Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday. April 2
Apr 2, 2012
To go directly to the section of your choice, click on a hyperlink below. Other hyperlinks to meeting information, bills and news are noted in bold type.
There are no insurance-related events scheduled for today.
Florida ranks highest among 18 hurricane-region states for building codes and their enforcement, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says.
The winds of change blew into Collier County – literally – on September 10, 1960.
Florida’s state-run insurer stopped covering property owners building new homes and businesses earlier this year – a move that some say could slow or even halt new construction and economic growth in the Keys.
The long list of suspected car insurance scammers now includes food truck vendors.
The fate of Florida’s caps on damages in medical malpractice cases now rests with the state’s high court after attorneys on both sides of the issue debated whether the caps are constitutional.
Two major items are leaving the Legislature this week.
Even Democrats could cash in during the 2012 Republican National Convention.
The shooting of Trayvon Martin has brought an avalanche of criticism directed at Florida’s “stand your ground” law.
How a bill becomes a train.
The shape of the campaign to represent Monroe County in the Florida House changed Friday when three-term District 120 incumbent Ron Saunders formally withdrew from the race.
Groundbreaking is planned next week for the National Elephant Center in Indian River County, which supporters and opponents alike of HB 1117 say represents their arguments on the bill.
Storms in recent weeks in Kentucky have produced mounds of debris, and the state Division for Air Quality is recommending that people remember the material may contain asbestos.
To unsubscribe from this newsletter, please send an e-mail to Brooke Ellis at email@example.com