Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report - Monday, March 13, 2017
Date Published: 03-13-2017
Some of the largest Insurance Companies in South Florida are seeking Rate Hikes again, and Homeowners are due for some nasty surprises at Renewal Time. The Sun-Sentinel’s Ron Hurtibise reports.
This Wildfire Season in Florida, Smokey Bear may be in for a workout. The Miami Herald’s Jenny Staletovich reports.
In Florida, HB 95 was introduced by State Representative Ralph Massullo to prevent a Drug being dropped from a Formulary, or moved to a Higher-Priced Tier, in the middle of the Insurance Plan Year. Erin Clark reports for FloridaPolitics.com.
Keenan & Associates, a Torrance, California-Based Insurance Consulting and Brokerage Firm, has entered into an Agreement to join Lake Mary, Fla.-Based Brokerage AssuredPartners Inc., Insurance Journal reports.
The Florida House Voted Friday to Kill the Agency Governor Rick Scott has relied on for the last six years to hand out Tax Credits to lure Business to the Sunshine State to create jobs. Jeremy Wallace reports for the Tampa Bay Times.
Florida earned a "C" Grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers, which released its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card last week. The Orlando Business Journal reports.
The Trial Lawyers were on the cusp of scoring a big win against the Business and Insurance Lobby, their deep-rooted Political Rivals, but then State Sen. Lauren Book entered the Legislative Committee Room. Matt Dixon and Marc Caputo report for Politico Florida.
Half a Dozen Bills have been Filed in the Legislature this year to implement the Constitutional Amendment approved by 71 percent of Voters in November. Zac Anderson reports for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Under the Proposal, Former Legislators and Elected Officials would not be allowed to Lobby in Florida for any Person, Entity or State Government Agency for six years. Nearly all House Members Voted in Favor of HB 7003, approving the measure by a Vote of 110-3. Allison Nielsen reports for SunshineStateNews.com.
After Decades of struggling against a Condo Regulatory System that experts say perpetuates impunity and makes it easy to commit Fraud, thousands of Condominium Owners in Florida may finally see substantial changes in State Laws. Brenda Medina and Erika Carrillo report for El Nuevo Herald.
“I’m afraid if something isn’t done now, our Kids’ Dreams of opening their Own Business will be unattainable because of the increasingly difficult Business Environment created by Local Governments.” State Representative Randy Fine writes in FloridaToday.com.
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