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No Big Storms, but Property Insurance Costs Rising

Posted on Tuesday, 01.01.13

No big storms, but property insurance costs rising



TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Marco Tarafa was stunned to find that his homeowners’ policy is increasing by nearly $1,000 a year – all because

FAPL Letter

Open Clothes Doors Event Huge Success!

Last week, on the 3rd floor of the Capitol Rotunda, FAPL and the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence teamed up with Dress for Success and Club 25 Women to collect business clothing for distribution …

Buck Passed

What. Property insurance legislation vetoed by governor again.
Issue. Did bad politics trump good policy?
Impact. New capital gets scarce, more companies unable to pay claims and Citizens takes on more policies.

In the wake of Gov. Charlie Crist’s June …

The Future of Legislative Advocacy

In today’s fast-paced world, we spend our lives making sure we respond to e-mails, voicemails, memos and other demands for information. we speed dial, do canned letters and notes to cut down on the time it takes us to keep …

Insurer remains, but some policies will not

In a major turnabout for the property-insurance market, State Farm Florida said Wednesday it will continue doing business in the state — though it will drop 125,000 residential policies and raise rates.

State Farm and Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty announced …