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  • Federal bill introduced Monday would target pill mills

    Federal bill introduced Monday would target pill mills
    A bill aimed at combating Florida's pill-mill industry and the nation's prescription drug abuse problems was introduced in the House by a Sarasota congressman on Monday. "The Pill Mill Crackdown Act of 2011" has a host of provisions, including toughening...
  • Want to recall Rick Scott? Sorry, that's not how it works

    Want to recall Rick Scott? Sorry, that's not how it works
    In a moment, we'll run through some of the outrageous things happening in Tallahassee. But first, a quick note to all those Rick Scott-haters who are dying for a recall election: Shut up. And I mean that in the nicest possible way. Yes, the guy...
  • Scott, Bondi name pill-mill task force

    Scott, Bondi name pill-mill task force
    Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that the state would set aside $800,000 for a statewide drug strike team to help law-enforcement shut down so-called "pill mills" as part of an overall effort to crack down on Florida's prescription drug-abuse problems....
  • Three ways the Florida Legislature could raise your property insurance premiums

    Three ways the Florida Legislature could raise your property insurance premiums
    Lawmakers in Tallahassee are seriously considering three bills that could raise your property insurance premiums. The bills are intended to reduce fraudulent or inflated claims, draw new insurers to the state and strengthen the insurance market. State...
  • New condo bills take aim at delinquent owners

    New condo bills take aim at delinquent owners
    The Florida Legislature won't be in session for five weeks, but lawmakers and lobbyists are already drafting new condominium and homeowners reform legislation. The question is: Will the changes most wanted by condominium and homeowners also stand a chance...
  • Governor wants to kill pill mill database

    Governor wants to kill pill mill database
    Gov. Rick Scott has proposed abolishing a long-awaited computer database that would track every Florida prescription for narcotic drugs, the state's main weapon against pill mills. Documents accompanying Scott's budget proposal Monday ask the Legislature...
  • Workforce boards could lose local control

    Workforce boards could lose local control
    Workforce One and Workforce Alliance, workforce boards in Broward and Palm Beach counties, could lose local control, if proposed state legislation continues to gain steam. Florida's latest legislative session kicked off on Tuesday. Gov. Rick Scott and...
  • Regulators to weigh Citizens insurance rate hike

    Regulators to weigh Citizens insurance rate hike
    Citizens Property Insurance officials will field questions today from state regulators on its request for a 25 percent...
  • Citizens Property Insurance rates headed up

    Citizens Property Insurance rates headed up
    Homeowners insurance rates for Citizens Property Insurance policyholders will rise by a 6 percent statewide average next year, regulators said Monday night. The average increase approved for many parts of South Florida next year is nearly 10 percent,...
  • Atwater puts former foe in key position

     
    By Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee bureau: Senate Republican President-designate Jeff Atwater, R-North Palm Beach, has turned to the man he ousted from the job to serve in the powerful post of rules chairman. Atwater's office announced Thursday that Miami...
  • House, Senate budget negotiations commence

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — House and Senate budget conferees finally huddled Monday after weekend plans to launch discussions collapsed amid a dispute over how to spend $880 million in Medicaid money that may arrive...