March 19, 2018

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 12/1/2017

› Insurers with stockholders pay out less to Florida drivers, study says
As car damage from 2017 storms in Florida and Texas threatens to set records, does it matter if your insurance company has to please stockholders and not just policyholders?

› National Forests in Florida seeks feedback on proposal to improve recreation sites, trails and visitor experiences
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking feedback on a proposal to improve recreation sites, trails and visitor experiences on the Apalachicola, Osceola and Ocala National Forests. These improvements would be paid for by changes in fees at some sites on the forests.

› Central Florida among large metros expected to see a rise in home prices and sales
t looks like these Central Florida cities are about to get even hotter in the Sunshine State, as their home values and sales are expected to rise next year.

› Florida U.S. Senate race heats up with new ads
Gov. Rick Scott hasn’t announced if he’s running against U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson yet, but the ads are already up and running. The National Republican Senate Committee and the progressive group For Florida’s Future released dueling digital ads this week.

Members of the Florida Bar:

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