Capitol to Courthouse Headliners: Wednesday, March 19
Mar 19, 2008
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A new $1.06-million My Safe Florida Home advertising campaign tells homeowners statewide that applying for a free hurricane wind inspection could save them money.
Florida House budget chief: Spend only what we can afford
At first blush, spending budget reserves in order to maintain a balanced budget next year seems like a good idea (“In Tough Economic Times, Florida Lawmakers Ought to Dip into Reserves,” March 14).
A new $1.06 million My Safe Florida Home advertising campaign tells homeowners statewide that applying for a free hurricane wind inspection could save them money.
What a difference an election makes.
Twenty-nine months after Hurricane Wilma, residents of some devastated condo communities are finally seeing some progress, while others continue to struggle.
A massive tax-cut proposal promises big savings for property owners, but it leaves big questions.
The clearest aspects of Florida’s biggest tax overhaul effort on November’s ballot: billions in savings all but guaranteed for property owners and a just-as-likely sales-tax increase.
Former state Sen. Les Miller of Tampa told his colleagues on a powerful tax panel Monday that he and another panel member had chatted recently about tax reform in an airport.
Lawmakers are looking to make Florida roads safer with bills that deal with issues ranging from road rage to driver education programs.
With families and businesses struggling to afford health care, Gov. Charlie Crist and Florida lawmakers are moving forward with proposals that would allow people to buy cheaper, stripped-down insurance.
Daniel Barta knows his name and age. For most 4-year-olds, that’s no big deal.
Americans who get their medical degree in Cuba wouldn’t be allowed to practice medicine in Florida under a bill discussed by the House Health Quality Committee.
With the Florida Legislature in session and Lakeland battling for a long-range rail plan, a contingent from the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce will head to Tallahassee next week to talk to lawmakers.
Bowing to unexpected public opposition, Florida Power & Light is abandoning plans to use a state-owned beach on Hutchinson Island for Florida’s first industrial wind farm.
Florida Power & Light Co. cleared the first hurdle in a long road to build two nuclear generators near its Turkey Point nuclear plant near Miami.
A House council passed two bills Tuesday, one that will compensate a man for being wrongfully imprisoned for more than 24 years, and one that will automatically compensate anyone without a felony conviction who is wrongfully convicted.
With more than $3 billion of prospective budget cuts looming for the 2008-2009 fiscal year, advocates for the poor, the disabled and teacher and state employee unions went on the offensive Tuesday with a news conference about the Legislature’s protection of corporate subsidies and tax breaks.
CVS Caremark Corp., one of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains, has agreed to pay $36.7 million to settle Medicaid fraud claims, federal and state officials announced Tuesday.
We’ve all heard the old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Stating it’s the first rate change in two years for its “Texas Family Home Policy,” Farmers Insurance Group, through Texas Farmers Insurance Company, filed a rate increase for the policy with the Texas Department of Insurance.
California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner announced a 15.9 percent decrease in auto insurance rates for customers of Allstate Insurance Co. and Allstate Indemnity Co.
The Arizona Insurance Information Association has changed its name to the Arizona Insurance Council (AIC) to reflect a new direction for the insurance industry organization.
Golf has water hazards.
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