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 House Financial Services Committee to Undergo Major Changes

Following the historic 2010 mid-term elections, the House Financial Services Committee will be significantly changed heading into the 112th Congress, particularly for insurance issues. (Posted: 12/21/2010 11:24:42 AM)

 Significant Changes in Store for Senate Banking Committee

Following the historic 2010 mid-term elections, the membership of the Senate Banking Committee will be changing in significant ways. (Posted: 12/21/2010 11:20:02 AM)

 NAMIC PAC Welcomes New Trustees for 2011

As we close out 2010, NAMIC PAC recognizes its very successful year and the many donors to thank for our continued success. A special debt of gratitude is owed to the NAMIC PAC Trustees; ambassadors in the industry who oversee NAMIC PAC and help guide the program as it grows into one of the industry’s leading PACs. (Posted: 12/21/2010 11:15:09 AM)

 Congress to Act on Short-Term Funding Measure as Deadline Nears

Funding to keep the federal government operational is set to run out today, and the Senate is expected to vote on a measure that would keep the lights on in Washington until March. (Posted: 12/21/2010 11:05:10 AM)

 Tax Cut Compromise Signed into Law

Last Friday we were offered a glimpse of something Washingtonians feel like we rarely see anymore, compromise. After weeks of negotiations the bill to extend the Bush era tax cuts finally made it to President Obama’s desk. (Posted: 12/21/2010 10:59:49 AM)

 Burdensome 1099 Requirements to be Addressed in 2011

Efforts to repeal a widely opposed provision in the healthcare law passed earlier this year will resume in full force in the next congress as legislative attempts during the :lame duck” session fell victim to political infighting and a crowded agenda. (Posted: 12/21/2010 10:52:42 AM)

 Policy Summit Agenda Set; Registration Still Open

The agenda for the 2011 NAMIC Public Policy Summit has been finalized with the addition of a session that will examine the pros and cons of a comprehensive approach to flood insurance reform. (Posted: 12/21/2010 9:29:18 AM)

 Holiday Reading 2010

Readers of Advocacy Update are already familiar with the many federal, state, and regulatory battles fought – and largely won – by NAMIC and members this year. So let’s end the year on a lighter note after dealing with the repercussions of the financial crisis and largely keeping our industry out of the painful “solutions” that will now be applied to others in financial services. (Posted: 12/20/2010 2:57:32 PM)

 Vermont: Commissioner Appointee Pledges to be Consistent, Collaborative

Steve Kimbell, named last week by Vermont Gov.-elect Peter Shumlin to be the next commissioner of the Department of Banking, Insurance Securities and Health Care Administration, had a message of stability for the regulated industries overseen by BISHCA when he was introduced at a press conference. (Posted: 12/20/2010 2:22:18 PM)

 New York: NYC Fire Department Accident Fee Proposal Causes Stir

A proposal put forward by the Fire Department of New York to send bills up to $490 to motorists when the department responds to auto accidents has prompted a vocal reaction among many, including city councilors. (Posted: 12/20/2010 2:16:54 PM)

 Alabama: Insurance Commissioner Asked to Stay On (12/20/2010 2:11:30 PM)

 Oregon: NAMIC Submits Comments on Proposed Commercial Loss Runs Regulation (12/20/2010 1:59:55 PM)

 Florida: OIR Issuing PIP Data Call Before Year’s End (12/20/2010 1:50:00 PM)

 Friends in High Places (12/7/2010 1:10:24 PM)

 Accounting for Short-Duration Contracts Should Not Change to Proposed IASB Method, NAMIC Asserts (12/7/2010 11:37:04 AM)

 Florida: Report Card Rule Withdrawn (12/7/2010 11:06:24 AM)

 Federal Government to Remain Open for Two More Weeks (12/7/2010 10:58:28 AM)

 Obama Meets with Congressional Leaders on Tax Deal (12/7/2010 10:54:11 AM)

 Increased Congressional Oversight of Administrative Actions Anticipated (12/7/2010 10:48:34 AM)

 Registration Still Open for NAMIC Webinar on Preview of 2011 State Legislatures (12/7/2010 10:42:30 AM)

 New York: Department Issues Report on Rate and Form Filing Initiative (12/7/2010 10:29:54 AM)

