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  • 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...
  • ‘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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Today in Tallahassee: Redistricting, gambling, septic tanks

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers begin their second week of session today with redistricting action on the Senate floor and House committees vetting everything from sewage bills and homestead exemptions to murder penalties and the federal health-care...
  • Citizens adds employees as number of policies drops

    Citizens adds employees as number of policies drops
    Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-run insurer of last resort, has trimmed more than 26 percent of its customers since late 2007. But the number of employees has grown by 17 percent. "There isn't a company in the state who could sustain...
  • Americas Insurance To Underwrite New La Policies

    Americas Insurance To Underwrite New La Policies
    Americas Insurance Co., which took on nearly 1,000 homeowner policies that had been covered by Louisiana's insurer of last resort, said it is entering the voluntary homeowners' market. The company said it expects to underwrite new policies in most...
  • La. Citizens Board Delays Assessment Decision

    La. Citizens Board Delays Assessment Decision
    The governing board of Louisiana's state-backed property insurance firm has postponed a decision on whether to change the fee paid by policyholders to pay off debt incurred because of claims from Hurricane Katrina. All property insurance policyholders in...
  • We can't afford another Charley, thanks to Charlie

    Hurricane Charley hit in 2004. Governor Charlie hit in 2007. Between them, Charley and Charlie have redefined the property-insurance market in Florida. Hurricane Charley showed us that no place in Florida was safe from mega-storms. And then Charley...