Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Friday, December 21, 2015
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Daily Florida Insurance-Related News
Florida ranks as the state with the most flood policies, small wonder given the vast shoreline and hurricane history, the Bradenton Herald Editorial Board writes.
As much as $15 billion could be lost in Florida property by 2030, Kerry Sheridan reports via Phys.org.
By securing the home against a windstorm, home owners will see their monthly insurance premiums fall and nearby homes will see their security increase, Frank Bumb reports for the Ft. Myers News-Press.
The weeklong redistricting trial scheduled to begin in a Tallahassee courtroom Monday will determine the fate of Florida’s 40 Senate districts and the future of the 29 incumbents seeking re-election. The Miami Herald’s Mary Ellen Klas reports.
Passing a hulking legislative package for the Florida Department of Transportation each year is a 50-50 proposition, PoliticoFlorida.com’s Matt Dixon reports.
The emotional, contentious issue of changing Florida’s alimony law is heading for another try in the Legislature, Lloyd Dunkelberger reports for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Less than a mile from the state Capitol, a former steakhouse shows little evidence that it was once part of a movement to change Florida’s schools, the Associated Press reports via WUSF.
Miami, its skyline studded with glittering skyscrapers and civic buildings designed by the world’s “star-chitects,” has been called “The Manhattan of Latin America.” Harold Bubil reports for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Florida’s Lowell Correctional Institution, a state prison that houses the five women on Florida’s Death Row – and has the distinction of being the largest women’s prison in the United States.
The U.S. property/casualty insurance industry is about to be tested directly by the sharing economy, Insurance Journal’s Andrew G. Simpson reports.
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