Thursday, September 18, 2008

Senator Joke

Jeff Atwater Claims:
That he is tough on the Big Insurance Companies.
THE TRUTH...
Jeff Atwater voted to raise homeowner's insurance rates by 71.5%.
St. Petersburg Times, May 13, 2006; SB 1980 (05/05/2006) (link, link and link)

Jeff Atwater Claims:
That he's fighting for Florida homeowners.
THE TRUTH...
Jeff Atwater admitted that his vote to raise homeowner's insurance rates would in fact hurt Florida's families. Regarding his vote to raise homeowner's insurance rates, Atwater conceded, "The dream of the young Florida family wishing to buy a house is rapidly disappearing."
St. Petersburg Times, December 11, 2006 (link)

Jeff Atwater Claims:
That he's siding with Florida's families against the Big Insurance Companies.
THE TRUTH...
Jeff Atwater voted to make it easier for Big Insurance Companies to deny claims by Florida families whose homes are damaged during a hurricane.
SB 1486, (03/18/2005; 05/06/2005) (link, link and link)

Jeff Atwater Claims:
That he's not in the pocket of the Big Insurance Companies.
THE TRUTH...
Jeff Atwater has accepted over $250,000 in campaign contributions from the Big Insurance Companies.
Florida Division of Elections (link, link, link, link, link and link)


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