Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Jul 16, 2015


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Daily Florida Insurance-Related Events


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Daily Florida Insurance-Related News

Regions Insurance Enters Agreement with Florida’s Ronald F. Holehouse Agency

Regions Insurance, Inc., an affiliate of Regions Bank, has entered into an agreement with the Ronald F. Holehouse Agency to obtain the firm’s personnel and accounts, Insurance Journal reports.


Judge Orders Florida Redistricting to Be Concluded By September 25

Pointing to a time crunch, a Leon County circuit judge has given the Florida Legislature little more than two months to draw new congressional districts and to defend them in court.  THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Jim Saunders reports via


Florida Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera Officially Enters U.S. Senate Race

Florida Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera said Wednesday he is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by his close friend Marco Rubio, who is running for president.  The Associated Press’ Sergio Bustos reports via the Sun-Sentinel.


Florida Lawmakers Call for Investigation Into Red Light Camera Company

State lawmakers want the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate whether a political bribery scandal at a company that sells red-light cameras extends to the firm’s contracts with five Florida cities.  The Tampa Bay Times’ Michael Auslen reports.


Another proposal heats up solar energy ballot fight

A new “pro solar-energy” coalition will push for its own ballot initiative as a way to counter a separate group’s proposed constitutional amendment to expand the use of solar energy in Florida.  THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Jim Turner reports via


Louisiana Withdraws from Nonadmitted Insurance Multi-State Agreement

The Louisiana Department of Insurance announced late yesterday, July 15, 2015, that the State of Louisiana will withdraw from the Nonadmitted Insurance Multi-State Agreement and the NIMA-sponsored Surplus Lines Clearinghouse effective October 1, 2015.  Colodny Fass’ Donovan Brown reports on


U.S. Appeals Court Rules for Whistleblowers in State Farm Katrina Fraud Case

Whistleblowers who sued State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. can seek more evidence of fraud against the U.S. government after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, a federal appeals court ruled July 13.  The Associated Press’ Jeff Amy reports via Insurance Journal.


Jeb Bush goes to Uber

Jeb Bush will be in San Francisco tomorrow, where he plans on hailing an Uber to show his support for the ride-sharing company




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