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Gulfport Mayor's Corner: A Call to Civil Disobedience?
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Gulfport Mayor's Corner: A Call to Civil Disobedience?

From Gulfport Mayor Sam Henderson:

The media has of late been rife with stories of corporate and governmental mandates which distinctly lack any shred of holiday spirit – and arguably any sound ethical or economic foundations. The Tampa Bay Times awarded the Sour Orange Awards to (drum roll please) Worst Actor: the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act and, a close second, Duke Energy's pre-emptive fee collection for nuclear energy projects. The federal flood insurance legislation is currently in place, and is set to impact nearly one-sixth of Pinellas property owners with unmanageable insurance premiums. This poorly planned policy has the potential to dislocate residents and businesses. 

 

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