Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report - Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Date Published: 09-26-2017
Insurance Claims stemming from Hurricane Irma Damage in Florida totaled $3.58 Billion as of late Saturday, according to Data from the State. The Orlando Sentinel reports via Insurance Journal.
Protective Sand has kept Public Roads, Business and Homes Safe, but now the buffer is all but gone in a few places such as Satellite Beach, as Maria’s 8-10-Foot Waves pound away. Dan Billow reports for WESH-TV.
He’s also calling for a Three-Day Limit on Prescribed Opioids “unless Strict Conditions are met for a Seven-Day Supply.” He wants anyone prescribing or dispensing medication to participate in the Florida Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, which tracks Prescriptions of Controlled Substances. And he wants more Reforms to fight Unlicensed Pain Management Clinics. The Palm Beach Post’s George Bennett blogs on “Post on Politics.”
A State Insurance Advisory Panel on Tuesday will finalize its Legislative Recommendations. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA reports via FloridaPolitics.com.
The Former CEO of a Fort Lauderdale Investment Firm Directed a 12-year Scheme that allegedly bilked 150 people out of $19 Million after convincing them to Invest in Gems, Insurance Products and Self-Storage Units. The Sun-Sentinel reports via Crain’s Miami.
In a Special Election on Tuesday, Voters in Southwest Miami-Dade County will determine the Successors for Two Seats in the State Legislature. The Miami Herald’s Kristin M. Clark reports via the “Naked Politics” blog.
Florida Keys Tourism Officials said Monday they will meet Governor Rick Scott‘s October 1 Deadline to Reopen to Visitors. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA reports via FloridaPolitics.com.
If you have any Ideas about the Future of Florida after the Storm, you now have until October 6 to prepare your pitch to the Constitution Revision Commission. The Miami Herald’s Mary Ellen Klas reports via “The Buzz” blog.
The Florida Public Service Commission Approved Plans Monday to Close a Jointly Owned Coal-Fired Power Plant in Jacksonville, with Supporters saying the move will cut Carbon-Dioxide Emissions and Reduce some Customer Costs. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Jim Turner reports via SunshineStateNews.com.
Environmentalists have been clamoring for Lawmakers and Public Utilities to embrace more Solar Power in Florida for Decades, but the Marketplace may be the biggest driver in seeing more Solar now happening in the Sunshine State. SaintPetersBlog.com reports.
Water Damage, such as the kind caused by Hurricanes, is a cash cow and a growing industry, with Gross Profit Margins at 60 percent to 70 percent. CNBC’s Kayleigh Kulp reports.
In general, the IRS is now providing Relief to Individuals and Businesses anywhere in Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, as well as parts of Texas.
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