September 30, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 2/20/2014

› UM med school students trained to enroll people in Obamacare
Just over five weeks before Obamacare open enrollment ends, University of Miami President Donna Shalala announced Wednesday that UM’s Miller School of Medicine students will serve in a new role: helping people understand their health coverage options and enroll in insurance plans.

› $200M Florida film incentive bill filed
A bill has been filed that can reshape the way Florida's film industry does business and attracts outside projects. The bill proposes additions to the Entertainment Industry Financial Incentive Program that would provide an annual $200 million pot of state tax credits film projects can tap into through 2020.

› Lennar expects housing gains to slow
Miami-based Lennar Corp., one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, increased revenues and home deliveries in 2013, but the company expects improvements in the housing market to slow this year in Southeast Florida and beyond.

› In 20 years of customer satisfaction surveys, Publix dominates
The American Customer Satisfaction Index, which gauges customers satisfaction of companies across 43 industries, released new data showing Publix once again ranks highest among grocery stores.

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