Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Wednesday, November 7
Nov 7, 2012
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
Senate President-designate Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, beamed with satisfaction Tuesday night as Republicans held on to a healthy majority in the Florida Senate.
- Democrats make gains in the Florida House; Dorworth teetering toward recount
- 3 Republican incumbents lose in Florida House
- Republicans nearly sweep Hillsborough County legislative races
- In battle of Florida Senate incumbents, Sachs edges Bogdanoff
- Hukill, Hays take Florida Senate seats
- Coley wins Florida House District 5 seat
- Bradley takes newly drawn Florida Senate District 7 seat
- Newcomer Jose Javier Rodriguez makes a strong showing in Florida House District 112
- Danish upsets Harrison in race for Florida House District 63 seat
- Florida Senators Gaetz, Evers win easily; Broxson returns to Florida House
- Florida Representative Perry re-elected in District 21
- Florida House District 72: Pilon
- Florida House District 73: Steube
- Magar scores big win in Florida House District 82
- Frankel beats out Hasner in race for U.S. Congress
- U.S. Senator Nelson wins third term over Mack
- Blog: David Rivera loses U.S. House seat to Joe Garcia
- Patrick Murphy Defeats Congressman Allen West In Florida
- Democrat firebrand Alan Grayson returning to Congress
- U.S. House: Hastings, Deutch, Wasserman Schultz win
Three embattled justices were given new six-year terms on the Florida Supreme Court in a hard-fought retention election Tuesday as voters resoundingly rejected a Republican-backed effort to remove them for “judicial activism” in some politically sensitive cases.
In a decisive rebuke to the constitutional agenda of the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature, voters have rejected all but three of the 11 amendments put before them on the general election ballot.
President Barack Obama drew heavy support from black, Hispanic and younger voters in Florida’s close presidential contest, while Republican challenger Mitt Romney led among both white and older voters, according to results of exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and television networks.
There has been a very lively debate surrounding a proposed program from the state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
Hurricane Sandy certainly earned the “Superstorm” moniker.
The Florida Supreme Court will hear two cases on the legality of fines collected from motorists caught by red light cameras before the Legislature passed a law authorizing their use.
Humana Inc., Florida’s largest provider of Medicare private plans, continues to bet big on the government healthcare program for seniors by agreeing to buy the Boca Raton company that provides their medical services.
Insurance giant Humana said Monday it would pay $850 million for Metropolitan Health Networks Inc. of Boca Raton, a deal that underscores the insurer’s shift from simply paying for health care to providing medical services.
Democrat Karen Weldin Stewart was re-elected to a second term as Delaware’s insurance commissioner on Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Benjamin Mobley.
Proposed new federal flood-zone maps may mean savings for homeowners in The Moorings, Falcon Trace, Citrus Springs and other subdivisions by no longer requiring flood coverage in their homeowners’ insurance policies.
The Supreme Court of Georgia ruled against a company accused of partnering with a Texas firm to send more than 300,000 junk faxes to metro Atlanta homes and businesses, meaning it could be liable for a $459 million penalty.
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