…New Pollution Notification Legislation in the Works Recently, the Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH) entered a final order invalidating the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) proposed rule expanding notification requirements (including notification to the local media) for every release of any substance that could pose an immediate danger to human health, welfare, or property. Recently,…Details
On November 22, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Amos Mazzant granted an Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction and thereby enjoined the Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing and enforcing the Overtime Final Rule on December 1, 2016. On December 1, the Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of the DOL filed a notice to appeal the…Details
On Tuesday, December 13, the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee held an introductory meeting and a public hearing on the issue of workers compensation. Chaired by Senator Anitere Flores (R-Miami, the Keys) Senators heard testimony from all the stakeholders, including representatives from the trial bar, the workers’ union, the Florida Chamber, Associated Industries of Florida,…Details
These two letters are examples of the letters of congratulations that were sent to all 29 members of Congress on behalf of NUCA of Florida after the November 2016 elections. Senator Marco Rubio Read Below or Open PDF Congresswoman Kathy Castor Read Below or Open PDFDetails
New members Byron Donalds and Bob Rommel
From the Tampa Bay Times: The recent sewage discharge into Tampa Bay was a result of the excessive rainfall, but only indirectly. The primary and more compelling reason is a sanitary sewer system that is in disrepair. A properly functioning sanitary sewer system will not be adversely affected by rainfall. (Stormwater sewer systems operate separately.)…Details
FHBA & NUCA FL lobbying team hosts fundraiser luncheon in Pensacola for Rep. Doug Broxson, candidate for Senate.