Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Nov 3, 2015
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Daily Florida Insurance-Related Events
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Daily Florida Insurance-Related News
Fort Walton Beach Republican Matt Gaetz has filed legislation in the Florida House (HB 509) that would put ensure that Transportation Network Companies like Uber and Lyft aren’t regulated like taxi companies. Mitch Perry reports for SaintPetersBlog.com.
A Broward County senator filed legislation Monday that raises the age limit for operating personal watercraft – but that may be just a first step, the Palm Beach Post’s John Kennedy reports.
State Representative Janet Adkins wants federal and state officials to investigate the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund in response to allegations of mismanagement contained in a report issued earlier this week, Tia Mitchell reports for the Florida Times-Union.
There was another round of map making intrigue in the Legislature Monday as the redistricting challengers offered up two alternatives maps on the eve of the House’s floor debate – this time proposing a fourth Hispanic seat in South Florida and an African American district contained solely in Hillsborough County. The Miami Herald’s Mary Ellen Klas reports.
- House panel tweaks Senate districts, sets up another redistricting clash
- Questions emerge about changes behind House map; Latvala sees revenge
The House redistricting panel approved a map along party lines filed by its chair to redraw Florida’s Senate districts, James Rosica reports for SaintPetersBlog.com.
Sunday afternoon, real estate investor and black bear activist Chuck O’Neal announced his intention to run for Florida House District 29, surrounded by friends and family in downtown Orlando. Frank Torres reports for SaintPetersBlog.com.
An anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling next year will help determine when companies can be sued under more than a dozen federal statutes. The case may affect laws governing copyrights, real- estate settlements, employee benefits, disabilities and housing discrimination. Bloomberg’s Greg Stohr reports via Insurance Journal.
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