Tag: Florida Keys Stewardship Act

Staff ReportsMarch 10, 2016

The Florida Senate approved a bill (HB 659) that makes several changes to automobile insurance laws. The measure keeps the pre-insurance program, something consumer advocates have said helps defend against fraud. Jennifer West, executive director of the Consumer Federation of the Southeast, said in a statement: “With the possibility of more auto fraud and higher […]

Phil AmmannMarch 7, 2016

When people think of Florida, they picture the Florida Keys with its clear water, warm sand and the quintessential laid-back lifestyle. But, the Keys are much more than that, as it is home to the world’s third-largest barrier reef, a national marine sanctuary, national and state parks, wildlife refuges, state aquatic preserves, and unique marine […]

Peter SchorschOctober 27, 2015

State Rep. Holly Raschein has filed what she calls her “top legislative priority for the 2016 Legislative Session,” a bill to create a Florida Keys Stewardship Act. Raschein, a Key Largo Republican, submitted the bill (HB 447) on Tuesday, with a Senate companion soon to follow from state Sen. Wilton Simpson, a Trilby Republican. The act seeks to invest […]


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