George Gibbs Center for Economic Prosperity

The Insurance Ins⁠i⁠der — Flor⁠i⁠da’s popula⁠t⁠⁠i⁠on grow⁠t⁠h a ‘wake-up call’

By: The James Madison Institute / 2015

The Insurance Insider
“Florida’s population growth a ‘wake-up call’”
January 28, 2015
By Fiona RobertsonFlorida passing New York to become the third most populous US state should be a “wake-up call” for policymakers over hurricane risks, according to a leading think-tank.Bob McLure, CEO of the James Madison Institute (JMI), told delegates during a presentation at the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Insurance Summit that policymakers needed to become more aware of the risk of an active hurricane season.His Florida-based think-tank also warned that the state’s taxpayer-backed (re)insurance entities needed to be transformed…Article: