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  • Thursday Morning: Foreclosures, Universal and DJJ

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Thursday. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that Universal is laying out the red carpet for GOP lawmakers and lobbyists for some last minute check writing before the 2013...
  • Super-sized rate increase would be needed to make rates at state-run insurance company truly sound

     
    Newly elected Gov. Rick Scott wants to raise rates at Citizens Property Insurance Corp. to make them “actuarially sound,” but doing so would require homeowners covered by the state-run insurer of last resort to absorb a whopping 55 percent rate i...
  • ‘Big insurance giveaways’ decried as bill clears another committee

     
    By Julie Patel, Staff Writer Two legislators and a group representing attorneys who represent policyholders slammed bills today that would allow hefty rate hikes for insurers and allow insurers to drop full sinkhole coverage. They're “some of the...
  • Sinkholes are sinking insurance

     
    I just got this mind-numbing number on sinkhole losses. The state-owned Citizens Property Insurance has paid out a whopping $867 million because of sinkhole claims between 2004 and 2010. To cover those losses, Citizens collected $272 million in sinkhole...
  • Citizens Property Insurance: Get your hands off my gubberment insurance!

     
    A Republican state senator is making a last deserate attempt to make sure people in Orlando continue subsidizing property insurance on the coast. This comes from Sen. Mike Fasano, who happens to be from New Port Richey. When last I wrote about Citizens,...
  • Rick Scott’s secret plan to blow up Citizens Property Insurance

     
    By Paige St. John, Sarasota Herald-Tribune Gov. Rick Scott has secretly pushed to kill Citizens Property Insurance before his first term ends, a goal that alarmed even representatives of private insurance companies seeking to remove Citizens as a...
  • Curse you, St. Pete Times!

     
    If you are going to make a fact error and have to write a correction, it might as well be a good one. With that said, the story in the St. Petersburg Times seemed  too good to be true. I have long ranted against the state-run Citizens Property Insurance,...
  • Senate sinks into sinkhole squabble

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Two opposing worldviews of Florida’s insurance market are clashing as the Senate debates a broad insurance de-regulatory bill that the industry has been pushing. In the new pro-industry, post-Charlie Crist chamber, senators...
  • Simmons: I have the votes for Citizens insurance bill

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Sen. David Simmons on Tuesday asked for a week-long delay on a final vote for the Citizens Property Insurance Corp bill he is carrying — but not because he doesn't have the votes to pass it. The bill, SB 1770, makes a host of...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Incentives, eyeballs and schools

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Monday. Hope you all had a good weekend. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel looks at another one of Gov. Scott's 7-7-7 promises and how effective the governor has been at economic...
  • Today in Tallahassee: Private prison companies, jobs, sewage, budgets

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers plan to keep discussing prisons, jobs, the courts, drugs and budgets today. The House Economic Affairs Committee leads things off at 8:30 a.m. with a dozen bills on the agenda, including an onsite sewage treatment...