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Contractor Fraud Allegations Soar in Florida: Why the Homeowners Construction Recovery Fund Needs an Upgrade
Floridians who have to deal with fraudulent construction contractors are left with little recourse, and the state fund designed to help them recover funds is woefully underfunded.
Many Florida residents struggle to pay their electricity bills, and the skyrocketing costs are due to the volatile natural gas market.
From property insurance to utility rates, healthcare costs to unemployment reform, affordable housing to protecting democracy, and safeguarding unions—we need our leaders to Make Florida Affordable Again.
A key piece of Florida’s worker safety net is still broken: the unemployment system which is meant to give workers the tools to get through unavoidable layoffs. Why is Florida not taking advantage of millions in Federal aid to fix it?
How a strong and healthy environment boosts the largest sectors of Florida’s economy, and how our state leaders can boost our economic success by protecting Florida’s environment.
Sustainable tourism isn’t just a buzzword: it’s become a top priority for today’s travelers. Learn how Florida’s largest industry is leveraging sustainability to grow our economy.
In preparation for the 2024 Florida Legislative Session, we are now adding information on legislative delegation meetings being held across this state. We encourage you to participate and share your priorities and if you can’t participate at that time, perhaps drop a note to your delegation. It’s very helpful to establish contact with your legislators prior to the session to help shape the bills and start forging a relationship.
Florida Power & Light, the largest electric utility in Florida, saved $375 million in fuel costs in 2022 by investing in solar. They also announced plans to reduce customer charges by close to the same amount.
Short-term lenders are donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to Florida politicians in a bid to get higher interest rates on short term loans.
Utility Monopolies Drive Up Our Energy Bills. How Some Floridians Create Their Own Power To Save Money
Some Floridians have created their own mini power plants on their roofs to get relief from high energy bills from monopoly utility companies. But it is not going off-grid. Just the opposite.
Election officials are sounding the alarm about a new law which purged all vote-by-mail requests from Florida’s system. Here’s what you need to know about how to re-enroll.
Is A Program To Help Florida Homeowners Struggling with Soaring Property Insurance Premiums Too Successful?
The My Safe Florida Home Program helps homeowners with needed home hardening projects and can help potentially lower their property insurance premiums. Why it’s already running out of money.