Tag: Gas pumps

Jim RosicaJanuary 19, 2016

The head of an anti-gambling expansion group Tuesday announced a three-front war as lawmakers prepare to consider a sweeping deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida that he said could “lead to the largest gambling expansion in state history.” John Sowinski, president of the Orlando-based No Casinos, told reporters he plans a legislative, legal and […]

Jim RosicaDecember 15, 2015

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is backing new legislation aimed at cutting down identity theft at self-serve gasoline pumps. Putnam, whose department inspects gas pumps at the state’s 8,000 retail service stations, on Tuesday got behind two bills (HB 761/SB 912) filed last month by House Republican Leader Dana Young of Tampa and state Sen. Anitere Flores […]

Drew WilsonNovember 19, 2015

Bills that would require gas stations to protect customers from credit card skimmers and increase criminal penalties for data thieves were filed Thursday. The bills were announced by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, whose department is responsible for inspecting pumps at the state’s 8,000 gas stations. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspectors have found 150 […]


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