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LCI REPORT: Financial Trends Report Shows Florida Counties Hit by Fearsome Fiscal Storms in Last Three Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                    August 9, 2011 CONTACT:  Valerie Wickboldt (850) 222-3767 Financial Trends Report Shows Florida Counties Hit by Fearsome Fiscal Storms in Last Three Years ~ Latest report from the LeRoy Collins Institute reveals effects of state mandates and the recent economic downturn on more than thirty years […]

Sunshine State News: NFIB Launches Campaign Against Costly Federal Regulations

Kenric Ward’s blog | Posted: August 7, 2011 10:49 AM The National Federation of Independent Businesses has launched Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations, a group dedicated to cutting federal red tape. One of the featured firms is Port Orange-based Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co., whose president, Bill Thompson, discusses how regulations have impacted his business. […]

Florida Today: Orion crew vehicle next chapter in space

As mentioned in the July 28 editorial, “Bolden pressing on,” there has been confusion as to our nation’s future plans for space exploration. While there are commercial ventures on the horizon, we cannot lose sight of America’s space program. Currently, NASA is working on the completion of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), which will […]

Sunshine State News: Congress Must Be Made to Balance the National Budget

By: Duane Miller | Posted: August 3, 2011 3:55 AM Tags:Balanced Budget Amendment, Barack Obama, constitutional amendment, News, The Proud Americans, Columns The weakened U.S. dollar’s position as the world’s currency is in jeopardy and a financial catastrophe looms. The stimulus has not worked and is producing record deficits and no jobs. It has become […]

Tallahassee Democrat: Rock by the Sea hosts benefit concert

Beth Gosnell had recently lost a sister to pancreatic cancer when she and two other friends came up with the idea for Rock by the Sea in 2007. The first event was a weekend music festival at Harry A’s on St. George Island that featured 18 musical acts. “Cancer touches everyone,” Gosnell said. “I just […]

Tallahassee Democrat: Floridians would be wise to monitor EPA demands

Letter to the Editor Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will wait to issue tighter ozone air quality standards in order to give the president time to review the proposed changes. Good. It is about time that we put the EPA’s continued overreach in check and inject some common sense into […]

Key’s News: Don’t blame reinsurers for insurance problems

Don’t blame reinsurers for insurance problems As someone who has been working in the industry for over 20 years, I noticed the recent guest column “Human nature to blame for rising rates? Really!” contained a few factual errors that I believe should be brought to readers’ attention. To suggest that “many reinsurance companies are wholly […]

Keys News: Storms, not insurance, at blame for rate crisis

Recently, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Paige St. John spoke at a local event hosted by the Key West Chamber of Commerce. While I was not present at this event, I read with great interest the article “Insurers’ statistics dismay audience” (June 16). I’m familiar with articles by St. John, which sometimes contain misleading or incorrect information, […]