February 1, 2015

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/4/2013

› Florida hitting population milestone in January
Sixteen states — including Florida — are expected to hit population milestones in January, based on new estimates by On Numbers.

› No. 2 executive at UM medical school stepping down
UM announced the chief operating officer is stepping down at the medical school as faculty continue to express anger about restructuring and layoffs.

› Wind industry tax credit extended in fiscal compromise
A one-year extension of an energy tax credit passed this week is a relief to the wind industry and is likely to benefit wind giants from NextEra Energy Resources to a smaller company planning a wind farm in western Palm Beach County.

› Florida regulators ramp up Medicaid provider terminations
Florida regulators ramped up their terminations and re-enrollment denials of Medicaid providers last year as it axed those accused of violating the rules.

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