Florida homeowners are paying the most in the country for home insurance on average – $6,000 a year in Florida’s private market, compared to $1,700 nationally, according to the Insurance Information Institute.
After three years of holds, repayments begin again in a couple of weeks, but not without some changes.
Florida used to be reliably Democratic. Now Republicans control all the levers of power. So what happened in between? In the first installment of our new series, "Red, Purple, and Blue: A Sea Change in Florida Politics," we begin to answer that question.
The commercial increases would take effect Nov. 29, while the personal-lines rate increases -- those affecting individuals -- would take effect Dec. 16.
Repairs have been completed, and a bacteriological survey showed the water is safe to drink.
A decade ago, the owners of King Fisher Fleet went to Charlotte County Public Libraries to see if the business could promote National Library Card Sign-Up Month in September.
Challenges to seats in Tampa and Orlando are outside the realm of discussion for now based on a deal between the plaintiffs and the state. However, agreements were recently reached challenging local, non-federal seats in Jacksonville.
SARASOTA/MANATEE/CHARLOTTE Fla. (SNN TV) - Because of the impending storm, schools in Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte Counties are closing. Because so many schools are used as Evacuation Centers, all schools will be closed both Tuesday and Wednesday. Aft
To the concern about "adult live performances," Presnell says Florida law already allows minors to attend R-rated films if accompanied by a parent of guardian.
he Lemon Bay High Marching Mantas lost three weeks of practice due to Hurricane Ian. It came a year after the band earned the highest score of superior in their annual assessment, their first since 2016.
Bands across the area traveled to Manatee High School to perform 7-minute shows on which they've labored for as much as four months.
It's the time of the year many students in the area crave: the yearly FBA MPA on the Suncoast.
The Florida Bandmasters Association is back with their annual Marching Performance Assessment in the Suncoast area, being held at Manatee High.
SARASOTA (SNN TV) - With the Inflation Reduction Act, the United States makes its biggest investment in reversing climate change, which also may help encourage other countries to join the effort. I've spoken many times with the CEO of the Climate Adaptati
Rubio has also said tragic circumstances of a pregnancy -- such as rape or incest -- shouldn't determine whether or not an abortion can happen.
“Everything that we were doing meant something. Our work was transferring."
When pressed in a CBS Miami interview, Rubio said he would favor a complete ban on abortion with no exceptions if a state decided on it.
Annette Gutierrez, Cynthia McLaughlin, and Marco La Manno were recognized at the Sunshine State Awards.
"The King of Rant" Lewis Black is returning to the Suncoast.
He's the "King of Rant," and he's coming to rant in Sarasota. Comedian Lewis Black will return to the Van Wezel Sunday, December 11.
Commissioner Fried joined SNN to respond to arguments made by those who oppose abortion rights, as well as talk about what she would do as governor on the issue of abortion rights.
Marco La Manno was able to speak to Congressman Crist recently about one of the biggest issues in Florida: the home insurance crisis.
Commissioner Nikki Fried says Florida's government has failed on the issue of affordable housing.
Fried wants the Florida delegation on this committee to keep a cannabis banking provision in the bill.
While hurricane season historically peaks in August and September, now is the time to get your financial house in order so you're not scrambling to figure things out if a storm approaches/makes landfall.