Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty floated the idea of tying Citizens rates to the rates of the top 20 property insurers in the state. File photo by Ana Goni-Lessan.
Sen. David Simmons, R-Maitland, chairman of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee, is hoping to build political consensus for comprehensive changes to state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. During a meeting of his panel Wednesday, however, Florida’s familiar political divide over property insurance bubbled to the surface.
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