 New York: Department Adopts Reinsurance Collateral Reduction (12/7/2010 10:25:02 AM)

 Senators Seek Delay for NFIP Mandatory Purchase Requirement in New Flood Zones (12/7/2010 10:16:20 AM)

 1099 Repeal Amendments Rejected by Senate (12/7/2010 10:06:43 AM)

 In Thanksgiving for... (11/23/2010 2:33:14 PM)

 Massachusetts: AG Again Extends Comment Period on Auto Regulations (11/23/2010 2:07:58 PM)

 Illinois: House Committee Takes Up Lawsuit Loans Bill (11/23/2010 2:03:41 PM)

 Illinois: State Senate Creates Special Workers’ Compensation Reform Committee With Quick Deadline for Recommendations (11/23/2010 1:57:31 PM)

 Florida: Industry Gathers for Strategic Planning Summit (11/23/2010 1:45:46 PM)

 Previewing the 2011 State Legislatures Next Webinar Topic (11/23/2010 1:30:59 PM)

 NAMIC Public Policy Summit Registration Now Open (11/23/2010 1:24:01 PM)

 NCOIL Report: NCOIL Defers Aftermarket Parts, Adopts MCAS, Defeats Anti-Steering Model (11/23/2010 1:13:00 PM)

 112th Congress Freshmen and Insurance (11/23/2010 12:52:37 PM)

 Pelosi Stays at the Helm for House Democrats (11/23/2010 12:46:48 PM)

 Ways and Means Chairman Guilty of Ethics Charges (11/23/2010 12:40:19 PM)

 Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting Requirement Deadline Postponed (11/23/2010 11:56:04 AM)

 New Systemic Risk Council to Meet for Second Time (11/23/2010 11:48:21 AM)

 Congress Looks to Tackle Onerous 1099 Reporting Requirements (11/23/2010 11:41:07 AM)

 Agenda Taking Shape for Lame Duck Session (11/23/2010 11:31:36 AM)

 Western Region (11/11/2010 9:56:16 AM)

 Midwest Region (11/11/2010 9:47:21 AM)

 Southeast Region (11/11/2010 9:40:16 AM)

 Mid-Atlantic Region (11/11/2010 9:35:13 AM)

 Northeast Election Review (11/11/2010 9:26:48 AM)

 Ridin’ the Wave (11/9/2010 1:17:44 PM)

 NAMIC PAC and the 2010 Elections (11/9/2010 11:48:42 AM)

 New House Leadership in the 112th Congress (11/9/2010 11:45:57 AM)

 NAMIC Files Comments on Dodd-Frank Implementation (11/9/2010 11:41:42 AM)

 Election Impact Felt on Financial Services Panel (11/9/2010 11:33:31 AM)

 Significant Changes Predicted for Senate Banking Committee (11/9/2010 11:29:39 AM)

 Key Mid-Term Races for the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry (11/9/2010 11:22:58 AM)

 Midterm Election Results (11/9/2010 10:36:53 AM)

 Florida: NAMIC Protests Cat Fund Decision on Reimbursements (11/9/2010 10:33:20 AM)

 Florida’s Frankenstein (10/26/2010 2:17:37 PM)

 NAIC Central Office to Relocate in Kansas City (10/26/2010 2:08:15 PM)

 NAIC Elects Officers – Midterm Elections Could Impact Slate (10/26/2010 2:05:36 PM)

 Property-Casualty C Committee Creates Coverage Transparency Working Group for 2011 (10/26/2010 2:03:03 PM)

 Producer Licensing Task Force Stalls on New Business Entity Licensing Standards (10/26/2010 1:57:21 PM)

 Climate Change Task Force to Explore Pay-As-You-Drive Auto Policies as Partial Solution to Climate Change (10/26/2010 1:54:30 PM)

 Consumer Disclosures Working Group Discussions Continue (10/26/2010 1:51:45 PM)

 Update Provided on Market Conduct Annual Statement (10/26/2010 1:49:16 PM)

 NAIC Asserts Differences Between Life, Non-Life for IASA Response on Insurance Contracts Draft (10/26/2010 1:43:23 PM)

 Statutory Working Group Adjusts 35R; Floats Amendment for OPEB Guidance (10/26/2010 1:40:12 PM)

