Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, June 24

Jun 24, 2013


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Daily Florida Insurance-Related Events


There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.



Daily Florida Insurance-Related News


Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Considering Rate Hikes This Week

Florida’s largest property insurer is considering rate hikes for next year, the Associated Press reports via Insurance Journal.


Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers says let private market carry Florida’s reinsurance risk

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 Donates $50,000 to Literacy Program

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 loses more jobs, but May unemployment rate dips to 7.1 percent

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.


U.S. Supreme Court decision today may affect Florida gay marriage ban

According to today, the clock might be ticking on Florida’s gay marriage ban, reports.


As re-election nears, every bill has a political price for Governor Scott

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


League of Women Voters President Enters Bay County Race for Jimmy Patronis’ House Seat

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




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