Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, January 4, 2016

Jan 4, 2016


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Daily Florida Insurance-Related Events

There are no insurance-related events scheduled for today.



Daily Florida Insurance-Related News


No storm in decade, yet insurance issues swirl

Florida has had a lot of time to get ready. It has been an unprecedented 10 years since the last major hurricane hit the state, but that is no reason for citizens, regulators and policymakers to become complacent, American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research CEO Steve Pociask writes in this Orlando Sentinel guest column.


Republican Party of Florida plans shakeup amid financial struggles

Florida Republican insiders are bracing for a shakeup at the state GOP amid persistent financial troubles and looming staff departures that some have predicted could be a “massacre.”  Marc Caputo reports for Politico Florida.


Florida Lawmakers Seek “Pay For Success” Program

Two Republican lawmakers have filed bills that would create a program – dubbed “pay for success” – that would involve private investment money being used to pay for government services.  THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA reports via


Year in review:  Florida’s top political stories from 2015

 2015 was full of firsts and fights that helped reshape the state’s political landscape, Politico Florida reports.


Texas implements law on insurance for transportation-network drivers 

A Texas law requiring transportation-network companies to provide $1 million in liability insurance for themselves and their drivers went into effect Friday.  KFDA-TV reports via the PCI SmartBrief.


Reinsurance renewals are differing greatly worldwide, firm says 

Reinsurance renewals are likely to experience stability in the US market, strong competition is expected in the UK and Europe, and rate suppression because of capital and interest in Asia, Australia and South America, ILS Advisers says. reports via the PCI SmartBrief.



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