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NAMIC Appoints Mid-Atlantic Region State Affairs Manager

Alan Smith has joined NAMIC as state affairs manager for the mid-Atlantic region. Smith is the former assistant vice president of government affairs for Ohio Casualty Insurance. (Posted: 12/20/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Commends Congress on Passage of TRIA Legislation

NAMIC commented Tuesday in response to final congressional approval of H.R. 2761, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act of 2007. (Posted: 12/18/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Building Code Legislation Seen by NAMIC as ‘Vital’ to Protecting Property

On Thursday, NAMIC urged members of Congress to support H.R. 4461, the Community Building Code Administration Grant Act of 2007, which was introduced late last night. (Posted: 12/13/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Urges Florida to Withdraw Rule to Waive Alien Reinsurers’ Collateral Requirements

NAMIC submitted comments on Dec. 10 opposing a Florida draft rule to allow a reduction in the amount of collateral required of alien reinsurers. The comments were sent to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation regarding OIR rule draft 690-144.007, Ratings Based Collateral Requirements. (Posted: 12/10/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Assistant Vice President and IN magazine Receive Indiana Society of Association Executives STAR Awards

NAMIC's Larry Baile, assistant vice president of administrative services, was honored Tuesday evening as the 2007 Association Professional of the Year by the Indiana Society of Association Executives. (Posted: 12/6/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC to Treasury: Reformed State Insurance Regulation is Best for Consumers, Insurers

NAMIC submitted comments on Nov. 21 supporting reforms of insurance regulation at the state level. The remarks came in response to a request for comments by the U.S. Treasury Department, as it conducts a review of the regulatory structure associated with financial institutions. (Posted: 11/21/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Warns of Likely Rate Hikes in Washington Following Passage of R-67

Washington consumers will likely see their rates increase as a response to the expected impact of the voter-approved legislation, Referendum 67, according to NAMIC. (Posted: 11/7/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Powerful NAMIC Advocacy Program Scores Major Impact on Capitol Hill

One of Capitol Hill’s premier advocacy programs has had a strong influence on congressional decisions affecting the property/casualty insurance industry this year. (Posted: 11/5/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Bill to Phase-out Federal Subsidies for Certain Flood-vulnerable Homes is ‘Common-Sense Solution’ to National Flood Program’s Woes

Eliminating federal subsidies for higher-priced, newly purchased homes in flood-prone areas will go a long way toward helping the nation’s flood program, according to NAMIC. (Posted: 10/31/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Kansas Task Force Recommends Adoption of NAMIC-supported Rate Modernization Legislation

Kansas could become the ninth state to allow a modernized rating system for personal lines of insurance. A state task force studying rate modernization has issued a recommendation proposed by NAMIC. (Posted: 10/29/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Urges Quick Action on Building Codes Legislation (10/23/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Praises Senate Terrorism Insurance Legislation (10/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Lauds Senate Proposal for Flood Reform (10/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Skeptical of Florida’s Re-enacted Auto Insurance System (10/11/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Final Massachusetts Auto Regulations Mark Progress Despite Temporary Prohibition on Use of Credit in Underwriting and Rating (10/9/2007 12:00:00 AM)

State - Not Federal - Regulation Works Best for Property/Casualty Insurance Consumers, NAMIC Tells Congress (10/3/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Tells Senate to Adopt Needed Flood Reforms (10/2/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Use of Credit Scoring Benefits Majority of Insurance Consumers, NAMIC Says (10/1/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Testifies Against Latest NAIC Proposal to Change Credit Rules for Alien Reinsurers’ Collateral (9/28/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Tells NAIC to Resist Calls for Tighter Regulation of Catastrophe Models That Would ‘Stifle Innovation in Assessing Risk’ (9/28/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Klein/ Mahoney Natural Disaster Legislation May Crowd Out Private Market, Encourage Risky Development (9/24/2007 12:00:00 AM)

‘Together, We Are NAMIC’ Is 2007 NAMIC Chairman John Bykowski’s Theme (9/19/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Applauds House Passage of TRIA Legislation, Urges Swift Senate Action (9/19/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Service Awards Presented (9/19/2007 12:00:00 AM)

New Report Urges Free-Market Reform – Not McCarran Repeal – to Improve Insurance Environment (9/19/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Wayne White Named 2007 IEI Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient (9/18/2007 12:00:00 AM)

