Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Jun 9, 2015
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10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.–Florida Citizens Property Insurance Information Systems Advisory Committee meeting. Teleconference: (866) 361-7525; conference code: 4869641229. To view the meeting notice, click here.
1:00 p.m.–Floirda Workers’ Compensation Joint Underwriting Association Audit Committee meeting. To view the meeting agenda, click here.
What does workers’ compensation have to do with property insurance? The Daily Business Review’s Noreen Marcus reports.
The Legislature may spend $10,000 on a study showing how Uber and other hired-car services are helping reduce drunk-driving accidents and arrests in Florida, Tampa Tribune’s James Rosica reports.
Dozens of hometown projects – including $10 million for All Aboard Florida – were added Sunday by House and Senate negotiators trying to forge a budget deal amid shrinking dollars and a tightening deadline, John Kennedy reports for the Palm Beach Post.
- State budget becomes newest battleground for local governments’ Uber bans
- Senator Tom Lee warns “poison pills” could bring budget to standstill
Governor Rick Scott’s call for more money to attract businesses to Florida put an unexpected halt Monday to budget talks on transportation, tourism and economic-development issues. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Jim Turner reports via SunshineStateNews.com.
- Latvala meets with Crisafulli and agrees to adjust incentive funds
- Florida budget woes leave Scott’s agenda in tatters
- Budget fight may affect Scott’s Paris plans
Florida Governor Rick Scott continues to haggle with the federal government in court, filing a motion on Monday to compel mediation in U.S. district court, SunshineStateNews.com’s Allison Nielson reports.
The State of Florida has put in place new precautions after a Clermont woman was falsely labeled a sexual predator on her drivers license, Orlando Sentinel’s Christal Hayes reports.
The Supreme Court of Bermuda has denied EXOR’s request to obtain shareholder information from PartnerRe, the reinsurer that is seeking to merge with AXIS Capital Holdings and avoid a hostile takeover from EXOR SpA, Insurance Journal reports.
State Farm says Georgia residents file the most claims for lightning strikes in the country, Insurance Journal reports.
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