Tag: insurance

Staff ReportsOctober 5, 2017

As Tropical Storm Nate approaches the Gulf of Mexico, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis is urging Gulf Coast and Big Bend residents to prepare now for the possibility of severe weather, he said in a news release. “Floridians should take a proactive approach and stock up on necessary supplies now, days ahead of the […]

News Service Of FloridaSeptember 7, 2017

Insurance companies are prepared to meet Floridians’ needs after Hurricane Irma, state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier said Thursday. Patronis and Altmaier issued a joint statement after holding a conference call with nearly 50 insurance company representatives to discuss issues such as claims reporting after the storm and the availability […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 5, 2017

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis “is urging Floridians to prepare now for possible Florida impact” from Hurricane Irma, he said in a press release. “Residents should take steps immediately to ensure their family is prepared to possibly weather this major category 5 storm,” the release said. “Hurricane Irma is a major and dangerous storm, […]

Scott PowersJune 22, 2017

Anticipating President Donald Trump federal policies to the contrary, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum rolled out a policy statement Thursday that pledges to guarantee Florida women access to contraception. Gillum, mayor of Tallahassee, said in a statement Thursday he would push for statewide legislation that would require health insurance policies that cover prescriptions to include […]

Jim RosicaApril 24, 2017

Gov. Rick Scott tweeted on Monday that he will sign into law a bill creating statewide regulations for ride-booking companies like Uber and Lyft. “I look forward to signing the @Uber/ @lyft bill,” Scott tweeted from his official account, @FLGovScott. The governor is in Argentina on a trade mission. Colin Tooze, Uber’s director of public affairs, tweeted back, “Many […]

Michael MolineApril 6, 2017

The House Commerce Committee will take up a workers’ compromise amendment package Thursday that takes a more aggressive approach to attorney fees than did previous versions of the legislation. The amendments to HB 7085 retain language allowing deviations from the statutory attorney fee schedule that link trial lawyer’s compensation to benefits secured through claims litigation. […]


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