homeowner's insurance

Florida legislative committee will hear an update on property insurance issues

A Florida Senate committee will receive presentations about the insurance market from the Insurance Commissioner and the Citizens President.
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The Scoop: Thurs., September 28, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Progress Village’s solar progress Progress Village, in Eastern Hillsborough County, is claiming the title of the first Black community in Florida to adopt a solar microgrid. A coalition of community leaders met yesterday at Simmon’s-Bowers...
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Citizens Property Insurance policy count could decline in Florida

Florida's Citizens Property Insurance Corp. could start to see its number of policies decrease as it moves policies to private insurers.
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The Scoop: Wed., September 13, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Polk County man killed Polk County deputies shot and killed a man last night on Westside Ridge Blvd in the city of Auburndale. After 55-year-old Angelo Theodore Curcione threatened officers and deputies with a knife,...
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The Scoop: Tues., September 12, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Hurricane Ian’s impact A new report shows the disproportionate impact Hurricane Ian had on Florida’s rural agricultural areas.   Idalia insurance claims Estimated insured losses from Hurricane Idalia topped $156 million Sunday based on 17,472...
Hurricane Idalia

Florida and other states say their flood insurance fight should continue

Florida & other states want to stop an attempt by the Biden administration to end a challenge to changes to the National Flood Insurance Program.
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Florida insurance issues could pose long-term problems

As Florida recovers from Hurricane Idalia, Fitch Ratings warned about the long-term effects of property insurance problems in Florida and CA.

Citizens Insurance sees a drop in new lawsuits in Florida

Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance was served with 4,711 lawsuits during the first six months of 2023, down from 2022.
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The Scoop: Wed., August 23, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Suspect shot and killed Tampa Police officers and a Polk County sheriff deputy killed a man after coming under fire yesterday while working as U.S. Marshals serving a warrant in Riverview. The 39-year-old was the...
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Citizens Property Insurance continues to add policies in Florida; it’s now over 1.3 million policies

The state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. has topped 1.36 million policies, as it continues to add thousands of customers a week.

Out of Florida

There is a mass exodus from Florida, a state where racist, fascist laws aimed at people-of-color, the LGBTQ+ community, educators, insurance companies, conventions and tourist alike are leaving or avoiding the state. Does the government...
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Private insurers are approved to take some Florida policies from Citizens Insurance

Homeowners continue piling into the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance. Regulators approved private insurers taking 184,000 policies.

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