In a recent letter to Gov. Charlie Crist, Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty urges the governor to veto HB 1171, which is aimed at keeping and luring large insurance companies like State Farm to Florida by letting them raise rates without state approval. Gov. Crist hasn't yet received the bill but it's expected to land on his desk within the next few weeks.
Read the McCarty letter here: Download McCarty Letter
Read the Bennett letter here: Download Bennett