Issues if Interest

EVERGLADES RESTORATION In October, a gated spillway structure was completed about 35 miles west of Miami. It will double the amount of water that can be moved south out of the Central Everglades and into Everglades National Park which will decrease harmful estuary discharges and deliver a greater flow of water. CITRUS TAX The Florida Read more about Issues if Interest[…]

Issues of Interest

UTILITY MERGER NextEra Energy, Inc. plans to purchase Gulf Power, Florida City Gas and two power plants in Central Florida from the Southern Company as part of a $6.5 billion deal. Subject to federal approval, the deal would extend NextEra Energy’s territory making it the largest electric utility in the State. Gulf Power has 450,000 customers Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

Bills that Failed

Some of the bills that failed this legislative session include: WORKER’S COMPENSATION Legislation was filed to find a way to reduce increases in workers’ compensation insurance rates. Business groups were heavily involved in this effort, but disagreements about the fee amount for injured workers’ attorneys stalled it. NO FAULT AUTO INSURANCE A proposal to repeal Read more about Bills that Failed[…]