| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Tell those danged politicians to take their hands off our gubberment property insurance!
That's the hue and cry coming from Sinkhole Alley, where homeowners are getting a firsthand taste of Florida's free-market insurance reforms.
They stormed a...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Homeowners insurance rates for Citizens Property Insurance policyholders will rise by a 6 percent statewide average next year, regulators said Monday night.
The average increase approved for many parts of South Florida next year is nearly 10 percent,...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Citizens Property Insurance's board gave an early green light late Monday to recommendations to help the state-backed insurer downsize its size and financial risk to Floridians.
Many of the proposals would allow it to shrink and effectively raise...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:30 AM
A Citizens Property Insurance panel approved 30 recommendations Wednesday to help the state-backed insurer downsize and lower its financial risk to Floridians.
The changes will be discussed at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Many would reduce Citizens&...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:08 AM
Citizens Property Insurance could get a green light today to implement changes that would lead to fewer policies, higher premiums and less financial risk for all Floridians.
The Florida Cabinet will weigh 31 ways to shrink the state-backed insurer. Many...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Legislation allowing less regulated insurers to take over Citizens Property Insurance policies has now cleared both the House and Senate's insurance committees.
Senators approved a bill, SB 578, by a 7 to 3 vote Wednesday because they're hoping the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 3:19 PM
State Farm, Florida's largest private home insurer, keeps shrinking as state-backed Citizens Property Insurance keeps growing.
Coincidence? Not entirely: A 2008 state law allows companies like State Farm to continue giving multiple-policy discounts to...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Florida insurance industry representatives know state lawmakers may not end up spending as much time on insurance issues during the legislative session that starts in January as they have in years past.
But some have a wish-list of changes they said...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Citizens Property Insurance, the state’s largest home insurer, has more customers than ever — only this time, it’s not because the state has just been hit by hurricanes.
The state-run insurer has 1.46 million policies, higher than...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Citizens Property Insurance’s board will consider approving a plan Wednesday to shrink and reduce its financial risk to Floridians.
All automobile and property insurance policyholders in the state would be charged fees if a major hurricane...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Citizens Property Insurance announced today that it's launching a review of software it uses to calculate rebuilding costs in light of complaints that the estimates are too high and triggering huge premium increases for some policyholders.