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Obama Set To Sign Law Reversing Flood Insurance Hikes

Homeowners in flood-prone neighborhoods across the country will see relief from big insurance increases when President Barack Obama signs a bipartisan bill Friday.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

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M-D Comm. Battles Massive Rise In Flood Insurance Premiums

Miami-Dade County Commissioners are fighting back against large impending rate hikes for flood insurance.

10/22/2013

Heavy rain created high-water conditions in portions of the Everglades. (Source: CBS4)

Large Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Loom On Horizon

Thousands of homeowners across Florida are set to see major increases in their flood insurance costs if the federal government doesn’t act to delay or cancel the rise in rates.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

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Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Under Fire From States

The Mississippi Department of Insurance filed a lawsuit against the federal government Friday that Floridians should pay special attention to if they own a home or may be buying a home soon.

CBS Miami–09/27/2013

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State Supreme Court Asked To Unplug FP&L Rate Hikes

Florida’s Supreme Court is being asked to overturn a rate increase approved last year for the state’s largest utility, Florida Power & Light.

CBS Miami–09/19/2013

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Citizens Insurance Gets Rate Hike Approval

The Office of Insurance Regulation announced Monday that it has approved an overall statewide rate hike of 6.3 percent for Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Citizens is the state’s largest property insurer with 1.22 million policyholders.

09/09/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Student Loan Interest Rates Double

Politicians of both parties talk about the importance of higher education, but Monday the intransigence of both parties made it even more difficult and expensive for some students to get a degree.

CBS Miami–07/01/2013

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New Student Loan Rates Double On Monday

Thanks to the ongoing obstructionism from both political parties in Washington, DC, students taking out loans for the upcoming school year will be hit with nearly double the interest rates students were given last year.

CBS Miami–06/29/2013

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Rate Hikes May Be Needed To Fix Miami-Dade’s Crumbling Sewage System

It’s the one thing commissioners have been avoiding for over a decade; Miami-Dade’s crumbling sewage system. Thursday, under the pressure of a federal lawsuit commissioners began to take action, perhaps a minute or years really too late.

CBS4–05/16/2013

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Rates To Rise By 10.8 Percent

Homeowners with Citizens Property Insurance will see their rates increase in 2013 after the rate hike was approved Tuesday by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulations.

CBS4–10/02/2012

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