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  • Rick Scott’s tax-cuts are nowhere to be found in Legislature’s budget

     
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida legislative session is halfway over, both the House and Senate have drafted similar versions of their $74 billion-plus budgets, and so far Gov. Rick Scott’s corporate and manufacturing tax cuts are nowhere to be...
  • Honda Fit Wheel-Theft Trend Hits Home

     
    If Jennifer Newman had known her family's 2007 Honda Fit Sport was a target for thieves, she might not have traded her 2009 Nissan Versa hatchback with her father last summer. Newman ??? a senior editor for Kicking Tires ???......
  • Wrecked your car? There's an app for that

     
    There's an app for everything these days, even one you can turn to after you've turned over your car. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recently released a free mobile app for Android and iPhone smartphones that can guide you......
  • Workforce Central Florida: How to fire your employees.

     
    Here is a sample “you're fired” letter on Workforce Central Florida's website. I'll also include links on handy pointers for canning workers. This is about the termination interview. Allow time for the employee to react and raise questions,...
  • Movie Review: Cedar Rapids

     
    There aren't many things in this world as funny as simple, clueless sincerity. The TV series “The Office” gets this.¬† “Cedar Rapids,” the new insurance salesman convention comedy starring Ed Helms, may be “The Office”....
  • Senate Dems Meet With Blues, Private Insurers To Try To Save adultBasic.

     
    Democratic Leaders In The State Senate ... ... met with Pennsylvania's four Blue Cross/Blue Shield carriers and a handful of private insurers yesterday to talk about saving Pennsylvania's soon-to-expire adultBasic insurance program for low-income adults....
  • Anti-federal-health-care amendment clears last Senate committee

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A state constitutional amendment†intended to†throw a wrench into†the federal Affordable Care Act that passed Congress last year appears ready to steam through the Florida†Legislature for the second time. The amendment, SJR†2, cleared†...
  • $500 million spent on lobbying the Legislature last year

     
    Special interest groups with business before the state government spent $538 million on professional lobbyists to influence the passage or defeat of bills during the 2009-10 legislative session. Though slightly less than the $550 million spent on lobbying...
  • Stanford’s Andrew Luck insured for $5 million

     
    Stanford's Andrew Luck insured for $5 million Stanford's Andrew Luck has an insurance policy in place that will the quarterback $5 million if he suffers a catastrophic injury this season....
  • 13th and Allen Street neighbors soldiering on

     
    Residents of Allentown's 13th and Allen blast zone continue to slowly recover from the Feb. 9 explosion, but it is a difficult road for many. Employees of businesses in the area told an especially disturbing tale of a woman seeking donations for victims...
  • Disasters always create opportunities for scammers

     
    Today's Morning Call report about the fundraising efforts for victims of last month's suspected natural gas explosion in Allentown notes the state attorney general's office is warning people to be cautious about possible scams that sadly seem to pop up......
  • Initial unemployment claims dropped last week to lowest level since 2008

     
    Initial claims for unemployment insurance dropped last week to 368,000, the lowest level since May 2008, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The decrease is another sign that the recovery might finally be producing sustained, if moderate, job growth....