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Maurice Langston: Tort Costs Weigh Down Economic Progress
Economic growth is a topic of nearly constant discussion and debate in almost every community around the United States, especially as we come out of the COVID-19 shutdown. In too many communities, particularly here...
Frivolous, Excessive Lawsuits Costing Florida Taxpayers Billions
Speaking to the Florida Radio Network, Bill Herrle, the NFIB’s executive director for Florida, says the problem is so bad in Florida that “it’s cost the state around 126,139 jobs and $614.8 million in annual state revenues.
Steve Southerland: Legislature Needs to Focus on Algae Blooms in North Florida
“Our waterways are the lifeblood of Florida,” said Southerland. “They are absolutely key to the health of our economy and to the high quality of life we enjoy. We urge the Legislature to give the same funding consideration to north Florida waterways like the St. Johns River as they have to building reservoirs and cleaning up the tributaries of South Florida."
Assignment of Benefits Reform Bill Moves Forward in the Florida Senate
The bill is being championed by state Sen. Doug Broxson, R-Pensacola. An AOB is an agreement that, once signed, which transfers the insurance claims rights or benefits of the policy to a third party.