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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......
  • What Are the Most Common Car-Insurance Discounts?

     
    U.S. households spent $943 on car insurance from mid-2011 to mid-2012, according to the government's Consumer Expenditure Survey reports. That's a lot of dough. It outpaces what households spent on vehicle maintenance in the yearlong period, according...
  • California governor acts to hinder Iran efforts to get nuclear weapons

     
    Gov. Brown signed a bill to try to make it harder for Iran to acquire nuclear weapons...
  • UC to pay nearly $1 million in UC Davis pepper-spray settlement

     
    The UC Davis pepper-spray incident of 2011 has resulted in an agreement under which the University of California system will pay $30,000 to students and alumni who were pepper-sprayed by campus police....
  • Nearly $1-million UC pepper spray settlement coming from reserves

     
    A nearly $1 million settlement that the University of California has agreed to dole out in a pepper-spraying incident at UC Davis will be paid through the system's self-insurance program, officials said....
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Abortion media battle, nude photos as blackmail and property insurance

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that Citizens' Property Insurance approved an almost 11 percent increase in rates Tuesday. * The Palm Beach Post...
  • Fun facts about Citizens Insurance

     
    Higher rates. Less coverage. And -- for many customers -- no other alternatives. That's my motto for Citizens Property Insurance. The state-run insurer of last resort is now the windstorm insurer of only resort for many South Floridians -- myself......
  • Are car insurers discriminating against drivers with unattractive demographics?

     
    A consumer group is challenging the insurance industry's use of non-driving factors such as education and occupation when setting car insurance rates. Today's Watchdog column explains the arguments made by the Consumer Federation of America in a report it...
  • Citizens and 'takeout' insurers -- Reader response

     
    Got lots of response to my Sunday print column on Citizens insurance, and the current wave of 'takeout' letters arriving in thousands of South Floridians' mailboxes from private insurers set to take over Citizens policies in 30 days -- unless......
  • First PIP lawsuit filed

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A group of chiropractors, massage therapists and acupuncturists have sued the state over a new personal injury protection law that lawmakers heralded as key to reducing auto insurance rates in Florida. The lawsuit says that the new PIP...