JMI paired up with the Washington Economics Group and Arduin, Laffer and Moore to craft “Election 2018: Platforms, Proposals, Projections” which “dives into the central elements of each candidate’s economic agenda, analyzes the fiscal implications of major proposals, and projects the overall impacts from each on the economic climate of Florida.”
If regulators approve the price increases, they would go into effect on Jan. 27, 2019.
Scott and state CFO Jimmy Patronis called on Florida’s insurance companies “to expeditiously respond to policyholders’ needs and to treat families fairly” and insisted the “quick response of insurance companies is critical to the recovery of Florida families following Hurricane Michael.”
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said on Monday that he expected prices at the pump to continue to drop.
Thanks in large part to Hurricane Irma but with citrus greening continuing to plague the Sunshine State, last year Florida produced 49.58 million boxes, a far cry from the record high 244 million boxes back in the 1997-1998 season.
Run by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), these loans “will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced physical or economic damage during Hurricane Michael."
With Hurricane Michael hitting parts of Northern Florida, including the Big Bend area and the Panhandle, the U.S. Department of Labor is ready to help workers in the Sunshine State.
Citing the State of Emergency that Gov. Rick Scott called for 35 of the 67 counties in the state, AAA insisted that will help contain prices as it “limits the amount a retailer can raise the price on commodities like gasoline” and insisting there was “not significant upward pressure on prices at the pump” though that could change as the storm continues.
A majority of those surveyed--63 percent--say the nation’s economic system isn’t fair because it favors powerful interests. Only a third--33 percent--say the economy is generally fair to most Americans.
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, noted that prices at the pump usually drop in fall but this year is proving different due to a number of different factors.