Tag: Florida. Gov. Rick Scott
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Staff ReportsAugust 9, 2018
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The last of Florida’s 67 counties now have submitted applications for federal election security grants, which qualify them to receive $14.5 million of the $19 million allowed to the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday. “As we approach the 2018 election season, there is nothing more important than ensuring the security and integrity of Florida’s elections,” […]

Michael MolineAugust 1, 2018
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A new law extending mental health treatment to firefighters, police officers, and other first responders with PTSD ranked Florida among the bellwether states in a survey of trends published by a national workers’ compensation ratings agency. The Regulatory and Legislative Trends Report, compiled by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, or NCCI, cites SB 376, […]

Staff ReportsMay 16, 2018
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Florida wants to spend $616 million in post-Irma federal emergency money to repair damaged homes, build new affordable housing, and to help businesses that suffered damage in the storm. The money would come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through a disaster-recovery community block grant. Gov. Rick Scott submitted his plan for […]


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