Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report – Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Nov 8, 2016


Gallagher Acquires Florida’s Gabor Insurance

Gabor Insurance Services Inc. and its Subsidiary, American Professional Liability Underwriters, headquartered in Miami, were recently acquired, Florida Business Daily reports.


Incoming Speaker Richard Corcoran Ready to Outline New Lobbyist Rules for House

Lobbyists would be required to file paperwork before speaking with a Member of the Florida House or a Staff Member about issues that may come up for a Vote, according to a Proposal from incoming House Speaker Richard Corcoran.  Tia Mitchell reports for the Florida Times-Union.


Roll-off, I-4, Solar: Five Things to Watch on Tuesday in Florida

There are at least 55 interesting things to watch for in Tuesday’s Election in Florida. The Tampa Bay Times’ Steve Bousquet highlights Five via the “Naked Politics” blog.


U.S. Justice Department Sends Poll Watchers to 5 Florida Counties

The U.S. Justice Department is dispatching more than 500 Monitors and observers to Watch Polling Sites in 28 States on Election Day, it announced on Monday.  The Miami Herald’s Patricia Mazzei reports via the “Naked Politics” blog.


Former Florida Governor Crist Tries to Revive Political Career

Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist is trying to revive his Political Career as a Democrat, running for a U.S. House Seat against an Incumbent Republican who has distanced himself from the Party.  The Associated Press reports for the Tampa Tribune.

Florida Pollution Notification Plan Continues to Draw Objections

Despite some changes to reassure the Business Community, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection continued to hear Objections Monday to a Pollution-Notification Rule proposed in the wake of High-Profile Incidents in Pinellas and Polk Counties that raised questions about State Environmental Regulations.   THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Ryan Ray reports via

Kentucky Sees Insurance Fraud Cases Rise 800% in 2016

The monetary amount of Court-Ordered Restitution Payments for Insurance Fraud in Kentucky increased by 800 percent in 2016, according to a recent Report from the Kentucky Department of Insurance’s Fraud Division.  Brooke Murphy reports for Becker’s Hospital Review.




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