Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Friday, June 15
Jun 15, 2012
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There are no insurance-related events scheduled for today.
Until Florida creates an atmosphere of political and regulatory stability, and allows companies to turn a profit, the private market will remain reluctant to write homeowners in the state, said a panel of insurance executives.
An online network newly opened to Collier County residents will allow 911 dispatchers to see a caller’s photo, address and information like allergies and medical complications, if the caller chooses to create a profile.
Every time I see someone cruising on a motorcycle down State Road 72 with a balmy subtropical breeze in his or her hair, I think about how I’m helping to pay for what is probably a delightful sensation that I’m never going to feel for myself.
There will be a new face at the Florida Board of Governor’s big meeting in Orlando next week. Elizabeth Webster, the regional vice president of health services for Arcadian Health Plan, has just been appointed to the board by Governor Rick Scott.
On Monday Representative John Legg’s Senate campaign got an endorsement from incoming Speaker Will Weatherford.
Financial news magazine Kiplinger named Orlando one of eight high job-growth cities, citing a 15 percent job growth and 150, 000 news jobs in the city over the next five years.
Collier County will receive $1.2 million, the most of any Florida county.
Florida lawmakers like to say that theyre just like the rest of us.
The state’s top juvenile justice investigator, who wrote a scathing report last year accusing one of the agency head’s closest friends of financial wrongdoing, is out of a job after a 25-year career in state government.
Governor Rick Scott, who said while campaigning for governor that he would require employers to use the federal E-Verify system to check immigration status, now acknowledges that requiring the agriculture industry to use it would put growers at a disadvantage.
U.S. lawmakers who retire to become lobbyists are much more likely than other former politicians to use their leftover campaign money for political uses, according to a new study reported by The Washington Post.
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