on two series of state tobacco bonds due to insufficient tobacco settlement revenue, according to notices filed with Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board on Monday.
Reuters
added Dec 4, 2012 01:53
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[Minnesota] MN completes refinancing of tobacco bonds

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota has completed the refinancing of tobacco revenue bonds after the state Supreme Court ruled the move is constitutional. Minnesota Management and Budget said Thursday the state sold $656 million in state appropriation bon
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2012 18:54
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[Florida] Tobacco Appeal Bonds

During the 2009 Legislative Session, the Legislature passed a bill (SB 2198) relating to the posting of security with regard to judgments against tobacco companies that were participants in the settlement of the State's case against tobacco companies, S
Supreme Court of Florida
added Oct 14, 2012 03:43
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Florida Supreme Court won't rehear tobacco case ($$)

Florida's high court effectively ended a test by smokers challenging the constitutionality of a cap on appellate bonds the industry is required to post.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Oct 14, 2012 03:40
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[Florida] TOBACCO LEGISLATION APPEALS (PDF)

BOND POSTED
Supreme Court of Florida
added Sep 12, 2012 09:03
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Tobacco Appeal Bonds - The Florida Supreme Court Clerk's Office

During the 2009 Legislative Session, the Legislature passed a bill (SB 2198) relating to the posting of security with regard to judgments against tobacco companies that were participants in the settlement of the State's case
Supreme Court of Florida
added Sep 6, 2012 06:06
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