Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report - Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - Colodny Fass

Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report - Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Date Published: 01-09-2018


Florida Legislators Discuss Change In Law That Punishes Injured Immigrant Workers

A Florida Lawmaker said he will file a measure in the Session that began Tuesday to require Employers and Insurers to pay Workers’ Compensation Benefits to Undocumented Workers Injured on the Job who now can be denied coverage.  Maria Perez reports for the Naples Daily News.


Coastal Sea Rise Threatening Florida's Historic Resources

Federal Scientists say Seas in parts of Florida have risen at a rate of about a third of an inch a year over the past Decade. The Associated Press’ Dinah Voyles Pulver and Dale White report via Insurance Journal.


Florida Legislature Set To Begin Annual Session

Florida’s legislative leaders have vowed to tackle a long list of issues during their annual 60-day session, including the state’s opioid crisis and allowing bullied students to go to private schools at taxpayer expense, the Associated Press reports.


In Farewell State of State, Governor Scott Cites “Work To Be Done”

The Governor’s Annual Address traditionally marks the start of the Annual 60-Day Lawmaking Session at the State Capitol in Tallahassee.  The Tampa Bay Times’ Steve Bousquet reports via “The Buzz” blog.


As Scandal Grips Legislature, “Guide to a Healthy Marriage” Bill Filed in Both Houses

Problems with your Marriage?  Is it Unhealthy?  The Florida Legislature is willing to help future couples avoid such troubles.’s A.G. Gancarski reports.


The Maker of Oxycontin Likes Rick Scott's Plan to Limit Opioids.  So Why Don't Others?

At Issue are Four Proposals.  The Miami Herald’s Lawrence Mower reports.


Harvey Forcing Elevation Requirements From FEMA For Liberty County Owners

Those Structures located within a Mapped Special Flood Hazard Area and Sustained Damage that constitutes Substantial Damage for the Structure, must abide by the rule.  David Taylor reports for the Houston Chronicle.


FINRA Warns About Shifts From Broker To Advisory Accounts

FINRA is warning Brokers to be careful when moving Clients between Brokerage and Advisory Accounts.  Mark Schoeff Jr. reports for Investment News.




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