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Florida Peninsula Insurance Company will lower rates by an average of 2 percent

Florida lawmakers and insurance industry officials say changes, such as steps to reduce costly litigation, are helping the market rebound.
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Citizens Property Insurance touts that private companies are taking over its policies

Private insurers pulled more than 275,000 policies last year from Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance and nearly 115,000 this year,
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A judge rejects Florida’s request to block changes to flood insurance

A federal judge has rejected a request by Florida & other states for a preliminary injunction to block changes to the National Flood Insurance Program.

WMNF News poll on the costs of housing and insurance in Florida

Republicans are more likely to blame the federal government for high insurance costs while Democrats are more likely to blame the state.
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Donald Trump endorses Joe Gruters for Florida Chief Financial Officer in 2026

President Donald Trump is already putting his thumb on the scale in the campaign to succeed Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis.
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The number of Citizens Property Insurance policies goes down in Florida

Citizens had about 1.162 million policies Friday, down from 1.18 million policies a week earlier.
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CEO: Citizens Property Insurance “will always be able” to pay claims, despite what Ron DeSantis claims

Senate Budget Chair Sheldon Whitehouse sent a letter that cited a recent comment by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that Citizens is “not solvent.”
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The U.S. Senate wants info from Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance

"... according to Florida’s own governor, Citizens faces a major solvency crisis and would be unable to pay out all claims and expenses should a major storm hit Florida,” Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse wrote.
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Florida lawmakers pass changes to Citizens Insurance

The Florida House passed a bill that could lead to at least some second homes moving from Citizens to the private insurance market.
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Florida tax package includes ‘holidays’ and small insurance breaks

The Florida Senate rolled out a tax package that includes sales-tax “holidays” and modest discounts on property-insurance policies.
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Home hardening money approved by the Florida Legislature

A home-hardening grant program designed to help reduce property-insurance costs could get another $200 million from the state.
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Private insurers get the okay to take Citizens Property Insurance policies in Florida

Florida regulators approved proposals by three private insurers to take 54,386 policies from the state’s Citizens Property Insurance.

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