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PA Dept. Announces $40 Million in Restitution

(8/15/2017) Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller announced the Insurance Department reclaimed $40,244,992... full story

Insurance Premium Volume in U.S. Grows 4 Percent in 2016

(8/15/2017) Overall insurance industry premiums in all lines rose 4 percent to $2.2 trillion in 2016 over 2015, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners reported... full story

Sen. Alexander Announces Healthcare Hearing

(8/08/2017) The U.S. Senate health committee will hold bipartisan healthcare hearings in September on how to repair and stabilize the individual health insurance market. full story

Group Plans Not Immune to ACA, Sevigny Warns

(8/08/2017) New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny has been warning for weeks about the risk of a market failure. full story

Atlantic Storm Forecast Raised Again

(8/08/2017) Forecasters have again increased the number of predicted storms for the Atlantic hurricane season. full story

NAIC Reports to Congress on Antifraud Efforts

(8/08/2017) A hearing on insurance fraud was held Aug. 3 by the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security. full story

Labor Dept.: Insurance Jobs Up in July

(8/08/2017) The insurance industry gained 3,500 jobs in July 2017 over June 2017. full story

California Earthquake Policies Up 7.4 Percent

(8/08/2017) More people in California are buying earthquake insurance. full story

Senators to Introduce Bill to Secure ‘Internet of Things’

(8/08/2017) Bipartisan legislation to address vulnerabilities in computing devices embedded in everyday objects will be introduced. full story

Flood Insurance Outside a Flood Zone

(8/08/2017) People do not have to have to reside in a flood zone to be at-risk of flooding. full story

Florida Approves 50K Takeout From Citizens

(8/08/2017) The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has approved removals from Citizens Property Insurance Corp. full story

Stay Top of Mind with Your Clients

(8/08/2017) PIA and Mines Press have teamed up to create personalized PIA calendars with homeowner and auto insurance tips. full story

Sen. Alexander Announces Healthcare Hearing

(8/08/2017) The U.S. Senate health committee will hold bipartisan healthcare hearings in September on how to repair and stabilize the individual health insurance market. full story

Wells Fargo Fires 70 Amid Insurance Scandal

(8/01/2017) Wells Fargo & Co., the lender struggling to overcome a fake-accounts scandal in its community bank, said the division’s new leader is cutting about 70 senior ... full story

PIA Reiterates Opposition to House Flood Legislative Package, Support for Senate Bill

(7/25/2017) PIA has issued the following statement reiterating its opposition to a House Flood Insurance legislative package. full story

Bad Weather Pummels Insurance Results

(7/25/2017) A recent hailstorm damaged thousands of cars in dealership lots across Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and other states, and it was just one storm among others to im... full story

Niche Insurance Firms Cover Cannabis Businesses

(7/18/2017) National insurance companies generally decline to underwrite policies to marijuana businesses because the drug is still illegal under federal law. In Oregon, le... full story

Prepare for a More Active Hurricane Season

(7/18/2017) With the increase in hurricanes expected this season, experts say small business owners and property owners need to assess how well they are prepared for losses... full story

Report Recommends Actions by Insurers in Opioid Crisis

(7/18/2017) A report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine indicates that reversing the effects of the opioid abuse epidemic will require coord... full story

Forecasters Revise Hurricane Predictions Upward

(7/11/2017) On July 5, Colorado State University forecasters issued a revised prediction for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, stating that there would be 15 named storms... full story