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2016
Citizens analysis shows increased costs from assignment of benefit

Citizens policy count passes milestone, Drops below 500,000


2015
Citizens Board Clarifies Policy Language for Water Losses

Florida again Dodges Storms as 2015 Hurricane Season Comes to Close

Citizens Recognizes International Fraud Awareness Week

Florida's Insurance Consumer Advocate Hosts Consumer Forum

Gilway Updates Citizens Board on Depopulation, Water Loss Efforts

Office of Insurance Regulation Approves Citizens 2016 Rates

Citizens is Ready, Urges Homeowners Also to Prepare for Tropical Storm Erika

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation 2016 Rate Hearing Statements and Presentation on the Web

Representative Jose Felix Diax Plans Office Hours for Citizens Policyholders

Citizens Board Approves Proposed 2016 Rates

Citizens Releases 2016 Rate Press Kit

Citizens Completes Financial Preparations for 2015 Hurricane Season

ICYMI: CFO Atwater Announces Dozens More Arrests Made During Operation Flames and Floods 2

Citizens Board Ends 1-100 Assessment Risk with Approval of 2015 Reinsurance Package

Citizens Board Approves Upcoming Bond Issue

Citizens wins Model Insurer Award for Clearinghouse Program

How low can it go? Citizens is at its smallest since its creation in 2002

Citizens accepts alternative mobile home valuation tools

Citizens Recovery Unit Helps Policyholders

Citizens Board Approves move to EverBank Center Site

Sinkhole Settlements Breaking Legal Logjam as Repairs Move Forward


2014
Citizens Successfully Completes Computer System Upgrades

CEO: Citizens in Position Next Year to Handle Storm of the Century Without Taxpayer Help

Citizens Outlines Changes in Depopulation Program

Stronger Citizens Bids Farewell to 2014 Hurricane Season

Rep. Katie Edwards to Host Office Hours for Citizens Policyholders

Citizens to End Assessments Two Years Early

Citizens IG Finds Post-Employment Rules in Place, Followed

Office of Insurance Regulation Approves Citizens 2015 Rates

Representative Gaetz Plans Office Hours for Citizens Policyholders

Statement from Citizens President, CEO and Executive Director Barry Gilway on OIR Assumption Approval

Citizens Expands Clearinghouse to Renewals

Citizens 2015 Rate Hearing Statement and Presentation Available

Representative Crisafulli Plans Office Hours for Citizens Policyholders

Citizens Issues Managed Repair Offers to Marshall Thomas Burnett Clients to Repair up to 600 Sinkhole Damaged Homes

Thompson Trial Group and Citizens Announce Sinkhole Settlement Opportunity

Senator Clemens Plans Office Hours For Citizens Policyholders

Citizens Board Approves 2015 Rates

Citizens Releases 2015 Rate Press Kit

Citizens Chairman and President Ask Citizens’ Inspector General to Review Citizens’ Post-Employment Ethical Guidelines

Citizens Board of Governors Chairman applauds Passage of SB 1672

Citizens Board Approves $3.1 Billion Reinsurance Package for 2014 Storm Season

Citizens Successfully Launches Latest System Upgrade

Statement from Citizens’ Board of Governors Chairman Chris Gardner on appointment of Consumer Representative

Sinkhole Settlement to Save $30 Mil in Legal Costs

Citizens Drops Below 1 Million Policies, First Time Since 2006

Letter from CEO Gilway to Board of Governors on Reinsurance and CAT Bond Negotiations

Citizens Statement on Property Insurance Clearinghouse Rollout

Citizens Chairman: Upcoming Launch of Citizens’ Property Insurance Clearinghouse Benefits All

Citizens Launches Clearinghouse

In Case You Missed It: Ft. Myers News-Press: Clearinghouse to reduce Citizens insurance policies

In Case You Missed It: SNL Financial: Shrinking Citizens sees further retreat in policy count, return to capital markets for reinsurance


2013
Citizens Chairman: No blank checks: Sinkholes will be repaired

Citizens Chairman: Settlement Proposal Benefits Consumers

Statement from Citizens’ Board of Governors Chairman Chris Gardner on appointment of Inspector General

Citizens Marks the End of 2013 Hurricane Season

Citizens President: Goodbye 2013 Hurricane Season

Citizens Launches Latest Upgrade for Commercial Lines

Citizens President: Clearinghouse Advantages

Citizens CEO Outlines Cost Savings Measures

Citizens Announces New CFO, Chief Risk Officer

Citizens Responds to OIR Rate Approval

Citizens Responds to Office of Insurance Regulation Takeout Orders

Citizens Board Takes Major Clearinghouse Step by Selecting Vendor

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Rate Hearing Statements and Presentation on the Web

