Sunday, April 21, 2019
The Perryman Group, an economic forecasting firm, produced the study for Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse “by using a variety of data from surveys, industry information, and other source material" and using “Florida’s excess litigation costs using Ohio as a benchmark, since Ohio ranked near the middle in a recent 50-state lawsuit climate survey, while Florida ranked 46th.”
Rubio paired up with South Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to write U.S. Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer on the matter on Thursday. 
When Scott took over in January 2011, the unemployment rate in Florida stood at 10.8 percent. 
Those funds have included more than $11.6 billion for public schools across the Sunshine State. Florida’s colleges and universities have received more than $8.4 billion.
While the Sunshine State scored lower, Mercatus notes that Florida does very well compared to most other states and when compared to the national average.
On Tuesday, Rubio wrote to U.S. Housing and Urban Development Sec. Ben Carson, urging him “to provide applicable statutory and regulatory relief for Floridians to use HUD programs
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.