| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — An ethics watchdog group and the former state insurance consumer advocate Monday sent Gov. Rick Scott a public letter asking him to take a closer look at Citizens' Property Insurance and its decision to shutter the office that...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:35 PM
House Speaker Will Weatherford unveiled committee assignments yesterday for the 120-member House of Representatives. Here’s a look at how Central Florida’s delegation fared. – With Chris Dorworth tossed out of the House by voters, the...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Last week, The Miami Herald/Tampa Bay Times reported that a report for the audit committee of Citizens Property Insurance found that four recently dismissed auditors were investigating senior officials at the state-owned insurer. Before they were fired,...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. sold $250 million in three-year catastrophe (CAT) bonds, which transfer to private investors a portion of the state-backed insurer’s storm-related financial risk, the company announced Friday.
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:15 PM
You may think you know how much your homeowners insurance costs you. State-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. announced Monday it has launched a new web-based tool to help you know for sure.
Citizens said it created its True Cost Calculator so...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 1:51 PM
La junta directiva de la aseguradora de inmuebles Citizens Property Insurance, votó a favor de aumentar las mensualidades en más de $250 millones, a través de un incremento estatal de más de 10 por ciento.
Al mismo tiempo, la junta eliminó dos propuestas...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 2:05 PM
La revocación de muchos descuentos y la presión por inspeccionar las viviendas por parte de la aseguradora estatal Citizens Property Insurance ha despertado iras y cuestionamientos.
Las primas de las tres cuartas partes de los 225,502 asegurados, cuyas...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 7:53 PM
We can't catch a break. If the wind isn't howling from hurricanes, the ground must be collapsing from sinkholes.
Hence, the latest insurance crisis in Florida, where homeowners, public adjusters and attorneys are clamoring for settlement checks for...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 7:30 AM
A sweeping bill that would allow insurers to drop full sinkhole coverage and shorten the time policyholders have to file claims cleared the Senate by a 25 to 12 margin Thursday.
The bill, which has about 20 provisions, would:
Allow insurers to charge as...