Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Moody’s Price Gouging Hotline remains active and the office’s Consumer Protection Division continues to assist consumers and review complaints related to price increases on commodities essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19, along with other concerns related to the pandemic’s impact on consumer transactions.
According to news reports, the commission will examine expanding the nation’s highest court. Moody sent a letter to Biden reminding the president that all meetings of the newly-created advisory commission must be open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(a)(1).
The Florida Homes Builders Association (FHBA) stressed these types of lawsuits are putting many contractors and subcontractors out of business.
The report introduces the idea that Florida’s taxation of government-owned property leased by non-government entities does not align with the principles of sound tax policy – simplicity, fairness, transparency, and ease of administration.
With more than 6 million Floridians vaccinated against COVID-19 and millions seeking an inoculation, on Monday, state Attorney General Ashley Moody encouraged vigilance against vaccine-related scams.
Republicans on the committee, including U.S. Reps. Byron Donalds and Scott Franklin of Florida, sent a letter to Maloney on the matter this week.
The New York Times reported on Tuesday night that U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., one of the more outspoken members of the Florida delegation and a top supporter of former President Donald Trump, is being investigated over a possible sexual relationship with a 17-year old girl, including paying for her to travel with him.
Gaitens is a businessman and activist who promised to “bring a consistent voice of leadership in the effort to protect consumers and small businessmen from frivolous lawsuits.”
Lesser will be sworn in as president-elect at the Annual Florida Bar Convention on June 11, when current President-elect Michael Tanner of Jacksonville becomes president. Lesser will serve as president for the 2022-23 Bar year.
The agreement requires BSC to pay more than $188 million to 47 states and the District of Columbia to resolve allegations that it deceptively marketed transvaginal surgical mesh devices to patients. Florida’s share of the agreement is $11.5 million.