How Florida Saved Taxpayers

Barry Gilway, CEO of Citizens Property Insurance Corp., in Miami, Fl., Sept. 6. PHOTO: LYNNE SLADKY/ASSOCIATED PRESS By Wall Street Journal The Editorial Board Sept. 12, 2017 7:17 p.m. ET These columns are often critical of government, especially when public officials put taxpayers on the hook for future risks. Think Fannie Mae, or federal flood insurance. So…

Rick Scott blocks insurance premium hikes, cancellations during Irma recovery

Michael Moline Florida Politics September 13, 2017 Gov. Rick Scott has ordered a three-month freeze on insurance rate increases for homeowners struggling to recover from Hurricane Irma — plus a three-month grace period for policyholders who received non-renewal or cancellation notices just before the storm hit. “Due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma, Floridians should be…

PHOTO AND VIDEO RELEASE: CFO Patronis Tours Hurricane Irma Damage In Hillsborough County

For Immediate Release: September 13, 2017   Contact: Ashley Carr (850) 413–2842 PHOTO AND VIDEO RELEASE: CFO Patronis Tours Hurricane Irma Damage In Hillsborough County                 Click HERE to watch the full video.   TAMPA, Fla. – On Tuesday, CFO Jimmy Patronis toured impacts of Hurricane Irma in Hillsborough County with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue…

Governor Rick Scott: Consumers Must Be Protected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2017 CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE (850) 717-9282 media@eog.myflorida.com   BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott directed Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier to take every action authorized pursuant to Executive Order 17-235 to provide additional protections to support recovery efforts as it relates to Hurricane Irma’s impact on Florida’s…

CFO Patronis: As Irma Approaches, Understand Your Insurance Coverage

Contact: Ashley Carr (850) 413–2842   CFO Patronis: As Irma Approaches, Understand Your Insurance Coverage TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Ahead of Hurricane Irma’s potential impact, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis is stressing the importance of understanding insurance coverage. As Floridians finalize their preparations, they are encouraged to include copies of their insurance policies in their family…

CFO Patronis and Commissioner Altmaier: Florida Insurance Industry Preparing for Hurricane Irma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2017 Contact Information: Contact: Ashley Carr, DFS (850) 413-2842 communications@myfloridacfo.com   Contact: Amy Bogner, OIR (850) 413-2515                       press@floir.com   CFO Patronis and Commissioner Altmaier: Florida Insurance Industry Preparing for Hurricane Irma   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier hosted a conference call…