Statement from Citizens' Outgoing Chairman Carlos Lacasa on Appointment of former Rep. Gary Aubuchon to Citizens Board of Governors

Citizens Is Joining the World of Social Media

Citizens Board Approves 2014 Rates

Citizens Releases 2014 Rates Press Kit

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors and Committee Meetings Scheduled

Citizens CFO to Return to Private Sector

Letter from CEO Gilway to Board of Governors on Transparency

Statement from Citizens' President/CEO and Executive Director Barry Gilway on signing of Senate Bill 1770

Citizens Depopulation Efforts Continue to Reap Huge Benefits

Citizens Board Approves Takeout Agreement with Florida-Based Heritage Property and Casualty Insurance Co.

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors Meeting Scheduled

Senator Wilton Simpson Hosts Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Policyholder Forums

Gilway Concurs with Inspector General Review Draft

Citizens CEO Responds to Passage of SB 1770

Citizens Announces New Board Member

Citizens Closes on $250 Mil. CAT Bond Deal

Citizens Reinstates Limited Coverages for Sinkhole, Mobile Homes, Builders Risk

Citizens Launches New True Cost Calculator

Reinsurance and Depopulation Efforts Reduce Assessment Risk by 42 Percent

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors and Committee Meetings Scheduled

Citizens Assembles Top-Notch Forensic Team

Citizens President: Holding Citizens to a Higher Standard

Citizens Releases Results of Internal Complaint Review

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board Chairman Responds to Articles on Executive Salary

Citizens Announces Plans to Comply with State Procurement Requirements

Citizens Announces Addition of Media Relations Manager

Citizens Board Approves Landmark Wind-Only Takeout Agreement With Florida-Based Weston Insurance Company

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors Meeting Scheduled

Statement from Citizens' President/CEO and Executive Director Barry Gilway in Support of Inspector General Bill

Statement from Citizens' President Regarding Draft Inspector General Report on Travel Expenses


2012
Citizens Announces Selection of Vice President of Human Capital Management

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors And Committee Meetings Scheduled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors Workshop Scheduled

Open Letter from Chairman Lacasa to Citizens' President Barry Gilway

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Audit Committee Meeting Scheduled

Citizens on Track to Return Nearly 300,000 Policies to the Private Market in 2012

Citizens Clarifies Confusion Surrounding Corporate Integrity Improvements

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Depopulation Committee Meeting Cancelled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Depopulation Committee Meeting Scheduled

Citizens Responds to Representative Artiles Letter

Citizens Releases 2013 Rate Hearing Press Kit

Citizens Board Approves Innovative Exposure Reduction Program

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors Meeting Scheduled

Open Letter in Response to Senator Fasano's Letter to the Cabinet

Citizens is Preparing for Possible Strike by Tropical Storm Isaac and Urges Policyholders to do the Same

Citizens Announces Consumer Focused Re-Inspection Program Enhancements

Media Advisory Press Availability

Citizens Closes Record $750 Million Catastrophe Bond

Hurricane Tax Cut

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors Meeting Scheduled

Media Advisory Presidential Search Committee

Citizens' Board Announces Selection of Interim President

Citizens to Provide Additional Options for Property Valuation

Citizens President, Scott Wallace, Announces Resignation


2011
Citizens to Review Accuracy of Replacement Cost Valuation Software

Citizens Board Approves Phase In of Sinkhole Rates

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Hosts Policyholder Forum in Key West

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors Meeting Scheduled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Closes $900 Million Bond Sale

Chairman Malone Issues Statement on Governor’s Signing of SB 408

Citizens responds to irresponsible statements by AIF's CEO


2010
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Closes $2.4 Billion Bond Sale

Citizens Board of Governors Reaffirms Commitment to Mitigation Reinspection Program


2009
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation December Board of Governors and Committee Meetings Scheduled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation to Offer Residents Help With Their Policies

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Takes the Lead in Verifying Wind Mitigation Credits

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation October Board of Governors and Committee Meetings Scheduled

Representative Janet C. Long to Host Citizens Property Insurance Representatives Q&A Session

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation to Offer Residents Help With Their Policies

Representative Janet C. Long to Host Citizens Property Insurance Representatives Q&A Session

Representative Jenne Hosts Meetings for Citizens Property Insurance Policyholders To Get Coverage Questions Answered

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Encourages its Policyholders to be Prepared for Hurricane Season

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Promotes the Florida Market Assistance Plan (FMAP) to Consumers

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Hosts Policyholder Forum in Melbourne

Statement by Scott Wallace, President, CEO and Executive Director of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation on State Farm Plan to Stop Writing Property Insurance in Florida

