Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015


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Daily Florida Insurance-Related Events


  • 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.–Citizens Board of Governors meeting.  Teleconference:  (888) 942-8686; conference code:  5743735657#.  To view the meeting documents, click here.
  • 10:00 a.m.–Florida Insurance Guaranty Association Finance and Audit Committee meeting.  Tallahassee, Florida.  To view the meeting notice, click here.



Daily Florida Insurance-Related News

Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance aims to be more consumer-friendly in shedding policies

Citizens Property Insurance, already at a near-record low after shedding about 1 million policies in four years, aims to shrink even more, Tampa Bay Times’ Jeremy Wallace reports via “The Buzz” blog.


Gore tweaks Legislature on sea-level mitigation

At the Climate Reality Conference in Miami, former Vice Presiden Al Gore led a panel discussion that included some dire predictions about how sea levels might rise.  Joey Francilus reports for


Hospitals still Scott’s target as he repeats transparency plan

Governor Rick Scott on Tuesday reiterated a plan to require that hospitals publish prices and financial details online, Tampa Bay Times’ Michael Auslen reports via “The Buzz” blog.


Governor Outvoted on State Spending for Two Conservation Easements

The Florida Cabinet on Tuesday granted conservation easements for two cattle ranches despite opposition from Governor Rick Scott.  Arek Sarkissian reports for the Tampa Tribune.


Three Tampa Bay residents and 35 Floridians make Forbes 400 list

Thirty-five Florida residents – including three who live in the Tampa Bay area – made the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans, the Tampa Bay Times reports.




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