October 1, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 3/13/2014

› Proposal would limit Medicare coverage for some Florida drug testing
Attorney General Pam Bondi is fighting a plan that would limit Medicare coverage for some drug testing in Florida and could allow accidental deadly drug combinations.

› Bank of America boosts Florida small business loans by $500M, now hiring
Bank of America grew its small business lending in Florida by $500 million in 2013 and it plans to build on that this year by hiring more bankers.

› Marine artist Guy Harvey to design hull artwork for Norwegian Escape
Well-known marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey has been tapped to design the signature hull artwork for Norwegian Cruise Line’s largest ship launching in October 2015, the Miami-based cruise operator announced Wednesday.

› Proposed changes could reduce manatee protections in Miami-Dade
So protected are the gentle sea cows that roam the waters off Biscayne Bay that regulations have thwarted the marine industry’s growth and frustrated developers’ plans to build widespread docks for recreational boaters. At least that’s the argument from boaters and industry groups seeking to loosen restrictions.

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