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Mission Review Task Force Meeting Scheduled


2008
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Mission Review Task Force Meeting Scheduled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors Meetings Scheduled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Hosts Policyholder Forum in Pensacola

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Mission Review Task Force Meeting Scheduled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Mission Review Task Force Meeting Scheduled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Mission Review Task Force Meeting Scheduled

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Mission Review Task Force Meeting Scheduled

Citizens Closes Emergency Operations Center in Naples

Citizens Opens Emergency Operations Center to Serve Policyholders

Citizens is Prepared for Possible Strike by Tropical Storm Fay

Citizens Board of Governors Chairman Announces Retirement

Citizens Board of Governors Announces $1.75 Billion in Pre-Event Finance

Statement by Scott Wallace, President and Executive Director of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Concerning June 10, 2008 Cabinet Meeting

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Provides On-Site Customer Service to Those Impacted by Tornado

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Monitoring Wildfires in Brevard, Volusia, and St. Johns Counties

Citizens to Host Policyholder Form in Bradenton with Senator Mike Bennett

Statement by Citizens Reaffirming its Confidence in the Liquidity of the Local Government Investment Pool


2007
09.27.07 - Response to FAIA study about Citizens coverage
09.20.07 - Florida Supreme Court Rules in Flood Damage Case
09.04.07 - Citizens hosts policyholder forum in Ft. Myers
08.02.07 - Citizens announces $1.1 billion in surplus for 2006
07.31.07 - New policy provides potential savings for wind-only policyholders
07.24.07 - Sinkhole policy changes forum schedule in Spring Hill
07.20.07 - Citizens Ready to Help
06.19.07 - Forum held on legislative changes in New Port Richey
05.24.07 - Board approves liquidity readiness plan
04.26.07 - Board approves plan for commercial coverage
03.23.07 - New appointments to Board of Governors
03.20.07 - Citizens receives $168 million tax repayment
03.16.07 - Refunds due to CAT Fund changes
03.13.07 - Business Plan receives Financial Services Commission approval
02.16.07 - Bond Sale will save $85 million
02.08.07 - Emergency Operations Centers in New Smyrna Beach and Lady Lake close
02.07.07 - Claims payments top $500,000
02.05.07 - Checks heading to Citizens policyholders as claim count rises
02.04.07 - Citizens Partners with DFS, FEMA
02.03.07 - Citizens opens fourth EOC in Paisley
02.02.07 - Citizens establishes Emergency Operations Centers in Port Orange, Lady Lake, and Deland
01.10.07 - Board recommends appointment of Scott Wallace as Citizens' president

2006
12.27.06 - Citizens opens Emergency Operations Center in Deland
12.07.06 - Citizens Board Votes to table rate increase
11.16.06 - Citizens committee considers rate increases
10.19.06 - Impact-resistant window discounts available
10.02.06 - Board appoints interim President
09.29.06 - Rate reduction proposed in sinkhole areas
09.26.06 - Bob Ricker to leave Citizens
09.07.06 - Board approves reduced assessment
07.27.06 - Citizens in strong financial position for hurricane season
07.19.06 - Builders risk policies discussed
06.27.06 - $3.05 billion bond sale completed in New York City
06.24.06 - Citizens corrects claims hotline number
06.22.06 - Board of Governors meeting scheduled

2005
10.24.05 - Claims hotline activated for policyholders
10.21.05 - Citizens prepares for impact by Wilma
10.20.05 - Board adopts stronger ethics standards
09.01.05 - Mobile response unit deployed
08.31.05 - Adjuster fast tracks repairs for elderly policyholder
08.30.05 - Second mobile response unit deployed
08.27.05 - Mobile response unit opened to serve policyholders
08.24.05 - Citizens prepared for Tropical Storm Katrina
08.17.05 - Citizens is three years old
08.17.05 - Board Chair Bruce Douglas discusses Citizens' assessments
08.05.05 - New Board members named
07.22.05 - Loss estimates for Hurricane Dennis released
07.11.05 - Storm hotline activated
07.07.05 - Citizens prepared for Hurricane Dennis
07.06.05 - Citizens returns policies to the private market
06.27.05 - Wind-only policies streamlined
06.10.05 - Citizens prepared for Tropical Storm Arlene
06.08.05 - Record number of policies returned to private market
05.24.05 - Improvements made for 2005 hurricane season
02.09.05 - 90 percent of claims are closed
01.31.05 - Improved online services for Citizens agents
01.25.05 - Proposals for improvements submitted to task force
01.05.05 - Customer service at Citizens improves

2004
12.29.04 - 12,000 Superior policyholders find safety at Citizens

2002
06.28.02 - Gallagher appoints Board
05.10.02 - Governor signs bill