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News 96.5 WDBO: State Lawmaker Educating Families About Childhood Sexual Abuse

By Darrell Moody Lauren Book is a former kindergarten teacher and current member of the Florida Senate representing Florida’s 32nd District which is comprised of the western half of Broward County. She is also Democratic Leader Pro Tempore, but her true passion is protecting children from sexual abuse. Book, who is herself a victim of […]

Florida Politics: Lauren Book speaks out on Pennsylvania report on childhood sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

By Drew Wilson A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a nearly 900-page report Tuesday detailing the results of an investigation into sexual abuse allegations in six of the state’s eight Roman Catholic Church dioceses. The report claims there were at least 1,000 victims of sexual abuse, though it alleges there could be thousands more over the 70-year […]

Walton Sun: Sheriff supports Amendment 6

We are all familiar with federal and state laws that provide those accused and convicted of a crime with clear protections to ensure due process. However, many are surprised to learn crime victims don’t have any clear, enforceable rights within the state constitution. This means that, legally, crime victims have less rights than criminals. Individuals […]

Florida Today: Harris Corp. ends fiscal year on a ‘high note’ says company CEO

By Wayne T. Price Melbourne-based Harris Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $217 million. The Melbourne, based company said it had net income of $1.79 per share. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, came to $1.78 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks […]

Insurance Journal: Commentary: How Florida’s Flood Insurance Model Could Work Nationwide

While Congress works on various reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the time is ripe for the private insurance market to step up and play a greater role in providing Americans needed flood coverage. Last month in Salt Lake City, the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL), a group of state lawmakers from […]

Sunshine State News: Seniors’ Prescription Costs Must be Addressed

The drug supply chain can be a complicated process. There are many different layers that go with the process that ultimately ends with your prescriptions making their way into your medicine cabinet, especially when it comes to deciding the amount each entity within the process pays. While the structure of this supply chain remains seemingly […]

Florida Politics: Marsy’s Law backers plan big ad buy to sway voters

By Peter Schorsch  Seventeen million dollars. $17,582,462.50, to be precise. That’s the total statewide ad buy — starting mid-September and going into much of October, and including Spanish language ads — to sway voters for a proposed constitutional amendmentcreating a ‘crime victims’ bill of rights.’ That measure, also known as Marsy’s Law for Florida, was put on […]

Florida Politics: Florida clerks of court back victim rights amendment

By Drew Wilson Clerks of court from 17 Florida counties on Thursday endorsed Amendment 6, which would add a “crime victim bill of rights” to the Florida Constitution. “As Clerk of the Circuit Court, my office interacts with victims, survivors, and their families on a daily basis,” said Martin County Clerk Carolyn Timmann. Timmann also was a […]