Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, October 22
Oct 22, 2012
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9:00 a.m.–Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (“FHCF”) Proposed Rule Hearing; Proposed amendments to Rule 19-8.010 would adopt the 2013-2014 FHCF Reimbursement Contract, including the Addenda and Optional Amendment, and would remove obsolete material. To view the hearing notice, click here.
1:00 p.m.–FHCF Advisory Council meeting; If the above Rule Hearing is requested, the Advisory Council will meet to review public comments. Teleconference: 888-670-3525; conference code: 7135858151. To view the meeting notice, click here.
Florida insurance regulators have announced the approval of another 60,000 policies for removal from the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
- Citizens Property Insurance Shedding 100,000 Policies, Responds To Critics
- Citizens Property Insurance picks Goldman Sachs for review of plan to shed customers
As the housing market recovers from the six-year bust, a new rule from the state-run insurer of last resort could make it more difficult to get insurance for and sell older homes, industry observers say.
Floridians say it outweighs property taxes as a financial concern in a new survey.
The three officers allegedly pinned the blame on an officer-involved wreck on another driver, falsely cuffing him for DUI.
As President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney square off in Boca Raton tonight to debate foreign policy, Floridians would do well to listen closely to their prescriptions for a world-sized challenge.
State Representative Jeff Clemens has successfully defended his victory in the Democratic primary for Senate District 27.
Former Republican state legislator Nancy Argenziano, waging a rugged comeback campaign as an independent, is suing her former party over a mass mailing that alleges “she violated the law” by briefly trying to run for Congress as a Democrat early this year.
Ellyn Bogdanoff and Maria Sachs concede that their multi-million-dollar battle for a state Senate seat has little to do with them individually — and a lot to do with partisan control of the Florida Senate.
Being the only physician eligible for re-election in state government, Rep. Ronald “Doc” Renuart said he brings with him the experience necessary to wade through a multitude of health-care issues if returned to Tallahassee representing House District 18.
Senate District 8 is one of three seats Democrats hope to pick up and make inroads into the Republicans’ supermajority in the 40-member chamber, but those hopes could give way to an overwhelming GOP cash advantage.
State Representative Mia Jones said she is already gearing up for a return to Tallahassee representing the residents of House District 14.
The Louisiana Supreme Court has relieved the state’s property insurer of last resort of the burden of paying a $125,000 penalty for late payment of a claim settlement stemming from Hurricane Gustav in 2008.
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