Month: September 2012

 

Legislature Addresses Lack Of Recorded Bonds For Public Projects

By Deborah Lawson, Governmental Affairs Consultant Best estimates are that 40-50 percent of all bonds for public construction projects are not properly recorded in the public records as required by statute.  The 2012 Legislature acknowledged this deficiency and imposed a penalty on the general contractor for failure to record the payment and performance bond(s). HB […]

 

Florida Voters Will Have Long Ballots to Complete on Election Day

Brace yourself; did you know there are eleven amendments on the November ballot? Two deal with religious freedom, two address veterans issues, one on public funding of abortions, one on health services, one on the state courts, four dealing with taxes and homestead exemptions and one on the college/university system. All of the amendments were […]