Articles in Category: 'Kevin McCarty'

By: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 15, 2010 8:30 AM
 

Becalmed by a string of relatively uneventful hurricane seasons, a growing army of claims adjusters has found lucrative work ... in sinkholes.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 10, 2010 4:05 AM

Gov. Charlie Crist, flanked by Attorney General Bill McCollum, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink and Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles Bronson, presided over one of the last meetings of the Florida Cabinet Tuesday, tackling a jump in sinkhole claims and a proposed development in Polk County that led to a small flap with the Department of Community Affairs.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: September 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Thursday marks the six-month anniversary of President Barack Obama’s signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and congressional Republicans are taking advantage of the opportunity to decry the legislation that has revitalized their base ahead of the midterm elections.
 
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By: Guest Columnist | Posted: June 25, 2010 4:05 AM
 

By vetoing SB 2044, Gov. Charlie Crist not only secured his place as one of the least consistent politicians in Florida’s history, he also established himself as one of the most selfish.

 
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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: June 2, 2010 12:02 AM
Calling the measure unfriendly to consumers, Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday vetoed legislation backed by the insurance industry that, among other things, things would have allowed property insurance companies to more easily raise rates by up to 10 percent a year without going through the lengthy regulatory process.
 
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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: May 27, 2010 12:02 AM
Unsuccessful in attempts to scuttle property insurance changes pushed by the industry, the state’s trial lawyer organization is turning its attention to a potentially more sympathetic target: Gov. Charlie Crist.

The Florida Justice Association is asking the governor to veto SB 2044, an industry-backed property insurance package that, among other things, makes it easier for companies to raise rates and requires policyholders to prove they are replacing the items that have been destroyed.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 12, 2010 12:41 AM

Responding to questions from state Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Commissioner Kevin McCarty offered a presentation to the Cabinet on Tuesday on what his office has done about two financially unstable insurance companies.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: May 6, 2010 12:47 AM
 

Gov. Charlie Crist -- like his buddy, Arizona "Maverick" John McCain -- is a media confection. He has been the kind of Republican the NAACP and St. Pete Times editorial board get equally tingly about.

 
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