Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, June 24
Jun 24, 2013
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
Florida’s largest property insurer is considering rate hikes for next year, the Associated Press reports via Insurance Journal.
Florida’s insurance market has long been supported by financially strong, well regulated reinsurance companies, writes Bradley Kading president and executive director of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers in this Tallahassee Democrat editorial opinion.
Heritage Property and Casualty Insurance, a St. Petersburg-based home, condo and rental property insurer, recently donated a $50,000 grant to the Pinellas Education Foundation in support of its Building Blocks for Literacy Program, the company announced in a news release.
Florida’s unemployment rate ticked down 0.1 percent to 7.1 percent in May, despite losing 6,200 nonagricultural jobs, according to numbers released Friday by the Department of Economic Opportunity, Gray Rohrer reports for The Florida Current.
According to SaintPetersBlog.com today, the clock might be ticking on Florida’s gay marriage ban, News-Press.com reports.
With Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election approaching, every bill he signs (or doesn’t) could affect his chances, according to The Palm Beach Post, explains Peter Schorsch of SaintPetersBlog.com.
Jamie Carroll Shepard, the president of the Bay County League of Women Voters, is jumping into the race for the Florida House seat currently held by Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, Kevin Derby reports for SunshineStateNews.com.
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