Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, November 26
Nov 26, 2012
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1:00 p.m.–Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Claims Committee meeting; Teleconference: 866-361-7525; participant code: 5219676193#. To view the meeting notice, click here.
The former Democratic House Leader from Key West is trying to gather interest among insurers to cover policies in the Keys and take them out of Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
Florida regulators have approved a statewide average rate increase of 14.9 percent for Allstate ‘s Florida unit, Castle Key Insurance Co.
More than 95 percent of all houses, apartments and condominiums in the San Jose area are occupied, a distinction that no other major market can claim.
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This new case arises, amazingly in terms of time, from the 1972 divorce in Illinois of former beloveds Donald and Lois Weiss.
A Hallandale attorney has launched a website to help Florida motorists track the status of their driver’s licenses. And he’s doing it completely pro bono.
Florida is driving toward a new license plate design expected to make it easier for law enforcement and toll collectors to read, and starting Monday residents can offer their preferences.
The first crucial date is a mere six weeks away for Florida to obey a requirement to start paying Medicaid providers higher rates, but even with the recent softening tones of the state’s Republican leadership, it’s unclear whether the state will approve the payments.
Senator Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, was prepared when he arrived in Tallahassee for the one-day organizational session this week.
Florida’s new legislative leadership team and the 44 new legislators who took the oath of office in Tallahassee last Tuesday pledged to keep close tabs on the state budget and weed out waste in government contracts.
While hoping regulators will approve a controversial settlement proposal, Florida Power & Light gave notice this week that it plans to increase base rates in January.
Overhauling the state’s retirement program for new employees could result in big changes for government pension plans in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Motorists will find it more expensive to drive around South Florida roadways in coming years, as a new network of toll lanes takes shape.
Lake County and state transportation officials have long talked about replacing the aging Howey bridge, which underwent a face-lift two years ago.
The state of Florida is asking thousands of young women some intimate questions their sex lives and is giving them a $10 gift card in return – but some who received the survey are offended.
Good news out of the Pelican State. While similar state-run insurance entities in Florida and Texas continue to grow at unsustainable paces, Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. has managed to reduce its policy count by 43 percent since its post-Katrina high of 174,000 in February 2008.
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak says a security breach at an Ohio-based insurer has compromised the personal information of 534 Oklahomans.
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving when the holiday-shopping rush begins, brings droves of people to stores and plenty of claims for auto insurers, says Progressive Insurance.
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