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Insurance Client in the News: ‘Citizens chasing big rate increase’

TAMPA_TRIBUNE_SOLACE_PLACEMENT_07152013At JoTo PR, we get our clients in the news bringing to light important issues that people need to know about. The rate increase of Citizens is a situation that could be disastrous for mid- to lower-income folks and the news is all over it.

Solace Insurance CEO, Bob Childress, speaks to Citizens’ rate increase in Sunday’s front page Tampa Tribune article. Solace is an independently-owned, full-service agency, with 30 years experience and over one billion dollars in property insured. They are recognized as a top performing agency in the South East US.  They use publicity and PR to educate their clientele. Heere’s the news story:

Via the Tampa Tribune, by JAMES L. ROSICA, Tribune staff

“TALLAHASSEE – Diane Jenkins remembers when her homeowners insurance premiums were as low as $600 a year, and she laughs.

“Those days are long gone.

“Jenkins and her family live in a two-story Tampa house built in 1919 and valued at $350,000. She has paid as much as $5,500 yearly in premiums to Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state’s insurer of last resort. She is now with another insurer and still pays a hefty $4,300, she says.”

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~Karla Jo Helms
CEO, JoTo PR


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