LMA Newsletter – Pre-2019

Since 2012, readers of the LMA Newsletter have received timely information and insights about Florida’s insurance marketplace. Published weekly during legislative sessions and bi-weekly the rest of the year, the newsletter focuses on current insurance and related issues impacting disaster management, environment, engineering, construction, and real estate interests. There are also stories of encouragement for those who work in this industry notwithstanding its challenges and “pearls” of information that will help readers raise the bar. During the Florida legislative session, the newsletter provides tracking, analysis and insight on bills and broader issues being considered by the legislature of impact to insurance and related interests. The stories are searchable using the search window at the top of the right column.  SUBSCRIBE NOW

Monday, January 11, 2016 
Reminder: Why we Live in Florida and Encourage Others to Move Here

A couple of articles we read recently reminded us that our great state of Florida continues to experience increases in population and popularity. Our 

Monday, January 18, 2016 
Finish Strong 
I received this thought for the day last week from a young woman who has had her share of battles in her short 25 years of life and I was touched by the wisdom

Monday, January 25, 2016 
House of Representatives to Hear Assignment of Benefits (AOB) Bill Today 
At 12:30 today in the House Insurance and Banking Committee, there will be a heated debate on proposed Assignment of Benefits legislation.  When our newsletter

Monday, February 1, 2016 
Mother Nature Says “Come on Down to Florida”
Considering all the dollars we spend in Florida on tourism, Mother Nature saved us lots of green (pun intended) last week.  We were very concerned about all those

Monday, February 8, 2016 
Leaders Are Natural Born…But Leadership Can Be Learned
 This past week in the legislature we saw Senator Dorothy Hukill and Senate President-Elect Joe Negron, as well as some others on the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee,




Monday, December 7, 2015


Even with Tears In Our Eyes,

We Vow To Stand Strong


Last week, the Washington Post reported that the San Bernandino mass shooting was the 355th incident in 2015. And I





Monday, December 21,  2015



‘Tis The Season
We love all the special seasons of the year, but like most of you, this is our very favorite time of the year. Even with the extra busyness of scurrying around to

Monday, August 31, 2015


Nine Things To Do, When What You’re Doing Isn’t Working


If you’re stuck-and you want things to change-you have to do what you would otherwise consider being outrageous.  Sometimes you’re doing everything right and

Monday, September 21, 2015


2016 Legislative Session Committee Meetings Begin


Last Wednesday, September 16, brought our legislators back to Tallahassee for the first of committee weeks as they and we prepare for the start of the 2016 Regular

Monday, October 5, 2015


Excuses, Excuses, Excuses


Don’t we just hate to hear excuses? And don’t we hate it even more when we hear ourselves making excuses. Nothing good comes from hearing or giving them. We lose respect