Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Thursday, July 19
Jul 19, 2012
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(CANCELED) 9:00 a.m.–Florida Division of Emergency Management Hurricane Loss Mitigation Advisory Council meeting. Tallahassee, Florida. To view the meeting notice, click here.
1:00 p.m.–Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board meeting. To view the agenda, click here.
State Farm policyholders with pending claims in Broward and Palm Beach counties could have a harder time getting reimbursed for repairs to their property.
If you own property in the Florida Keys, better plan to pay more next year for windstorm coverage through Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
The state’s insurer of last resort says mistakes have been rare in a massive home inspection campaign, but records show more than 1,300 cases where Citizens agreed to reapply credits for storm-resistant features – and hundreds where Citizens acknowledged errors by the company or inspectors.
Florida’s counties may reconsider a lawsuit against the state over disputed Medicaid fees.
Florida insurance officials are getting an update on health care coverage following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling that upheld the federal Affordable Care Act.
The state’s new insurance marketplace website looks remarkably similar to the webpage of travel giant Expedia.
The Democratic Party has a good chance of winning back a House seat in northeast Florida from Republicans as long as the Democratic candidates don’t badly bruise one another in the primary, Flagler County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Parham said Tuesday.
Two Republicans battling it out in the August 14 primary for an open state Senate seat representing parts of the First Coast scored major endorsements on Wednesday.
As the campaign enters the final month before the Republican primary on August 14, in Senate District 15 Representative Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, is leading her two GOP opponents in the money chase as they battle it out for the Senate seat centered around Polk County.
Political novice Marihelen Wheeler will take on former Alachua City Manager Clovis Watson on August 14 in an all-Democratic contest for District 20 in the Florida House of Representatives.
Candidates vying in the August 14 Democratic Primary for the state House 21 seat said education and the environment are two key issues on which they will focus if they win the right to face Republican incumbent Representative Keith Perry for the office in November.
Is there a South Florida primary legislative race nastier than the one between Republican Representatives Jose Felix Diaz and Ana Rivas Logan?
A vicious attack mailer, an eyebrow-raiser, against former Florida Senate President Tom Lee hit mailboxes this week in Senate District 24, and among politicos in the state capital especially, it’s still causing a stir.
Governor Rick Scott made a swing through Central Florida on Wednesday, highlighting projects that will add about 4,500 jobs to the state over the next five years.
Digital Risk LLC, a fast-growing developer of mortgage risk-analysis software, has chosen Florida for its previously-announced companywide expansion that will create 1,000 new jobs over the next two years, the Maitland-based company said Wednesday.
Deutsche Bank is considering Jacksonville for a 260-job, $10 million expansion, the mayor’s office and JAXUSA Partnership announced Wednesday.
Federal regulators have tagged eight exchanges and clearinghouses that settle trades as potential threats to the stability of the financial system that need strict government oversight.
Large clearinghouses and other utilities that handle trillions of dollars in financial transactions face heightened scrutiny as U.S. regulators on Wednesday plan to set tough new rules on them to safeguard the financial system from destabilizing shocks.
As the workers’ compensation line continues to experience poor underwriting results and strong momentum toward rate increases, more companies are turning toward forming captives to combat rising costs, a Marsh executive says.
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