Capitol to Courthouse Headliners: Wednesday, August 4
Aug 4, 2010
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Royal Palm Insurance Co. is having a hearing before the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation to discuss its proposed rate hike for its dwelling/fire line of insurance.
A.M. Best Co., Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) released ratings updates.
The city and its insurance company will pay $100,000 to the family of a DeLand man killed in a car crash after police stop sticks were used on a fleeing suspect’s vehicle.
Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridolopos is leading a three-day bus tour in search of ideas for cutting soaring Medicaid costs.
BankAtlantic Bancorp fell short of stock analysts’ expectations, announcing a $51.3 million second quarter loss and that its Tampa operations are for sale.
The Florida Supreme Court has received a challenge to a fifth proposed constitutional amendment.
- Breakdown of Florida constitutional amendments on the November ballot
- Florida Legislature’s proposed constitutional amendments keep getting bounced off the ballot
Florida’s purported largest foreclosure law firm filed thousands of documents to take people’s homes that contained deceptive and intentionally ambiguous information, according to a proposed class action lawsuit.
The pink slips have started going out in the Florida Senate, with some long-serving legislative aides losing their jobs as President-designate Mike Haridopolos begins reorganizing the committee structure and cutting the chamber’s staff.
Florida will not appeal a federal court ruling that put a temporary hold on a program that offers taxpayer assistance to statewide candidates competing against wealthy, self-funded competitors.
The Florida Department of Health confirmed an increase in the number of cases of dengue fever acquired in the Key West area.
Funds that oil giant BP gave Florida for tourism marketing boosted the summer travel season for Broward County, but more help is needed to bolster business and jobs this fall and winter, Broward tourism and economic development leaders told Gov. Charlie Crist in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday.
President Barack Obama’s point man for the restoration of the Gulf Coast told a standing-room only audience Tuesday night that the region’s recovery from the devastating oil spill will rely on a mix of science, research and engaged citizens.
Four stimulus projects in Florida, including a $1 million grant to coordinate 14 traffic lights, were deemed wasteful spending in a report that slams how government stimulus money is being spent.
Florida has tougher, new background screening requirements for caregivers, but an electronic fingerprinting network to help put them into effect isn’t fully ready yet.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce has announced its endorsements of legislative candidates in Central Florida. Not surprisingly, there’s not a single Democrat among them.
Jeff Greene reached out to fellow billionaire Warren Buffett to help defend himself against Florida Democratic Senate rival Kendrick Meek’s attack ads.
Roughly one of every five Americans approves of the job Congress is doing, according to a sample of public opinion polls.
The Florida Lottery, seizing on pigskin fever in a football-rich state, has unveiled a new scratch-off game with jackpots of up to $100,000 on tickets that display the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Sandy Praeger prevailed over challenger David Powell in the Aug. 3 Republican primary to secure the nomination for Kansas Insurance Commissioner. Because there are no challengers from any other party for the November election, the primary win means Praeger, the incumbent, will retain the commissioner’s post.
Marsh & McLennan Companies has completed its deal to sell risk consulting firm Kroll to Altegrity Inc.
Damage from polluted water will be covered by homeowners’ insurance if floodwaters inundate your home, Louisiana’s top insurance official said Monday.
NASA Langley Research Center employees – using technology developed decades ago in Hampton – are preparing to join one of the agency’s most comprehensive studies of hurricanes.
As part of a continuing effort to improve global tax administration efforts, Internal Revenue Service officials announced today the realignment of the Large and Mid-Size Business division to create a more centralized organization dedicated to improving international tax compliance.
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