Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, December 10
Dec 10, 2012
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
In the past two weeks, Representative Frank Artiles, R-Miami, has asked for “market conduct examinations” — thorough reviews of insurance companies’ business practices to ensure compliance with state laws — of state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. and the Tower Hill Insurance Group and related companies.
Two companies named as potential players in a controversial plan to cash eight-figure checks in exchange for taking Citizens insurance customers.
With a fierce drought sparking wildfires across the state, then-Gov. Lawton Chiles took the extraordinary step in 1998 of banning the sale and use of fireworks around the Fourth of July holiday.
After several close calls with hurricanes, executives at Florida Hospital in Orlando decided to rethink their disaster plans.
First elected to the state House of Representatives in 1994, Representative Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, is returning for a fifth term.
Backing away from a possible court fight, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles announced Friday that it will halt its attempt to bid license tag services to private vendors.
Four Senate committee staff director positions that were responsible in 2010 for overseeing two committees each have returned to overseeing one committee.
In remarks to the Republican Party of Florida’s state committee, Rick Scott pointedly ignores Charlie Crist’s formal switch to the Democrat Party.
Early January marks the fifth anniversary of the Internal Revenue Service opening an investigation into the complicated way the shadow government of The Villages retirement community borrows stunning amounts of money that enrich its developer.
Days after Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana, leaving 80 percent of New Orleans under water and more than 1,800 dead, James Lee Witt was there advising the governor and catching a few hours of sleep each night in a trailer.
The federal government is poised to expand flood zones and push for increases in building elevations along the New Jersey coast in the wake of flooding from Hurricane Sandy.
The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association is advising agents that the web address for its E-Quote login will change on December 13, 2012.
Court-awarded corporate power is growing beyond the world of campaigns and elections, often at the expense of individual rights and Americans’ ability to bring businesses to court.
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