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  • Sinkhole Alley folks apoplectic at Citizens' rate hikes; what did they expect?

    Sinkhole Alley folks apoplectic at Citizens' rate hikes; what did they expect?
    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...
  • Scott requires Citizens insurance to find ways to shrink by Dec.

    Scott requires Citizens insurance to find ways to shrink by Dec.
    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...
  • Bill allowing less regulated insurers to take over Citizens policies clears hurdle

    Bill allowing less regulated insurers to take over Citizens policies clears hurdle
    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...
  • Citizens insurance plans 19 percent rate hike for some condo buildings

    Citizens insurance plans 19 percent rate hike for some condo buildings
    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...
  • Citizens insurance OKs ways to shrink

    Citizens insurance OKs ways to shrink
    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...
  • Consumer advocate slams Citizens insurance over inspections

    Consumer advocate slams Citizens insurance over inspections
    Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott on Thursday criticized Citizens Property Insurance's push to inspect homes and revoke discounts for hurricane-resistant features. "Hardening of homes is the only way Floridians have to help control...the...
  • Citizens insurance approves 10% rate hike, kills two controversial plans

    Citizens insurance approves 10% rate hike, kills two controversial plans
    Citizens Property Insurance’s board voted Friday to increase premiums by more than $250 million by a statewide average rate hike of more than 10 percent. Board members killed two controversial proposals: To charge new policyholders much higher...
  • Citizens revokes hurricane-proofing discounts

    Citizens revokes hurricane-proofing discounts
    Citizens Property Insurance's push to inspect homes and revoke discounts for hurricane-resistant features has drawn fire and questions. Premiums went up for nearly three-fourths of the 225,502 homeowners who have had the inspections. About 7 percent...
  • Florida home insurers lining up for rate increases

    Florida home insurers lining up for rate increases
    Three major home insurers in Florida want rate hikes: Allstate's Florida subsidiaries want 21.9 percent and 32.7 percent statewide average increases, Universal Insurance Co. of North America wants a 22 percent average increase and State Farm wants a 14....
  • 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...
  • 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...