Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report–Monday, October 20, 2014
Oct 20, 2014
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For more than a decade, scientists have seen Florida’s Cape Sable as the tip of the sword in climate change, the Miami Herald’s Jenny Staletovich reports via the “Naked Politics” blog.
Florida, the most storm-battered state in the nation, now is home to groundbreaking research that allows scientists to dissect the raw power of hurricanes, the Sun-Sentinel’s Ken Kaye reports.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has approved two requests for enhancing Florida’s Ebola preparedness efforts: a conference call with health-care workers on best practices and the redirection of $7 million in federal-grant funding for safety equipment and supplies, Orlando Sentinel’s Caitlin Dineen reports.
Few Floridians know All Aboard Florida has found an alternative to financing most of its proposed $1.6 billion high-speed passenger rail service — and even fewer know how it will affect taxpayers within AAF’s Miami-Orlando corridor, according to Washington, D.C., Nancy Smith reports for SunshineStateNews.com.
The rush to delay medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on November 4.
Florida’s I-4 corridor now runs through a swing-vote region undergoing significant demographic change, Luisita Lopez Torregrosa reports for Yahoo News.
For months, TV viewers have been forced to withstand a seemingly endless barrage of vicious ads from Scott and Crist as they try to trash talk their way to the Governor’s Mansion, 30 seconds at a time. Tampa Bay Times’ Steve Bousquet and Marc Caputo report via the “Naked Politics” blog.
When Jeb Bush was governor, it took an average of 44 days for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to approve a permit. That number has been cut to two, Tampa Bay Times’ Craig Pittman reports.
Delaware history has been made after the Department of Insurance approved and issued a Certificate of Authority for the DeLea Founders Insurance Trust to operate as the first-ever Joint Municipal Insurance Trust for Workers’ Compensation. National Underwriter’s Hannah Bender reports for PropertyCasualty360.com.
Johnson & Johnson Inc. CEO, Harry L. Johnson II, was appointed to the NAPSLO Board of Directors and will chair the NAPSLO PAC, National Underwriter’s Hannah Bender reports for PropertyCasualty360.com.
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