Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Wednesday, June 22
Jun 22, 2011
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There are no insurance-related events scheduled for today.
Governor Rick Scott has dumped a website launched by Governor Charlie Crist in 2007 to help consumers comparison shop for property insurance.
Summer is not only hurricane season, but peak lightning season as well.
The Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, and once again the weather experts are forecasting a very active season, with more major storms than in a typical year.
Looking at potentially tens of millions of dollars in savings, Florida lawmakers this week could move toward restructuring part of the health insurance program for state employees.
Governor Rick Scott on Tuesday signed 46 bills into law, including measures dealing with fertilizer, affordable housing and helping ex-felons get state professional licenses.
Mary Anne Carter turns in her resignation letter a day after Governor Rick Scott announces his chief of staff is leaving his job to become executive director of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Governor Rick Scott today announced nineteen reappointments and two appointments to eight regional planning councils throughout the state.
State economists are trying to determine how much sales tax and other revenue Florida lost as a result of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill last year.
A panel set up by the Florida Supreme Court to find ways to prevent wrongful convictions recommended new lineup standards for police Tuesday.
The Department of Management Services has agreed to settle a lawsuit with a vendor by paying off two disputed monthly bills plus interest.
Soon after taking over Florida’s growth management agency in January, Department of Community Affairs Secretary Billy Buzzett met here with Bradenton Senator Mike Bennett about abolishing many of the agency’s responsibilities.
Members of Congress serving Palm Beach County on Tuesday pressed employers in the local hospitality and country club industry to import fewer foreign workers and insisted that unemployed Americans can fill those positions.
Most of the thousands of struggling Florida homeowners seeking mortgage assistance from the federal government’s Hardest Hit Fund have been rejected by the state’s version of the program, a new report shows.
It’s one of myriad taxes and fees tacked onto monthly cable and phone bills.
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced that Michael D. Riley will serve as acting state insurance commissioner effective July 1.
A new agreement on surplus lines insurance means Mississippi should get about $16 million in tax revenue of which about $10 million will go into the state’s wind pool, according to Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney.
Anyone with a suggestion or complaint about Alabama’s recovery from the deadly tornadoes in April should know that the buck stops with the governor.
State Farm has come back to the Louisiana Department of Insurance and has asked for an 8.5 percent average statewide homeowners’ insurance rate increase.
Property-insurance rates in Mississippi have leveled off for the time being, Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney told members of the Gulf Coast Business Club at a luncheon Tuesday.
The threat of hurricane damage has pushed home insurance rates sky high for many coastal residents.
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