 Market Regulation Accreditation Takes New Direction (10/26/2010 1:36:24 PM)

 Credit-for-Reinsurance Accreditation Standard Will Accommodate States’ Collateral Reductions (10/26/2010 1:27:58 PM)

 NAIC Committees Beat Drum for New Report as Measure Toward Equivalence With Euros (10/26/2010 1:22:09 PM)

 New York: Department Holds Initial Meeting of Homeowners Panel (10/26/2010 1:13:22 PM)

 Florida: Office of Insurance Regulation Discusses Marketplace Solution (10/26/2010 1:08:53 PM)

 For Many, No Need to Wait to Vote (10/26/2010 1:04:22 PM)

 Implementation of Dodd-Frank Kicks Off (10/26/2010 12:59:15 PM)

 NAMIC PAC Reaches 2010 Goal (10/26/2010 12:54:12 PM)

 An Election Before Its Time (10/14/2010 3:04:56 PM)

 Producer Licensing Task Force to Consider Business Entity Licensing Standards (10/14/2010 2:56:46 PM)

 NAIC Prepares for Market Conduct Annual Statement Expansion (10/14/2010 2:51:59 PM)

 Consumer Disclosures Working Group Continues Work on Privacy Disclosures (10/14/2010 2:49:20 PM)

 Climate Change Task Force Struggles With Mandate to Report on Climate Risk Survey Answers (10/14/2010 2:27:15 PM)

 Market Regulation Accreditation Struggles Continue (10/14/2010 2:23:08 PM)

 Solvency Modernization Initiative Focuses on Statutory Accounting, ‘ORSA,’ Groups (10/14/2010 1:57:22 PM)

 Property-Casualty C Committee to Consider 2011 Charge to Create Rules on Insurance Policy Transparency, Accessibility (10/14/2010 1:14:54 PM)

 Building For Our Future (10/12/2010 2:44:15 PM)

 Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard. Go Vote on November 2nd (10/12/2010 1:24:31 PM)

 PRC Denies Postal Rate Increase (10/12/2010 1:22:11 PM)

 Obama Signs One-Year NFIP Extension (10/12/2010 1:19:25 PM)

 Financial Oversight Council Holds First Meeting; Seeks Comments for Two Rulemakings (10/12/2010 1:16:42 PM)

 Federal Insurance Office Seeks Director (10/12/2010 1:12:16 PM)

 Senate Holds Hearing on Wall Street Reform Implementation (10/12/2010 1:06:34 PM)

 Florida Delegation Asks for Beach House Bailout During Lame Duck (10/12/2010 1:03:14 PM)

 Last Chance to Register for NAMIC Teleconference (10/12/2010 12:58:10 PM)

 Maryland: Cap on Noneconomic Damages Upheld in Case In Which NAMIC Filed Amicus Brief (10/12/2010 11:01:39 AM)

 Indiana: CGL Policy Covers Contractor for Sub’s Faulty Workmanship (10/12/2010 10:54:35 AM)

 Rhode Island: NAMIC Submits Comments on Proposed ELC Regulation (10/12/2010 10:47:47 AM)

 New York: NAMIC Submits Comments to Department on Coastal Withdrawal, Deductible Proposals (10/12/2010 10:20:34 AM)

 Alabama: Commissioner Ridling to Visit With Government Affairs Reps (10/12/2010 10:08:19 AM)

 NAMIC to Preview Midterm Elections (10/12/2010 9:59:12 AM)

 The Familiar Road Ahead (9/28/2010 2:24:17 PM)

 New York: Department Proposes Catastrophe Fund, Restrictions on Wind Deductibles, Nonrenewals (9/28/2010 2:10:32 PM)

 New Jersey: NAMIC Submits Letter Urging Repeal of Auto Territory Plan Regulations (9/28/2010 2:06:00 PM)

 Massachusetts: NAMIC Submits Comments to AG Calling for Withdrawal of Auto Regulations (9/28/2010 2:02:14 PM)

 Connecticut: NAMIC, Other P/C Groups Raise Concerns Over Department’s New Security Breach Rule (9/28/2010 1:58:44 PM)

