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Jun 30, 2017
Former State Rep. and Public Service Commissioner Jimmy Patronis was Sworn in Friday morning as the State’s Fourth Chief Financial Officer. Jim Rosica reports for SaintPetersBlog.com.
A Study Published in the Journal Science shows that Deaths in the US could Rise by 5.4 per 100,000 People for each degree Celsius that the temperature rises as a result of Climate Change. Texas and Florida, however, would see a disproportionate rise, with some Counties experiencing 20 to 40 Deaths per 100,000 People by 2100, the Study says. Business Insider reports via the PCI SmartBrief.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers became concerned that a Levee protecting Western Suburbs might be at risk. District Workers are now Inspecting Sections of a Levee along I-75 daily. Jenny Staletovich reports for the Miami Herald.
A Marine Insurer does not have to pay a Florida Freight Company for a Hijacked Cargo Shipment that it neglected to notify the Insurer about, a Federal Appeals Court Ruled Wednesday, Overturning a Lower Court Decision. Rob Linehan reports for Business Insurance.
The Order allows the State to quickly Draw from a Two-Year $54 Million Federal Grant awarded to Florida on April 21 to provide Prevention, Treatment and Recovery-Support Services. Joe Capozzi reports for the Palm Beach Post.
Two People were killed and Four People were seriously Injured Thursday in what is being described as a “Major Incident” at the Tampa Electric Company Power Plant in Apollo Beach. Anastasia Dawson and Steve Contorno report for the Tampa Bay Times.
The Changes — including Two Bills from the Special Session — are among 125 Revisions to Florida Statutes that hit the Books July 1. The NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Jim Turner reports via the Lakeland Ledger.
The Waiting Period is only one of the Issues the Florida Department of Health must tackle as it races to implement the Law before Monday’s Deadline. WMFE reports via Crain’s Miami.
Governor Rick Scott on Thursday named a Former Executive with Florida Power & Light Co. and its Parent Company, NextEra Energy, to run the Florida Lottery. The Miami Herald’s Kristin M. Clark reports.
A Florida Strip Club accused of Hiring only Women Bartenders and refusing to Hire a Man is facing a Federal Lawsuit. The Miami Herald reports via Crain’s Miami.
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