Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, November 19
Nov 19, 2012
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
The corporate watchdogs who were recently fired from Citizens Property Insurance Corp. had uncovered evidence of favoritism, improper compensation and poorly handled investigations at the highest levels of the state-run company.
The House will start its sessions a little earlier, and one subcommittee will write the House budget for both K-12 education and higher ed, under new rules proposed Friday by leadership for approval by legislators next week.
Patrick Murphy’s campaign declared victory this afternoon in his race for Congress against U.S. Representative Allen West, in which final – but uncertified – totals from St. Lucie County elections officials showed him finishing with 50.16 percent of the vote.
Life would be easier if Key West and Tallahassee were not separated by a 12-hour drive, former state Representative Ron Saunders said Friday, days after ending his second stint in the Florida Legislature.
Five mega ships – one as long as three-and-a-half football fields – line the wharves of this bustling port as towering cranes pluck containers stuffed with products destined for the shelves of Southeast retailers.
Twenty community banks were launched in Southwest Florida from late 1998 to 2008, but not a single new bank has opened here since then.
State insurance regulators, working cooperatively through the NAIC, are coordinating efforts to assist New Jersey and other Eastern Seaboard residents in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Oklahoma lawmakers and elected officials appear to be gearing up for a major workers’ compensation tug-of-war when they convene on Feb. 4, 2013, for their 54th legislative session.
Andrew G. Simpson, vice president of content for Wells Media Group Inc., recently grilled Surplus Lines Association of California Executive Director Benjamin McKay on an array of matters, including the market, new regulations and SLA’s role in the world.
The Excess Line Association of New York plays a vital role for New York’s surplus-lines industry. The group, a non-profit advisory association created by the New York statute in 1988, is charged with the duty to facilitate and encourage compliance with the excess line law.
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