Our emergency storm kits may still be intact, but after eight storm-free years, a financial burden for all Floridians continues to loom overhead. While the risk associated with Florida’s state-run insurance entities – Citizens Property Insurance Corp. and the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund – may now be less, there is still more work that needs …
Backgrounder 74: Ten Reforms to Fix Florida’s Property Insurance Marketplace — Without Raising RatesPosted 11/07/2013
Click here to read the full Backgrounder: Ten Reforms to Fix Florida’s Property Insurance Marketplace — Without Raising Rates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2013 CONTACT: Valerie Wickboldt (850) 386-3131 firstname.lastname@example.org JMI and the R Street Institute Recommend 10 Reforms to Fix Florida’s Property Insurance Marketplace Without Raising Rates ~ The upcoming Legislative Session gives …
Table of Contents: (Click on titles for full summary) EDUCATION: HB 867 (SB 862)/FAILED: Relating to Parent Empowerment in Education by Rep. Trujillo (Sen. Stargel) SB 1076 / SIGNED by Governor: Relating to K-20 Education by Sen. Legg SB 1108 (HB 465) / SENT to Governor: Relating to Exceptional Student Education by Sen. Gardiner (Rep. …
2013 Florida Legislative Session Breakdown A summary of many of the public policy decisions made in 2013, where they stand and what they’ll mean for Florida. Another Florida Legislative Session has come and gone… Headquartered in Florida’s Capital City, The James Madison Institute (JMI) team knows Tallahassee still hums after the Sine Die …
February 2012 – Backgrounder No. 70 – “Workable Solutions for Florida’s Challenging Insurance Problems”Posted 01/17/2012
By Eli Lehrer & R.J. Lehmann JMI Adjunct Scholars Vice President, Heartland Institute & Deputy Director, The Heartland Institute Center on Finance Insurance and Real Estate View Press Release (PDF) View Full Brief: “Workable Solutions for Florida’s Challenging Insurance Problems” (PDF) Introduction The ways that Floridians purchase coverage to protect their property and insure their …
February 2011 – Backgrounder No. 67 – “Solutions to Restore Florida’s Property Insurance Marketplace to Protect Taxpayers and the Insured”Posted 02/04/2011
By Eli Lehrer Senior Fellow, The Heartland Institute Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute INTRODUCTION The 2011 session of the Florida Legislature will convene in the midst of state budget worries, a lingering real estate crisis, and a still-sluggish national economy. Therefore, lawmakers will face a challenging series of problems that a single legislative session …
By Kelton M. Farris Winter 2010 Journal Florida’s regulatory climate remains unfriendly to private property insurers.
Florida’s Message to Insurers: Keep Out! by Eli Lehrer July 1, 2009
2009 March – Backgrounder No. 60 – Restoring the Private Property-Insurance Market to Reduce Florida’s Risk of Financial InsolvencyPosted 03/15/2009
Foreword By Robert F. Sanchez Policy Director, The James Madison Institute As Florida faces a worsening crisis involving property insurance
- Courier-Post: Hurricane Catastrophe Fund needs restructuring while its still possible
- News Press: Hurricane Catastrophe Fund needs restructuring while its still possible
- EMAIL: Spotlight on holiday cheer & all that we’ve done to close out the year!
- Share in the spirit of the season at JMI’s Holiday Open House on Dec. 17
- JMI Celebrates Thrift Week
- JMI Seminar -- Dec. 3, 2013 -- Permission to Work: How Licensing Laws Cripple Opportunity
Live Oak B., Student Union Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Campus 777 Glades Union Boca Raton FL 33431 (Dec 3)
- JMI American Cause Seminar at FIU - Free with RSVP!
Florida International University Diaz-Balart Law Building Large Courtroom, Room 1000 (Nov 19)
- JMI Hosts Stephen Hayes at our Naples Luncheon - Tickets/Sponsorships Available
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples (Nov 14)