Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report – Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Nov 29, 2016
Reinsurance saved Florida from Catastrophic Losses. While this year’s storms Hermine and Matthew brought an end to the State’s decade-long hurricane drought, they easily could have been stronger or cut a more destructive path, R-Street Institute’s Christian Camera writes in the Tallahassee Democrat.
Miami Beach’s Short-Term Rental Fines are the highest in the Country, higher even than New York City, site of one of the most contentious battles against Home-Sharing. The Miami Herald’s Chabeli Herrera reports.
A man alleges an Insurer doing business in Hernando County has wrongfully denied him Disability Benefits, Jenie Mallari-Torres writes for the Florida Record.
A Lawyer who once worked to keep David Duke off the Presidential Ballot in Florida and two Appellate Judges who pledged to use judicial restraint are on a short list of replacements for retiring Florida Supreme Court Justice James E.C. Perry. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Dara Kam reports via SayfieReview.com.
Since March, when it was clear the Senate would not confirm him as State Surgeon General, Dr. John Armstrong has continued to cash a paycheck while on medical leave as Deputy Secretary of Health. The Miami Herald’s Michael Auslen reports via the “Naked Politics” blog.
Corcoran intends his Ethics Reforms as a Cudgel to enforce good behavior. He hopes they will provide data points with which to embarrass Wayward Lobbyists and Public Officials.
Property Crime in Florida has declined, however. Gal Tziperman Lotan reports for the Orlando Sentinel.
Is it okay for Wastewater and Chemicals from Nuclear Reactors to be injected into South Florida’s Boulder Zone? Yes, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Army Corps of Engineers agreed when they issued a Final Environmental Impact Report on two New Nuclear Units proposed South of Miami. The Palm Beach Post’s Susan Salisbury reports via the “Protecting Your Pocket” blog.
An Administrative Law Judge has sided with the Florida Department of Corrections in a Contracting Dispute that delves into the way Substance-Abuse Treatment Services are provided in the Corrections System. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Jim Saunders reports via the Palm Beach Post.
State Representative Larry Metz, a House Committee Chairman who is seeking an Appointment to the Florida Supreme Court, disclosed Monday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA reports via SayfieReview.com.
Zenefits was charged with allowing Unlicensed Employees to Transact Insurance and Circumventing Insurance Agent Education Requirements, Insurance Journal reports.
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