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Florida lawmakers set to meet on ailing insurance market

Dec. 06, 2022 12:56 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature will meet next week for a special session on property insurance and property tax relief in the wake of damage caused by Hurricane Ian, officials announced Tuesday. The leaders of the Florida House and Senate issued the proclamation...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 30, 2022 16:41 PM EST

South Florida Sun Sentinel. November 28, 2022. Editorial: An outraged judge suspends mind control in Florida Florida is living proof of George Santayana’s famous warning that “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Here,...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 23, 2022 07:12 AM EST

South Florida Sun Sentinel. November 22, 2022. Editorial: On migrant flights, what is DeSantis hiding? You can see why Gov. DeSantis wants to prevent Floridians from learning more about the flights that took migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard. ...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Nov. 21, 2022 07:21 AM EST

Detroit News. November 19, 2022. Editorial: Gov must tackle mental health Michigan’s broken mental health system has left those who need help with mental health issues empty-handed. Decades of disinvestment and short-term fixes led by Republican and...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Oct. 13, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

The Advocate. October 10, 2022. Editorial: Insurance crisis offers Louisiana few good options The difficult 2020 and 2021 hurricane seasons are fading from memory, but it will take a long time for Louisiana to recover. It’s not just the blue roof tarps that still...

Auto policy costs star in Georgia insurance regulator race

Oct. 11, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Auto insurance costs have become the central issue in the election for Georgia's next insurance commissioner. John King, the Republican incumbent appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp, says he's looking for ways to protect consumers but also strike a balance to make sure...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Oct. 05, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel and Orlando Sentinel. September 30, 2022. Editorial: Lessons from Hurricane Ian that Florida must heed Every time a major hurricane approaches landfall in Florida, one question dominates most people’s minds, no matter how much outward...

Ian deals blow to Florida's teetering insurance sector

Oct. 05, 2022 06:27 AM EDT

Daniel Kelly and his wife bought a 1977 doublewide mobile home in May for about $83,000 at Tropicana Sands, a community for people 55 and older in Fort Myers, Florida. But he ran into roadblocks when he tried to insure it. Managers at Tropicana Sands told him he likely wouldn’t be...

California tells auto insurers to disclose pandemic profits

Sep. 29, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s insurance commissioner on Thursday ordered nearly 50 auto insurers to provide detailed information about their claim costs during the pandemic, his latest attempt to compensate consumers he says were overcharged as traffic virtually disappeared when the...

Michigan Supreme Court takes major car insurance case

Sep. 29, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether major changes in car insurance law apply to people who were catastrophically injured before summer 2019. The case is being closely watched by insurers, health-care providers and long-term victims of...