Barry Gilway

Citizens-Wide

Citizens Customers To Face Change As Policies Renew

Citizens Property Insurance Corp. is starting to advise many homeowners with expiring policies that they have to go through an electronic clearinghouse intended to shift more policies into the private market.

CBS Miami–09/03/2014

Citizens-Wide

Gov. Scott Wants Citizens Property Insur. To Watch Costs

Gov. Rick Scott isn’t convinced that Citizens Property Insurance Corp. should have rebuffed his request for an international travel ban, even if the overseas trips were part of a $3.2 billion deal that saved the state-backed insurer $233 million.

08/20/2014

Citizens-Wide

Citizens Property Insurance Votes To Lower Rates In 2015

If you homeowner’s policy is with Citizens Property Insurance, you’re going to be paying a bit less next year. On Wednesday the board of the state’s largest property insurer voted to lower rates by an average of 3.2 percent for single family homeowners in 2015.

06/26/2014

Citizens-Wide

Citizens Delays Shifting Policies To Private Insurers

Citizens Property Insurance Corp., which moved forward Wednesday in reducing rates for most customers, has delayed putting existing policies into a clearinghouse designed to shift property owners into the hands of private companies.

06/25/2014

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Insurance Delays Start Of Policy Dump

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, the state-backed insurer of last resort is predicting it will be down to only 750,000 policies by the end 2015.

12/10/2013

Citizens Property Insurance (Source: CBS4)

Citizens Property Asking For Another Round Of Rate Hikes

The state’s Office of Insurance Regulation is considering a request by Citizens Property Insurance Corp. for another round of rate hikes in 2014.

08/21/2013

Citizens Property Insurance

Gov. Scott Taps Auditor To Look Into Citizens Firings

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday ordered his auditor general to investigate whether officials at Citizens Property Insurance Corp. retaliated against whistle blowers within the state-backed insurer when they shut down the internal investigation unit last month.

CBS4–11/20/2012

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens To Consider $300 Million Loan Program

itizens Property Insurance Corp would offer $300 million in loans to encourage private companies to take policies out of the state-backed insurer under a plan unveiled Thursday that backers say could reduce Citizens’ non-coastal ranks by a third.

CBS4–09/07/2012

Citizens Property Insurance

New Citizens CEO Says Higher Rates Needed

The new head of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. made his debut before the governor and Cabinet on Tuesday, saying the state-backed insurer needs to raise rates but conceded that the issue is a political hornet’s nest.

CBS4–06/27/2012

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