CFO Jimmy Patronis: Congress Must Act To Reauthorize Flood Insurance Program

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, March 14 — Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis issued the following statement: With the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services holding a hearing this week on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis urged federal leaders to reauthorize the Florida subsidized program. CFO Jimmy Patronis said, […]

Federal Disaster Assistance Approaches $1 Billion For Hurricane Michael

TALLAHASEE, Florida, March 12 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: Five months after the disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Floridians have received more than $957 million in federal disaster assistance in the form of grants, loans and insurance payments. As of Mar. 10, federal disaster […]

Panama City To Start Inspecting Properties Six Months After Hurricane Michael

After giving residents five months to start to grapple with the tremendous destruction from Hurricane Michael and insurance companies, Panama City Code Enforcement is formulating a plan to deal with dangerous properties where nothing has happened. Much like Bay County, Panama City Code Enforcement plans to start putting pressure on homeowners at the six month […]

Hub International Acquires Maryland-Based The Insurance Exchange

Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced today that it has acquired The Insurance Exchange, Inc. (The Insurance Exchange). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Rockville, Maryland, The Insurance Exchange is one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the Mid-Atlantic region and provides innovative solutions in the following […]

Donation Drive To Benefit Alabama Tornado Victims

March 07– Mar. 7–Philanthropist John Bushman choked back tears as he reflected on watching news footage of the tornado damage from eastern Alabama. Bushman, the Investment Corporation of America CEO, said he needed to help immediately. On Tuesday, Bushman pledged $100,000 to relief efforts following Sunday afternoon’s tornado damage. The donations will be sent to […]

Allstate Expands Protection For Uber Drivers, Riders To 11 More States

NORTHBROOK, Illinois, March 4 — Allstate, a publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurance company, issued the following news release: Millions of people use Uber every day to get around. Whether those Uber rides are in chilly Anchorage, Alaska or in sunny Las Vegas, they are now protected by Allstate in 15 states. For […]