Former state senate minority leader Steve Geller, Democrat of Cooper City, wants to link federal homeowner help to lower insurance premiums in the state. Geller, a Broward County attorney seeking a seat on the county commission next year, said Governor Charlie Crist can use his Republican clout to provide support for a national housing bailout, provided it’s linked to national catastrophe insurance that would lower private premiums in the often hurricane-buffeted state.
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