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Jeff Atwater delivers frank advice at Chamber’s Insurance Summit

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Jeff Atwater delivered some frank advice Thursday when he warned insurers they need to present hard facts to the Legislature before they can expect help in solving problems with the workers’ compensation system and other priorities. Speaking at the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Insurance Summit in Miami, the state’s Chief Financial Officer called for “honesty and transparency with an abundance of data that makes the case that a legislator, when weighing the evidence, can make a solid choice between what is out there today…

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House-Senate divide was on display at Florida Chamber session preview

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The Florida Chamber‘s Annual Insurance Summit wrapped up Wednesday morning in Orlando with a group of Florida lawmakers peering into their crystal balls ahead of next year’s Legislative Session, set to start in January. The Chamber program listed participants as “members of the Florida Senate and Florida House of Representatives,” but of the four panelists – Republicans John Wood, Doug Broxson and Bill Hager and Democrat Larry Lee – none was a Senate member. That proved to be more than mere coincidence as the discussion wore on.…

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