Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Thursday, September 27
Sep 27, 2012
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
State Farm Florida, the third largest insurer of homes in the state, has just been approved for an average 6 percent rate increase on its home insurance policies.
The Santa Rosa Island Authority board’s architectural and environment committee on Wednesday conceptually OK’d extending the amount of time a Pensacola Beach residential leaseholder has to build or rebuild on their vacant lot.
With the clock ticking on Florida’s ability to control how it applies the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, pediatricians say they’ve been trying to meet with the agency that oversees the state’s Medicaid program — to no avail.
With a federal hearing next week against the state’s attempt to block ineligible voters from being removed from the lists of registered voters, the state has dropped 198 names of individuals illegally registered to vote.
The assets and operations of several South Florida land trust companies, related firms and their owners were frozen by the state attorney general’s office Tuesday in a complaint claiming they made promises to struggling homeowners they can’t fulfill.
Systematic problems plague many Florida municipal pension plans, a think tank said in a report released Wednesday.
The Department of Economic Opportunity and its legacy agency have spent $750,000 to redesign its website, build a content management system and review its communications related to unemployment compensation over five contracts that were not competitively bid.
It’s official. Or maybe not.
Recent graduates of the University of Florida received one of the best bargains in the nation in terms of the cost of their education compared to career earnings, according to a study by SmartMoney magazine.
National Solar Power announced a year ago that it would begin work in early 2012 building a series of 20-megawatt solar arrays at 20 sites scattered across the county.
China’s insurance regulator has approved nine fund management companies and securities brokerages to manage investments on behalf of insurance companies, the regulator said in a statement on its website Wednesday.
Officials say tremors recorded in Louisiana’s Assumption Parish since late May could be why a brine cavern encased within the Napoleonville salt dome failed and caused a massive sinkhole.
A driver’s chances of being hit by an uninsured motorist in Alabama may go down after January 1.
John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” stands as one of the most important books of the last century.
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