August 1, 2014

Monday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 10/7/2013

› Excitement, frustration over "Obamacare" in Florida
By week's end, with most Floridians still unable to access the online marketplace and sign up for health insurance, organizations were trying to build on momentum even though there was little they could do.

› Orlando taxis go green with hybrid Camrys
If you hail a cab in Orlando, you may end up on the leading edge of a green-taxi revolution in the world's biggest family destination.

› Homeowners can challenge flood insurance rates
Homeowners hit with substantial increases in their flood insurance as a result of recent changes in the federal program should do their homework, experts say, because there may be ways to lower their bills.

› School districts want tighter rein on charters
Charter schools are designed to be free to innovate, but district officials — and many charter school leaders — say that freedom from regulation has gone too far. It is time to put in stricter standards, they say.

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