Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, December 17
Dec 17, 2012
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9:00 a.m.–Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology meeting. Discussion of model submissions received under the Standards and Acceptability Process for 2011. Teleconference: 888-670-3525; conference code 7135858151. To view the meeting notice, click here. To view the agenda, click here.
Officials of Florida’s policyholder-back insurer have decided not to pursue a plan to loan private insurers part of its surplus in exchange for removing policies citing the fact that as currently envisioned no insurers would step forward and participate in the program.
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. hired a new human resources executive, began discussions of a “clearinghouse” and edged away from a controversial loan program.
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. is bringing in the top human resources pro from American Express to oversee employee personnel matters considered wildly portrayed by the media the past couple of months.
Winds of change are blowing that could propel Citizens Property Insurance Corp. in a new direction.
A few years ago the state passed a law that owners had to purchase condominium unit insurance.
Fort Lauderdale has teamed up with a private insurance company, selling the use of the city logo to solicit customers in return for a cut of the money.
When 14-year-old Jordan Sommise was ejected and killed in a Baker County traffic accident December 1, it stung loved ones, friends and a man who has seen plenty of highway death.
With the federal government’s new health reform legislation, the insurance industry is changing and longtime Bellevue business Crawford Insurance has taken steps to continue offering its customers the best service possible.
State forecasters added nearly $400 million to estimated tax revenues over the next year and a half – but warned that dangers like the “fiscal cliff” could still damage a fragile economic recovery powering the gains, reports Brandon Larrabee of the News Service of Florida.
Add another Broward politician to the list considering a statewide bid: State House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston of Lauderhill confirmed today that he is considering challenging Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi.
Governor Rick Scott on Monday will announce a new secretary for the Department of Corrections: Mike Crews, who is currently the agency’s No. 2 official, holding the title of deputy secretary.
A budget tracking web site paid for by Florida taxpayers but never made public will remain on the shelf as Governor Rick Scott announced Friday that he will seek bids to create a public budget watchdog site and the vendors of the existing system can get in line with everyone else.
State officials have announced agreements to allow non-hazardous military training at state parks and state forests.
Insurance and related industries are seeking to win support in the waning days of the current Congress for two pieces of legislation dealing with payment of injured worker claims to people whose primary insurance is Medicare.