May 23, 2022
Florida Business News

Lawmakers gather to attempt to solve state’s growing insurance crisis

The Florida Senate opened a special session on Monday to debate a $2 billion plan to stabilize Florida’s property insurance market, which has been plagued by insurer insolvency and dropped homeowner policies.

Florida joins feds to target illegal caller ID spoofing and robocalls

Sick of spam calls? So are state leaders. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has announced a new investigative partnership against illegal caller ID spoofing and robocalls with the Federal Communications Commission.

Florida gas prices drop nearly 4 cents after reaching new record-highs

Florida gas prices are going down a bit as nearly two million Floridians prepare to take a Memorial Day road trip.

A tropical disturbance already? Early system off Florida bringing rain to the Panhandle

The disturbance, about 15 miles west-northwest of Pensacola early Monday, formed about a week before the official start of the 2022 hurricane season on June 1.

Palm Beach County doled out more than $1 million in improper COVID relief, reviews find

The office of Inspector General John Carey has completed 10 reviews that identified more than $200,000 in improper payments, with more than 50 others that have been referred to the State Attorney’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies.

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