Daytona-Beach News Journal — Florida insurance needs more than a one-hit wonder

Posted 02/13/2015

Daytona-Beach News Journal “Florida insurance needs more than a one-hit wonder” February 13, 2015 By Sal Nuzzo Florida’s property insurance system has been on a roller-coaster ride over the past 10 years. Since Hurricane Wilma struck Florida’s coast in October 2005, the Sunshine State has lived up to its moniker, having gone more than nine …

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Context Florida — Sal Nuzzo: Florida’s Vanilla Ice property insurance system

Posted 02/11/2015

Context Florida “Sal Nuzzo: Florida’s Vanilla Ice property insurance system” February 11, 2015 By Sal Nuzzo Florida’s property insurance system has been on a roller-coaster ride over the past 10 years. Since Hurricane Wilma struck Florida’s coast in October 2005, the Sunshine State has lived up to its moniker, having gone more than nine years …

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The Insurance Insider — “Florida’s population growth a ‘wake-up call’”

Posted 01/28/2015

The Insurance Insider “Florida’s population growth a ‘wake-up call’” January 28, 2015 By Fiona Robertson Florida passing New York to become the third most populous US state should be a “wake-up call” for policymakers over hurricane risks, according to a leading think-tank. Bob McLure, CEO of the James Madison Institute (JMI), told delegates during a presentation …

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Backgrounder Release: Lasting Reforms for Florida’s Property Insurance Market

Posted 01/26/2015

Backgrounder Release: “Lasting Reforms for Florida’s Property Insurance Market” (View PDF — 19 pages)

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2014 Winter-Spring Edition of The JMI Journal

Posted 02/25/2014

VIEW FULL JOURNAL: Winter-Spring 2014 Florida Ranks High on Issues That Matter (PDF).

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News Press: Editorial: Our property insurance must reflect risks

Posted 02/13/2014

Don Brown, a former legislator, an expert on insurance and now a senior fellow with R Street’s Florida project, tells of a trick he sometimes plays. He’ll ask a group to whom he’s speaking to recommend the best restaurant in town. He’ll mention that he’s bringing some friends, and then invite the person whose suggestion …

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Tallahassee Democrat: Our Opinion: The True Cost

Posted 02/07/2014

Don Brown, a former legislator, an expert on insurance and now a senior fellow with R Street’s Florida project, tells of a trick he sometimes plays. He’ll ask a group to whom he’s speaking to recommend the best restaurant in town. He’ll mention that he’s bringing some friends, and then invite the person whose suggestion …

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Asheville Citizen-Times: Our Opinion: The true cost

Posted 02/07/2014

Don Brown, a former legislator, an expert on insurance and now a senior fellow with R Street’s Florida project, tells of a trick he sometimes plays. He’ll ask a group to whom he’s speaking to recommend the best restaurant in town. He’ll mention that he’s bringing some friends, and then invite the person whose suggestion …

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Tallahassee Democrat: JMI offers plan to fix insurance

Posted 01/06/2014

State officials know that getting blamed for property insurance problems ranks right up there with tax hikes on the list of politically toxic issues. So it’s tempting for lawmakers and regulators to avoid making the tougher reforms in an insurance marketplace that, ironically, also carry the risk of a huge tax hike. Adding to this …

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JMI’s 2014 New Year’s Resolutions

Posted 12/31/2013

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