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Jimmy Patronis

Hurricane Michael Prompts Closures

Hurricane Michael Prompts Closures

State offices throughout the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend are closed as the state braces for Hurricane Michael. The state’s emergency operations, of course, remain open and active. In addition, insurance commissioner David Altmaier has said senior Office of Insurance Regulation officials are working remotely as the OIR’s offices are closed for regular business. Hurricane […]

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OIR Approves Workers Compensation Rate Reduction

OIR Approves Workers Compensation Rate Reduction

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has issued a Final Order approving a 9.5% overall rate reduction and 9.8% premium level decrease for the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI).  This reduction applies to new and renewal policies effective as of January 1, 2018. “I am pleased that today’s approval of NCCI’s rate filing will […]

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Patronis Named State CFO

Patronis Named State CFO

Governor Rick Scott announced today that he has appointed Jimmy Patronis as Florida’ next Chief Financial Officer. Patronis will be officially sworn in Friday, June 30, 2017, coinciding with the resignation date of current CFO Jeff Atwater.  Atwater announced his resignation earlier this year and will become a vice president at Florida Atlantic University. The swearing […]

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