Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report – Thursday, September 01, 2016

Sep 1, 2016


A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of State Farm Florida Insurance Company

A.M. Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to B++ (Good) from B+ (Good) and the Issuer Credit Rating (ICR) to “BBB” from “BBB-” of State Farm Florida Insurance Company.


FSLSO Office Closing Due to Storm Hermine

Due to approaching Storm Hermine, FSLSO will be closing its office at NOON EDT, Thursday September 1, 2016, and re-opening at 8:30a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.  All systems, including SLIP and the FSLSO website will remain operational unless notified otherwise. 


Florida Water Scam is Soaking Consumers, Must be Plugged

In the long run, Consumers will be far better served when Lawmakers finally get serious about cracking down on a Budding Scam that is quickly showing the potential to raise prices for everybody, the Bradenton Herald Editorial Board writes.


Could Tuesday Turnout Forecast November GOP Advantage in Florida?

The Statewide 24 percent turnout was the State’s Highest Primary Mark Since 2004, and a larger share of Republicans than Democrats cast Ballots, the Palm Beach Post’s John Kennedy reports.


NAIC Seeks 2017 Consumer Liaison Representatives

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is currently accepting Applications for the 2017 Consumer Liaison Program.  The Application Deadline is 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on Oct. 31, 2016.


New Jersey Insurance Director Peter Hartt Appointed To Financial Stability Oversight Council

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has appointed Peter L. Hartt, Director of New Jersey’s Insurance Division, to a two-year term as the State Insurance Commissioner Representative on the Financial Stability Oversight Council.





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