 Colorado: DOI Agrees to Amend Auto Insurance Policy ‘Notice of Proposed Actions’ Regulation Addressing NAMIC’s, Industry’s Concerns (9/28/2010 1:44:54 PM)

 California: NAMIC Joins Its State Trade Partner in Submitting Written Comments to CDI on Proposed Electronic Filing Regulation (9/28/2010 1:38:07 PM)

 California: NAMIC Asks Governor to Veto Workers’ Compensation Bill That Would Needlessly Interfere With Contract Dispute Resolutions (9/28/2010 1:26:12 PM)

 NAMIC PAC Silent Auction and Raffle a Success (9/28/2010 1:05:32 PM)

 Fleischer Speaks to NAMIC PAC’s 4th Annual Leaders Luncheon (9/28/2010 1:02:17 PM)

 Postal Service Reform Bill Introduced (9/28/2010 12:58:33 PM)

 “Pledge to America” – A New Legislative Outlook or More of the Same? (9/28/2010 12:50:26 PM)

 House Financial Services Committee Leaders Considering Expansion of Community Reinvestment Act (9/28/2010 12:45:26 PM)

 Support Grows for Repeal of Healthcare law’s 1099 Requirement (9/28/2010 12:41:33 PM)

 Senate to Hold Hearing on Wall Street Reform Implementation (9/28/2010 12:36:28 PM)

 Lawmakers to Return Home Without Action on Expiring Bush-Era Tax Cuts (9/28/2010 12:17:28 PM)

 Congress Finally Approves One-Year Extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (9/28/2010 12:09:22 PM)

 The Key to Success (9/14/2010 2:34:53 PM)

 NAMIC PAC 3rd quarter company leaders (9/14/2010 2:20:36 PM)

 NAMIC PAC Supports Candidates for Elected Office in Your State (9/14/2010 2:14:25 PM)

 Guests named for NAMIC PAC’s events at NAMIC Convention (9/14/2010 2:06:06 PM)

 Join NAMIC’s Federal Affairs Department for the Quarterly Washington Update Call (9/14/2010 1:58:35 PM)

 NAMIC Joins the Chamber of Commerce to Oppose Tax Breaks for Trial Bar (9/14/2010 1:52:40 PM)

 NAMIC Weighs in With Treasury Department Early on Implementation of New Federal Insurance Office (9/14/2010 1:45:47 PM)

 NFIP Extension Awaiting Action (9/14/2010 1:25:23 PM)

 NAMIC Comments on Proposed OSHA Rule with Claim Handling Consequences (9/14/2010 1:10:36 PM)

 President Obama Proposes $50 Billion Infrastructure Investment Stimulus (9/14/2010 1:03:18 PM)

 Senate Fails to Address Onerous 1099 Reporting Requirements Buried In Healthcare Reform (9/14/2010 12:54:35 PM)

 Congress returns From August Recess In Advance of the Mid-term Elections (9/14/2010 12:41:39 PM)

 Texas: Industry Files Amicus Brief in Insurance Scoring Case (9/14/2010 12:12:11 PM)

 Ohio: Insurance Department Rule Regulating Employee Access to Confidential Personal Information Effective This Friday (9/14/2010 12:02:56 PM)

 Kansas: Insurance Department Issues Bulletin Addressing Proper Use of Insurance Certificates (9/14/2010 11:57:28 AM)

 California: NAMIC’s National Insurer State Advocacy Partner Asks Governor to Sign Bill Expediting Resolution of Civil Lawsuit (9/14/2010 11:47:54 AM)

 Minnesota: Industry Hosts Successful No-Fault Reform Discussion (9/14/2010 11:36:22 AM)

 Kansas: Industry Meets With Commissioner to Discuss AG Opinion (9/14/2010 11:17:56 AM)

 Florida: NAMIC Says Report Card Rule Still Flawed (9/14/2010 11:04:47 AM)

 California: NAMIC, National Insurer State Advocacy Partner Attend Insurance Department Workshop on Proposed Revised Principally At-Fault Regulations (9/14/2010 10:53:47 AM)

 Primary Colors (8/31/2010 2:37:25 PM)

 Advocacy Booth at NAMIC’s 115th Annual Meeting (8/31/2010 2:35:53 PM)

 NAMIC’s Congressional Contact Program 25th Year in Review (8/31/2010 2:34:44 PM)

