NEW YEAR ENACTS NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA

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A new year brought new laws in Florida. Legislation approved by state officials in the House and Senate in 2022, and taking effect in 2023, aim to...

FLORIDA’S PROPERTY INSURANCE REFORM ISN’T PERFECT

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A special session in Tallahassee seeking property insurance reform culminated with the signing of a bill by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Dec. 16 in Fort Myers. While...

PROPERTY INSURANCE REFORMS PASSED BY FLORIDA LEGISLATURE DON’T INCLUDE RATE DROPS

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Florida legislators passed an array of reforms to the state’s crumbling homeowner’s insurance industry during a special session in Tallahassee that began Dec. 12. It’s the second...

FLORIDA INSURANCE IS AS MUCH A DISASTER AS HURRICANES

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Republicans and Democrats agree on nearly nothing these days, except when it comes to property insurance in Florida. On that topic, politicians — including the two who...

CLOCK IS TICKING ON FLORIDA KEYS SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS

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For specialty contractors in Monroe County, time seems to still be running out. That is, of course, unless city, county and state administrators and legislators find a way...

1ST  POLITICAL FORUM GETS FEISTY IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

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Florida Keys candidates in nine political races fielded questions on July 18 from four local panelists at Hometown’s first election forum. The lively audience included Democrats, Republicans,...

LOUD MUSIC & SMOKING AT BEACHES ADDRESSED BY NEW LAWS TAKING EFFECT IN FLORIDA

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State legislators sent a number of bills that appropriated funds and set policy to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk for approval during the last legislative session in Tallahassee....

MARATHON, BOATWORKS & DEO SQUARE OFF IN FINAL ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING

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Does a lack of express prohibition constitute permission? What’s the difference between a “liveaboard” and a “floating structure?” And what can you do with each of them? Definitions...

FLORIDA’S NEW ABORTION LAW PROMPTS LEGAL BATTLES

Few things in Florida are ever clear-cut, black-and-white, yes-no decisions, and the state’s new, tighter abortion restrictions are no different. Until July 1, the Sunshine State had allowed...

CRUISE SHIPS: STATE EXPANDS PIER B’S BOUNDARIES

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Key West’s great cruise ship debate is far from over, and in fact exploded like a firework on July 1, when state officials agreed to expand by...

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