Capitol to Courthouse Headliners: Wednesday, October 27
Oct 27, 2010
To view a complete story, click on a headline below:
The $100 million-plus scam behind the collapse of Fort Lauderdale’s Certified Services is a classic South Florida courtroom tale of greed and woe.
Habitat for Humanity of Lee County is facing a $750,000 bill to gut at least 24 homes built with defective Chinese drywall and relocate the residents.
From outside the Palsgraf home on Fears Avenue in Port St. Lucie, you can’t hear a sound. Step into the foyer, though, and it’s a different story. A worker with a Chinese drywall screening company is using a mallet to smash holes in every room
Florida’s next governor will face overhauling the $20 billion Medicaid program. He or she will lead a state where nearly 4 million people lack health insurance.
An avid reader called us here in the Hoboken, N.J., office of National Underwriter and said, “I live in Florida. Why is it that every questionable life insurance and annuity sales practice seems to start or take off here?”
Jim Norman is back on the ballot for state Senate, an appeals court ruled.
The Florida Supreme Court has refused to take an appeal from a lower court ruling that says citizens have no right to speak at meetings of government bodies.
The Florida Democratic offices in a crowded storefront in Ybor City look like a bunker lined with relics from the last war.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, who on Monday sounded like he’d pull the plug on a $2.6-billion high-speed rail project connecting Orlando and Tampa, softened that opposition some on Tuesday.
The portable fan that Gov. Charlie Crist insists on at every public appearance could be seen and even heard during Tuesday’s televised debate, but it didn’t keep the independent U.S. Senate candidate out of the hot seat.
Florida will have an all-female Parole Commission for the first time ever next year.
A Florida Power & Light inspector found a small hole this week in a nuclear generator at the Turkey Point plant near Miami.
Texas State Rep. Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) has filed a mandamus petition in the 1st Court of Appeals in Houston seeking relief from a temporary stay of his request for information concerning a $189 million settlement between the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and a number of its insureds over Hurricane Ike claims.
The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America said its Board of Governors elected Robert A. DiMuccio as PCI’s new chairman.
To unsubscribe from this newsletter, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.