 Embattled House Democrats Fire Back on Ethics Violations (8/31/2010 2:33:22 PM)

 GOP Plans for Future Majority (8/31/2010 2:32:11 PM)

 August Primaries Offer Preview of November Elections (8/31/2010 2:30:58 PM)

 Louisiana: Katrina/Rita Anniversary, Oil Spill Discussions Feature Insurance (8/31/2010 2:15:54 PM)

 Only This is Clear in Accounting Deliberation: Regulators Want to Maintain Some Control (8/19/2010 11:30:46 AM)

 One-Year Extension Granted for Enhanced DTA Recognition; Future Still Under Study (8/19/2010 11:16:55 AM)

 New SSAP 35R Held for Re-Exposure; North Carolina Beach Plan Proposal Pulled (8/19/2010 11:13:12 AM)

 Consumer Disclosures Working Group Approves Model Bulletin (8/19/2010 11:05:22 AM)

 Hearing Held on Producer Licensing Examinations (8/19/2010 10:51:29 AM)

 Climate Change Task Force Reports Disappointing Results (8/19/2010 10:46:57 AM)

 Market Conduct Data Changes Finalized, Timing Remains Unsettled (8/19/2010 10:40:57 AM)

 Consumer Connections Working Group Moves Forward on Readability (8/19/2010 10:29:51 AM)

 NAIC/AICPA Working Group Seeks Advice on Executive Compensation Proposal (8/19/2010 10:25:23 AM)

 Market Conduct Accreditation Development Moves Forward (8/19/2010 10:19:23 AM)

 Sprawling NAIC Solvency Modernization Initiative Includes Concerns Over Governance (8/19/2010 10:13:21 AM)

 Be Careful What You Wish For (8/17/2010 1:03:21 PM)

 Election Spotlight: Colorado Senate (8/17/2010 1:02:11 PM)

 Allegations of Corruption Stain Congressional Calendar (8/17/2010 12:37:09 PM)

 Congress Takes a Break from Their Summer Break (8/17/2010 12:31:03 PM)

 NAMIC Comments on Federal Proposal to Eliminate Saturday Postal Deliveries (8/17/2010 12:26:27 PM)

 Natural Disaster Bills Linger in the 111th Congress (8/17/2010 12:14:53 PM)

 Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Looms (8/17/2010 12:06:54 PM)

 Ari Fleischer Announced as Guest for NAMIC PAC’s Annual Insiders Luncheon at NAMIC Convention (8/17/2010 12:02:07 PM)

 Connecticut: High Court Agrees With NAMIC, Rules AG Limited in Ability to Share Confidential Data (8/17/2010 11:51:13 AM)

 North Carolina: Workers’ Comp Issues Discussed at Symposium (8/17/2010 11:46:18 AM)

 Louisiana: Website Launched to Provide Louisiana Consumers With Insurance Information (8/17/2010 11:40:32 AM)

 Florida: PIP Fraud an Issue for Insurance Consumer Advocate (8/17/2010 11:27:15 AM)

 Massachusetts: Attorney General Extends Comment Period for Proposed Auto Insurance Regulations (8/17/2010 10:41:12 AM)

 Statutory Deferred Tax Asset Soap Opera in Third Year; Seattle Discussion Planned (8/12/2010 7:31:29 AM)

 Consumer Disclosures Working Group Reviews Draft Bulletin (8/12/2010 7:29:57 AM)

 Public Hearing to be Held on Producer Licensing Examinations (8/12/2010 7:28:18 AM)

 Consumer Connections Working Group Continues Work on Readability (8/12/2010 7:25:32 AM)

 NAIC Solvency Modernization Initiative Puts Statutory Accounting, All Financial Regulation Up for Review, Overhaul (8/12/2010 7:23:28 AM)

 Market Conduct Changes Move Toward Final Adoption (8/12/2010 7:21:45 AM)

 Market Conduct Accreditation Lives Again (8/12/2010 7:20:14 AM)

 Compensation Disclosure Proposal to be Discussed at NAIC/AICPA Working Group Meeting (8/12/2010 7:18:21 AM)

 How Does It Feel? (8/3/2010 11:21:53 AM)

