CORRECTION: Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, October 1
Oct 1, 2012
CORRECTION: Please note the hyperlinks to the following stories have been corrected below:
- News Release: Homeowners Choice Set to Assume 71,000 Citizens Property Insurance Policies
- USA Today Blog: Florida judge dismisses Costa Concordia lawsuit
- U.S. Answers Florida Cry To End Tomato Pact With Mexico
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
The official September 10 peak of the hurricane season has come and gone.
Almost half of the Florida homeowners who contested discounts revoked by Citizens Property Insurance Corp. succeeded in having some or all.
Citizens Property Insurance takes its fiscal responsibilities to our policyholders and all Floridians very seriously.
Gene Albritton sleeps uneasily.
Automobile insurers have until the end of day today to show Florida regulators how much, if at all, they plan on reducing rates on the personal injury protection, or no-fault, portion of drivers’ policies.
Mike La Rosa, part of the family-operated La Rosa Development Corp. in Celebration and Kissimmee, was named to run as the Republican candidate for House District 42.
Florida elections officials said Friday that at least 10 counties have identified suspicious and possibly fraudulent voter registration forms turned in by a firm working for the Republican Party of Florida, which has filed an election fraud complaint with the state Division of Elections against its one-time consultant.
President Barack Obama’s administration took a big step on Thursday toward terminating a 16-year-old tomato trade agreement with Mexico following a request from growers in Florida, an important swing state in the presidential election.
Should you be forced to pay in advance for a product you may never get? And if you don’t get what you paid for, should you get a refund?
Depending on who’s doing the analysis, a proposed amendment that would change the formula for limiting the amount of revenue Florida can collect each year from taxes and fees would either rein in willy-nilly government spending or cause Draconian cutbacks to education, roads and schools.
In his 40 years in the banking business, 1st Manatee Bank president and chief executive Thomas Hodgson has weathered some difficult years. But none, he says, were as hard as the recent downturn.
Backers of a year-old drug database widely heralded as a key to stopping the state’s prescription-drug-abuse problems said the project has nearly run out of money, triggering concerns about the survival of a program that Governor Rick Scott and House lawmakers once tried to kill.
Visit Florida announced last week that Will Seccombe will step in as acting president of the state’s tourism-marketing agency, filling a void left by the departure of chief executive Chris Thompson.
Reputed Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino has moved to glitzy Boca Raton a year after serving a 14-year sentence for extortion and illegal gambling.
New York State’s Department of Insurance has filed its rehabilitation plan for Financial Guaranty Insurance Company, outlining how payments will be made in cash to claimants as available funds allow.
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