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Hillsborough County Republican lawmakers reminisce on session with Brandon Chamber of Commerce listen

05/29/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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After both chambers of the Florida legislature failed to agree on how to take care of some of the state’s uninsured, some Hillsborough County Republicans still aren’t sure what will happen with Medicaid expansion. During a Brandon Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday, Senator Tom Lee responded to pleas for lawmakers to go into special session to figure it out.

The Florida Senate passed a bill that would have u...

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Florida CFO Jeff Atwater blasts Citizens Insurance for "dancing on tables without bras" listen

02/28/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater fielded questions ranging from pensions to homeowner’s insurance at a nonpartisan political forum Thursday in St. Petersburg. Members of the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club grilled Atwater about what’s being done to stamp out problems with Citizen’s Property Insurance.

Atwater was referring to a report released by the government run insurance program that uncovered an embarrassing list of alleged transgressions...

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