April 23, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 11/29/2012

› Florida attorney general laments health reform’s impact on businesses
Speaking today about the Supreme Court decision that largely upheld the Affordable Care Act, Attorney General Pam Bondi told a Florida Chamber of Commerce Insurance Summit in Orlando “of course we were all disappointed in the ultimate outcome.”

› Disney boosts annual dividend 25%
Walt Disney Co., the world's largest entertainment company, raised its annual dividend Wednesday by 25 percent, joining other companies in boosting their payouts ahead of an expected increase in tax rates.

› GRU, eight others look for provide energy to UF
If the University of Florida seeks a new campus energy provider, Gainesville Regional Utilities will have competition for the contract from outside the area.

› Insurance official: National cat fund a “beach house bailout”
Charles Chamness, president of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, called the national catastrophe insurance program a “beach house bailout” and said his group would work to stop it from moving forward.

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