 NAMIC Announces Merit Award Recipients (9/18/2007 12:00:00 AM)

 NAMIC’s Chairman’s Award Winner Announced (9/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Three NAMIC Member Companies Celebrate a Century of Service (9/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC’s Property Casualty Conference Names Officers and Directors for 2007-2008 (9/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Sen. Ben Nelson Takes Top NAMIC Legislative Honors (9/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Art Meadows Named 2007 PFMM Of The Year (9/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Two Win NAMIC State Legislator of the Year Awards (9/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Kicks Off 112th Annual Convention (9/16/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Farm Mutual Conference Board Names 2007-2008 Officers, Directors (9/16/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Congress Introduces Legislation to Help Smaller Insurance Companies (9/12/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Media Alert (9/11/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Trial Lawyer Report on Hurricane Katrina Called Self-Serving Fiction by Insurance Groups (8/29/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Insurance Expert: Supreme Court Case Foreshadows Problems of Federal Oversight (8/24/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Challenges of Government Regulation Highlight NAMIC’s Annual Convention (8/24/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Veto of New York Credit Bill Good for Consumers (8/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Small Progress Made on Insurance Concerns in North Carolina Legislative Session (8/15/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Latest Federal Report Reiterates Fairness, Benefits of Credit Scoring for Financial Products (8/15/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Court Decision Upholds Validity of Flood Exclusions in Homeowners’ Policies (8/3/2007 12:00:00 AM)

New York Governor Vetoes Legislation Opposed by NAMIC (8/2/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Commission is ‘Key’ to Helping Nation Respond to Future Natural Disasters, NAMIC Says (8/1/2007 12:00:00 AM)

TRIA: Essential Legislation Advances As NAMIC Works to Improve Bill (8/1/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Criticizes Wind Coverage Inclusion in Otherwise Strong Flood Reform Legislation (7/27/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Takes Florida Insurance Regulator to Task for Recent Comments (7/25/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Optional Federal Charter Would Create Giant Bureaucracy, Leading to More Regulation and Confusion for Consumers, Companies (7/25/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Encouraged by House Subcommittee Action on Terrorism Legislation (7/24/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Washington: Insurers Join Together to Defeat Referendum 67 (7/23/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Comments on Government Report on Credit-based Scoring by Insurers (7/20/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Applauds Louisiana Governor’s Rejection of Auto Insurance Legislation (7/19/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Asks New York Governor to Veto Bill Prohibiting Consideration of Inquiries in Credit Reports (7/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Florida Governor’s Comments are ‘Inflammatory, Misleading’ NAMIC Says (7/5/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMICO Celebrates 20 Years of Delivering D&O/E&O Coverage, Risk Management to Mutual Property/Casualty Insurance Industry (7/1/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Legislation Could Make ‘All the Difference’ in Louisiana’s Insurance Marketplace (6/29/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Encourages Senate to Follow House’s Lead on Surplus Lines Bill (6/25/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC, PCI to Congress: Adopt Long-term TRIA Program Without NBCR (6/21/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Urges Lawmakers to Remove NBCR Coverage from TRIA Extension Draft (6/19/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Governor Rejects Alabama Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act Following Letter from NAMIC (6/18/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Decries Florida’s Latest Assault on Credit-Based Insurance Scoring (6/14/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Warns of Unintended Consequences of Rhode Island Coastal Legislation (6/14/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Official Joins South Carolina Governor in Signing Ceremony for Coastal Property Insurance Reform Bill (6/13/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Disheartened by Mississippi Attorney General’s Lawsuit Announcement (6/12/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Fair Credit Reporting Act Case (6/6/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Opposes Call for Mandatory Insurer Disclosure Requirements on Climate Change (6/5/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Continues Fight Opposing New NAIC Model Audit Rule with Sarbanes-Oxley- Inspired Content (6/4/2007 12:00:00 AM)

