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There are no easy solutions to the mess wrought by Citizens Property Insurance Inc
Bradenton Herald
Loaning money to insurance companies to prod them to take over policies is bad governmental policy and it would disrupt the private market.
Lakeland Ledger
The Citizens board has been pursuing draconian measures that will force homeowners to pay far higher prices for insurance.
Bradenton Herald
Gov. Scott wants to get policies out of Citizens in the worst way, and Citizens may have found it.
Palm Beach Post
The PIP insurance legislation does say that companies must cut rates 25 percent by January 2014.
Palm Beach Post
With home insurance such a fundamental need in Florida, we feel held hostage.
Naples Daily News
It is policyholders — not underwriters — who need a life preserver.
Citrus County Chronicle
Starting Jan. 1, there will be major changes in the state’s no-fault insurance law, called Personal Injury Protection, you need to be aware of.
Fort Myers News-Press
The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating radical changes in unemployment insurance recently passed by Rick Scott and the legislature.
Independent Florida Alligator
The governing board of the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. approved $350 million in low-interest loans for private insurers.
Unjustifiable practices indicative of entitlement to excess, and bad omen for a crucial entity.
Citrus County Chronicle
Rather than a government handout after catastrophes, the government needs a catastrophic insurance plan.
Palm Beach Post
The insurer's board voted unanimously Friday to bribe private insurers with $350 million in sweetheart loans to take policies out of Citizens.
Tampa Bay Times
Translation: Our image stinks.
Palm Beach Post
Officials at Citizens Property Insurance Inc. should be paying attention to the storm brewing over their spending habits.
Panama City News Herald
Insurance companies are seeking a 6.1 percent increase in workers compensation coverage for 2013.
Palm Beach Post
The state's insurer of last resort claims it needs higher rates in case a major storm hits the state.
Tampa Bay Times

Letter To The Editor

On Sept. 10, Florida’s chief inspector general reported that executives of Citizens Property Insurance have “routinely spent beyond the state’s...

Pensacola News-Journal

Op Ed

Citizens Property Insurance takes its fiscal responsibilities to our policyholders and all Floridians very seriously. We are especially sensitive...

Citrus County Chronicle

This plan is a gamble that no Floridian can afford to take. Citizens’ board is tone deaf to the public’s best interests.

Tallahassee Democrat

Many Floridians know what to do when a hurricane threatens and have developed a plan.
This guide, prepared by the Florida Association of...

Gasparilla Gazette

Some editorials say the Board of...

Tampa Bay Times

Lest we forget, today's premiums are...

Tampa Bay Times

It's hard to believe, but it's been 20 years since Hurricane Andrew made landfall in Florida. After Andrew, residents rebuilt their homes, the...

Tallahassee Democrat

Twenty years ago today, Hurricane Andrew — at the time, the costliest storm in U.S. history — made landfall near Homestead.

Tallahassee Democrat

Florida has not had a hurricane in six years. No hurricanes mean no property losses from 'wind damage' and thus no claims that require payments to...

Tallahassee Democrat

by Dr. Radut.