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Daytona Speedway Tax Deal Gets Senate Committee Green Light

Move to Reduce FHSAA's Powers Advances in House, Still on the Bench in Senate

Scott Will Sign Internet Cafe Closure

Possible End of the Road Ahead for No-Fault Insurance

'Let's Get to Work' Tops $15 Million in Final Week of March

Bill to Shrink Hurricane Catastrophe Fund Advances

Joe Negron: Cut Vehicle Registration Fees

Senate's Economic Development Budget Plans Differ from Scott's

Sequestration Hits Florida National Guard

March 19, 2013 - 7:00pm

Nearly 1,000 members of the Florida National Guard will be advised Thursday they face one-day-per-pay-period furloughs from the end of April through the end of September due to the national fiscal sequestration.

Another 400 soldiers from Florida wont be eligible for deployments as required periodic medical exams will be postponed, Major General Emmett Titshaw, head of the Florida National Guard, told the Cabinet on Tuesday.

Ring Seeks to Redirect Hurricane Catastrophe Fund

March 13, 2013 - 7:00pm

A storm is brewing in the Senate over the states Hurricane Catastrophe Fund, which backs up insurers and gives them the means to offer lower-cost coverage to Floridians.

Driven by reinsurers, some policymakers have hoped to slowly reduce the overall size of the so-called Cat fund, on a path that could drive up individual property insurance premiums.



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