2007 Hurricane Season Should Prompt Integrated Approach to Coastal Issues, NAMIC Suggests (5/29/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Optional Federal Charter Would Hurt Consumers and Insurers (5/24/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Trade Associations Appeal to Congressional Leaders to Keep Mandatory NBCR Coverage Out of TRIA Extension Proposal (5/24/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Mutual Trades Applaud Defeat of ‘Double Lawsuit’ Bill (5/23/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Colorado: NAMIC Asks Governor to Veto Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage Legislation (5/21/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Washington Governor Signs Legislation That will Clog the Courts and Raise Insurance Costs (5/16/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Grande Joins NAMIC’s Government Affairs Team (5/10/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Asks South Carolina Governor to Sign Coastal Property Insurance Reform Bill (5/9/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Final Florida Property Insurance Package Much More Than ‘Glitch’ Bill (5/8/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Indiana Legislature Adjourns: Insurance Industry Secures Passage of Key Measures (5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Washington State Bad Faith Bill is Unnecessary, Would Drive Up Rates (4/25/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Implores Congress to Extend TRIA, Assure Participation by Smaller Insurers (4/24/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Urges House Committee to Extend TRIA (4/19/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Applauds NCOIL for Cautioning Congress on McCarran-Ferguson Repeal (4/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Launches McCarran-Ferguson Online Resource Center (4/16/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Private Market is Best Mechanism to Address Coastal Insurance Issues, NAMIC CEO Tells Congress (4/11/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Media Alert (4/10/2007 12:00:00 AM)

National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies Joins Insurance Research Council (4/5/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Presents Benjamin Franklin Public Policy Award to Members of the 109th Congress (4/5/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC: Antitrust Report ‘Troublesome’ (4/4/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Delaware: NAMIC Opposes Anti-consumer Credit Ban Legislation (3/30/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Supports Tax-free Savings Accounts for Future Disasters (3/30/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Private Insurance Market is Best Option to Handle Most Natural Catastrophes, NAMIC Tells Congress (3/27/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Insurance and Business Groups Urge Lawmakers to Reject McCarran Repeal Proposals (3/26/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Joins Insurance, Business Associations to Oppose Anti-consumer Legislation (3/26/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC’s World-class Advocacy Program Kicks Off 22nd Year (3/23/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Executives Shave Heads for Childhood Cancer Cure (3/21/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Urges Lawmakers to Reject Provisions in Small Business Legislation (3/14/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Cautions Against Keeping No-Fault Auto Insurance (3/13/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Warns Congress of Unintended Consequences (3/7/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Asks New Jersey Lawmakers to Consider Consequences Before Imposing Underwriting Restrictions on Auto Insurers (3/5/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Threat to Antitrust Exemption Highlights NAMIC’s 2007 Program (3/2/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Takes TRIA Message to the Heart of Ground Zero (3/2/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Insurers Dispel Misconceptions Raised During Congressional Hearing (2/28/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Insurers Paid More than $40 Billion in Hurricane Katrina-Related Claims; Majority Settled Without Dispute (2/28/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Urges Lawmakers to Take a Balanced View of Insurance Issues (2/28/2007 12:00:00 AM)

More Catastrophe-Related Laws Enacted in 2006, Annual NAMIC Survey of State Insurance Laws Reveals (2/22/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Stronger U.S. Commitment Needed to Move Beyond Petroleum-Based Economy, Sen. Richard Lugar Tells Climate and Insurance Website (2/20/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Takes Issue with Comments by Mississippi Attorney General (2/20/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Legislation to Modify Antitrust Exemption for Insurers Could Hurt Consumers and Small P/C Carriers, NAMIC Official Says (2/16/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Testifies Before Florida Office of Insurance Regulation; Defends Use of Education and Occupation in Underwriting (2/15/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Names Thesing Director of State Affairs (2/6/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Testimony Helps Indiana Premium Tax Bill Pass House Committee (2/1/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Coastal Insurance ‘Solutions’ Could Make Matters Worse, NAMIC Official Warns in Trade Publication Article (1/31/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Outlines Concerns of Mississippi Homeowner Insurance Policyholder Bill of Rights Proposal (1/25/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC’s Website Features New Dynamic Content Delivery Methods (1/25/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Testifies Against South Dakota Replacement Parts Legislation (1/25/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Florida Lawmakers’ Efforts to Appease Homeowners Could Have Chilling Effect, NAMIC Says (1/23/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Climate Change, Election Results Signal Need for New Strategies by Insurers, Say IN Magazine Features (1/22/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Insurance Reform Bills Won’t Solve Florida’s Problems, NAMIC Official Says (1/18/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC Launches Climate Change Website (1/17/2007 12:00:00 AM)

NAMIC ‘Disappointed’ in Judge’s Ruling Against State Farm (1/12/2007 12:00:00 AM)

Insurers Pass on Savings to Consumers, NAMIC Reports (1/8/2007 12:00:00 AM)

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