| Oct 21, 2011
| 7:13 AM
Legislators looking for ways to shrink state-backed Citizens Property Insurance introduced bills this week to allow unregulated insurers to take over the insurer's policies.
Surplus lines insurers and their customers are exempt from fees other...
| Nov 3, 2011
Gov. Rick Scott asked Citizens Property Insurance Corp.'s board to come up with a goal to reduce the state-backed insurer's size and risk and present a plan on how to do that at the Dec. 6 Cabinet meeting.
The most direct way to do that is to raise its...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:43 AM
Legislation to allow less-regulated insurers to take over state-backed Citizens Property Insurance's policies cleared a first hurdle Wednesday.
The House insurance committee approved the bill, HB 245, by a 13 to 1 vote. The legislation intends to...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:38 AM
Citizens Property Insurance plans to raise premiums for the most valuable condominium associations by a statewide average of 19 percent on policies that cover fire, theft, hurricanes and other risks.
The rate hike could affect tens of thousands of people...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Citizens Property Insurance board members on Monday approved capping its proposed 429 percent
rate hike for the...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 6:33 AM
Citizens Property Insurance officials will field questions today from state regulators on its request for a 25 percent
| 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...
| May 9, 2011
| 7:35 PM
I am amused by Rick Scott's claims of victory in this legislative session.
This was House Speaker Dean Cannon's party.
Scott entered the Governor's Office as a wildly firing cannon.
It was Cannon who aimed the cannon at the targets he wanted to hit,...
| May 22, 2012
How to file an insurance claim
Try to call your insurance agent immediately.
Begin making temporary repairs to prevent further damage.
Save all receipts. Do not attempt to make permanent repairs until an insurance adjuster has inspected the home.
| Jun 2, 2011
| 3:21 PM
In this edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from political lies to a contest for Florida's most unpopular politician.
But first, I have a game for you to play:
This year, while no one was looking, President Barack Obama made...