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Tallahassee Democrat: In saving money, state hurts pharmacies and customers

My husband, Charles, and I have owned and operated Jackson’s Drug Store in Monticello since 1966. For a small community drug store like ours, a lot has changed since then. Independent pharmacies are the backbone of small communities, but recent efforts by the Florida Legislature have taken more and more prescriptions out of the hands […]

June 9 e-Newsletter: We Have News!

We have news. Ten years ago this month, a new public relations firm opened its doors in downtown Tallahassee. Now, CoreMessage is 10 years strong, gaining traction with media outlets across Florida and the nation as we work tirelessly to exceed our clients’ goals. In an effort to showcase our successes and growth, while celebrating a decade in business, we’re proud to launch the new CoreMessage website.

Tallahassee Democrat: What we need is a schools ‘conductor’

New commissioner must draw on a mix of talent Ed H. Moore • My View • Published: June 07. 2011 2:00AM A recent headline in a Florida newspaper claimed our state was searching for a “rock star” to fill the role of commissioner of education. Such headlines do little to stimulate interest in education and, […]

Palm Beach Post: Legislature must revisit premium tax dollar issue

In response to the editorial “No one worked overtime,” which criticized the Legislature for doing little to help cities with pension shortfalls, in January, the LeRoy Collins Institute at Florida State University released a report titled, “Trouble Ahead: Florida Local Governments and Retirement Obligations.” The report revealed that many local government pension plans, not part […]

Orlando Sentinel: Health insurance burden

Taxpayers could get soaked paying for health insurance promises to retirees. May 27, 2011 The Florida Legislature made headlines this year by requiring members of the state’s relatively well-funded retirement system to contribute to their pensions. But they did less — actually, nothing — about another growing but stealthy financial burden for local governments and […]

Florida Today: Our views – Orion returns

As NASA gropes through the fog toward its future, there are more questions than answers about where it’s headed. However, the clouds parted just enough the other day to provide one ray of clarity: Senior officials announced NASA plans to use the Orion crew vehicle — designed as part of the canceled Constellation moon program — as its new spacecraft to carry astronauts into deep space.

Tallahassee Democrat: It’s time Floridians pay the true cost of insurance

As most Floridians know, the annual Atlantic hurricane season is almost upon us. This is a fact of life in our beautiful peninsula. However, for decades most of us have deluded ourselves about the financial risks of living in paradise, suppressing insurance and reinsurance prices and relying on risky borrowing rather than sound investments to […]

Miami Herald: International reinsurers help us

The recent editorial, New property insurance law won’t help consumers: Despite your editorial’s unflattering innuendo with regard to the international reinsurance industry, it’s important for readers to understand that international reinsurers are strong financial backers of Florida’s insurance companies and are committed to the Florida market. Not for profit companies can sell reinsurance on an […]