Letters began rolling out to thousands of homeowners in Palm Beach County Thursday as company officials defended a $52 million deal to transfer up to 60,000 Citizens insurance customers to a start-up company that gave to Gov. Rick Scott’s political committee, but one lawmaker blasted it.
“Tallahassee is for sale and this is a perfect example,” said state Rep. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey. “For the governor and the other leaders in Tallahasee to ignore this blatant way of doing things and not challenging it is just unconscionable.”
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Staff researcher Niels Heimericks contributed to this report.