Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report - Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Date Published: 03-13-2018
Quite the opposite, according to business groups like the Florida Chamber of Commerce, who say the ranking is further evidence that Florida’s current legal climate is having a negative impact on the State. Insurance Journal reports via the PCI SmartBrief.
A recent study directed by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) found that nearly One in Eight US Drivers – or 13% of US Drivers – was Uninsured as recently as 2015. Lyle Adriano reports for Insurance Business Magazine.
Geotab showed US-41 was only outnumbered by another Florida Road, US-1, in most dangerous roads. ABC News reports at MySuncoast.com.
The City of Holmes Beach, Insured by the Florida League of Cities’ Florida Municipal Insurance Trust, is fielding its 14th Lawsuit under the Bert J. Harris Private Property Rights Protection Act. Kathy Prucnell reports for the Islander.org.
Governor Rick Scott appointed Four New Judges Monday, including the Assistant U.S. Attorney who helped prosecute a South Florida Eye Doctor linked in a corruption case to Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey.
The Florida Legislature approved a Bill — HB 1149 — that would encourage pumping treated sewage into the State’s Aquifer to offset increased withdrawals of fresh water. By injecting the effluent, the State could continue approving new Water-Use Permits for Developers as new Residents continue flooding into the State.
Banning “Sanctuary” Cities, Revamping Gambling Laws, Approving New Sexual-Harassment Rules and even creating a License Plate to commemorate the University of Central Florida’s Undefeated Football Season were among numerous issues that died when the 2018 Legislative Session ended Sunday. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Jim Turner reports via the Daytona Beach News-Journal.
The Florida Ethics Commission Executive Director said she could not remember Commissioners ever issuing a press release advocating Lawmakers Vote one way or another on a Bill. Lawrence Mower reports for the Tampa Bay Times’ “The Buzz” blog.
The Texas Department of Insurance published proposed updates to Chapter 19 of the Texas Administrative Code, regarding Agent and Adjuster Licensing and continuing Education Requirements on March 9 and is accepting written comments on the proposals. Insurance Journal reports.
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