Recent Florida Matters episodes

Early Primary (September 6, 2007)
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Early Primary

Florida moved its presidential primary from March to January. The major political parties are unhappy. Other states are responding. Florida Democrats stand to lose delegate vote and some candidates say they won't campaign here. What does all this...

Foreclosures Hit Florida (August 30, 2007)
Bank Repos Open House Sign

Foreclosures are up, confidence in the housing market is down and home prices are leveling off. This week on Florida Matters, we look at Florida's erratic housing market and what it means for the state, what it means for the region, and how it...

Goodbye to PIP (August 23, 2007)
PIP is scheduled to sunset on October 1, 2007.

Florida's no-fault auto insurance system is scheduled to sunset on Oct. 1, 2007. Personal Injury Protection insurance, or "PIP," was introduced in the early 1970s. PIP was meant to compensate people injured in auto accidents for their injuries...

Property Insurance - What Happened? (August 16, 2007)
House held between hands

This is the way it is for now: if you rent a home, own a home, want to buy a home, are trying to sell a home, if you operate a small business, or if you just buy land like it’s going out of style…property insurance is impacting your bottom line....

Tampa Bay History (August 9, 2007)
University of Tampa

This week we sit down with two prominent historians to discuss the perils and pleasures of life during Tampa's historic past. We touch on the city’s founding, prominent historical figures and events that shaped our region.

The Hidden Costs of Going Green (August 2, 2007)
Going Green: Light with tree growing inside

The rush to go green has been named as the reason dairy and beef prices are going up. What are the other "hidden" costs of going green? What does this mean for the plan for carbon caps in Florida? Those answers coming this week on Florida Matters...

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