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Governor Ron DeSantis Unveils Comprehensive Legislation to Increase Big Pharma Transparency and Accountability and Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled a legislative proposal to reign in unchecked Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and drive transparency among prescription drug prices influenced by Big Pharma. This proposal furthers the Administration’s efforts to lower prescription drug prices and reaffirms the state’s commitment to assist... Read More.

Property Tax Increase Of 15% Could Be Coming To Punta Gorda

PUNTA GORDA —Property taxes could be going up by around 15% in Punta Gorda. This would be the largest increase in almost 10 years.This Wednesday the City Council will discuss a resolution regarding the increase. If  approved, a second public hearing would... Read More.

VENICE OPENS DOOR FOR 36% TAX INCREASE

THE VENICE CITY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY VOTED TO SET THE MAXIMUM TAX RATE OF 3.77 MILLS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012.  THAT WOULD BE AN INCREASE FROM THE CURRENT RATE OF 2.77 MILLS, WHICH HAS BEEN THE RATE FOR THE PREVIOUS FOUR YEARS.  IF THE... Read More.

PGT REPORTS FIRST INCREASE IN SALES SINCE 2006

PGT INDUSTRIES WHICH HAS A PLANT IN VENICE REPORTED THAT SALES INCREASED FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2006.  THE MAKER OF HURRICANE-RESISTANT WINDOWS AND DOORS SAID SALES FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF THIS YEAR ROSE 4.6% OR A BIT MORE THAN $2 MILLION DOLLARS... Read More.