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Rep. Taylor Blasts Insurers Over Storm Claims Handling

BY MATT BRADY NU Online News Service Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Miss., came out swinging against insurance companies yesterday during a hearing on legislation he authored to expand the National Flood Insurance Program to offer windstorm coverage. In testifying before the House Financial Services subcommittee, Rep. Taylor showed the panel before and after pictures of five…

Klein Calls for Direct Election of Insurance Commissioner

Klein: Commissioner Needs to Have “Real Authority” and Accountability For Immediate Release State Senator Ron Klein (D-Boca Raton) today announced that he will pursue legislation to create a directly elected insurance commissioner. This legislation would put the question of amending the Constitution to create the new post in the hands of Florida’s voters. Klein said…

Klein Calls For Hearings On Massive Insurance Rate Hikes

State Senator Ron Klein (D-Boca Raton) today asked Senate President Tom Lee and Attorney General Charlie Crist for investigations and hearings into the recent massive rate hikes proposed by major insurance companies in Florida.