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Florida AG Investigating Uber Over Data Breach Affecting 32K Drivers

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says that the state is now investigating ride-sharing service Uber over an alleged cover up of a national data breach. Bondi said Dec. 1 that her office has issued a subpoena to Uber. The company …

Updated: Florida Gov, CFO at a Standstill Over Next Insurance Commissioner

For the second time in a month, Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater could not reach an agreement over who will become the next insurance commissioner for the state. At the April 26 Florida Cabinet Meeting, …

Florida to Interview 2 More for Insurance Commissioner, McCarty Delays Departure

The Florida Cabinet will interview two new candidates for the soon-to-be-open Florida insurance commissioner post at its April 26 meeting, in addition to the two candidates interviewed last month. In the meantime, current Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty notified the …

Florida Gov. Rejects CFO’s Pick for Insurance Commissioner, Application Reopened

Florida Gov. Rick Scott made it known Tuesday that his choice for the next Florida insurance commissioner would not be State Representative Bill Hager. “I won’t second it,” was Scott’s quick response to Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater’s motion to …

The Final 2: Bragg, Hager Last Men Standing for Florida Commissioner Job

For the first time in 13 years, Florida is preparing to appoint a new insurance commissioner. The pool of 55 candidates has been whittled down to just two. Per recommendation of the Florida Cabinet, Jeffrey Bragg and Florida State Rep. …

Florida AG Won’t Fight Medical Marijuana Measure

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who loudly opposed a medical marijuana measure that appeared on the 2014 ballot, is staying on the sidelines this time around. Bondi said she is still opposes the effort to legalize medical marijuana, but the …

Florida Supreme Court Asked to Decide Constitutionality of Workers’ Comp

A legal challenge to the constitutionality of Florida workers’ compensation system that was thrown out by a state appeals court may be headed to the Florida Supreme Court. The plaintiffs in the case have asked the state’s high court to …

Florida AG Finds Way to Fund Drug Database to Fight ‘Pill Mills’

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is keeping the state’s prescription drug database up and running after state legislators decided against funding it. The Florida Legislature did not set aside any money for the nearly three year old program during the …