 Solvency Modernization Initiative Will Refine Risked-Based Capital System, Not be ‘Radical’ (8/3/2010 11:19:04 AM)

 Michigan: State Supreme Court Creates New Tort Standard (8/3/2010 11:16:02 AM)

 Massachusetts: Amount Billed for Medical Expenses is Admissible, But Amount Paid is Not, High Court Rules (8/3/2010 11:12:30 AM)

 New York: Department Issues New Reinsurance Collateral Reduction Outreach Draft (8/3/2010 11:04:01 AM)

 CCP Wraps Up For the Summer with Three States (8/3/2010 10:54:35 AM)

 Kagan Likely to be Confirmed Before Senators Leave for August Vacation (8/3/2010 10:52:42 AM)

 Politics Continues to Derail Small Business Incentive Bill; Key NAMIC Legislation Held Hostage in the Process (8/3/2010 10:51:00 AM)

 NAMIC TRIA Task Force Submits Comments on Terrorism Insurance to Treasury (8/3/2010 10:48:54 AM)

 Proposed OSHA Rule May Have Consequences for Effective Claim Handling (8/3/2010 10:45:14 AM)

 Massachusetts: NAMIC Weighs In Against Creation of Labor Rate Commission (8/3/2010 10:43:03 AM)

 Florida: NAMIC Testifies on Adjuster Rule Revisions (8/3/2010 10:39:14 AM)

 Alabama: Double Taxation of Insurers Disapproved (8/3/2010 10:35:26 AM)

 Sen. Lott Back to Work With Successor Against P/C Insurance Industry (8/3/2010 10:32:55 AM)

 For Second Time, House Leadership Pulls Wind Legislation Prior to Vote (8/3/2010 10:28:50 AM)

 Built to Last (7/27/2010 11:17:15 AM)

 Federal Regulators Consider Eliminating Saturday Postal Deliveries (7/27/2010 11:14:02 AM)

 Goodwin Replaces the late Sen. Byrd - For Now (7/27/2010 11:12:12 AM)

 Department of Justice Commends Insurers, Provides Guidance on NMVTIS (7/27/2010 11:10:06 AM)

 NAMIC Continues the Fight to Incentivize the Adoption of Statewide Enforceable Building Codes (7/27/2010 11:07:50 AM)

 House Pulls Legislation Adding Wind Coverage to the NFIP (7/27/2010 11:05:10 AM)

 Ready, Set, Implement (7/20/2010 11:57:50 AM)

 Kentucky NAMIC Members in Washington for CCP (7/20/2010 11:54:33 AM)

 Connecticut CCP Comes to Capitol Hill (7/20/2010 11:47:16 AM)

 Wisconsin: State Supreme Court Rules Statute That Retroactively Increased a Carrier’s Liability Unconstitutional (7/20/2010 11:43:22 AM)

 Minnesota: State Supreme Court Hands Down Rulings in Two Cases with Significant Impact on Insurance Litigation (7/20/2010 11:40:48 AM)

 North Dakota: DOI Issues Bulletin Allowing Certain Certificates of Deposit to be Considered Cash (7/20/2010 11:37:31 AM)

 Illinois: Workers’ Compensation Commission Issues Emergency Regulation on Implanted Devices, Surgical Center Reimbursement (7/20/2010 11:34:23 AM)

 Georgia: Is Oxendine’s Gubernatorial Bid Fading? (7/20/2010 11:31:48 AM)

 Connecticut: Workers’ Comp Commission Issues Guidelines for Payors, Providers of Medical Services (7/20/2010 11:29:07 AM)

 Join NAMIC’s Federal Affairs Department for the Quarterly Washington Update Call (7/20/2010 11:25:34 AM)

 Congress Passes Landmark Regulatory Reform Legislation (7/20/2010 11:23:47 AM)

 House Moves Long-Term NFIP Reform And Reauthorization (7/20/2010 11:21:19 AM)

 Kagan Nomination Headed for Senate Floor After Judiciary Committee Vote (7/20/2010 11:19:08 AM)

 Multi-Peril Bill On House Floor This Week (7/20/2010 11:16:38 AM)

 Oregon: NAMIC Submits Written Comments to Division of Insurance on Proposed Draft Anti-Rebating Bulletin (7/20/2010 11:09:50 AM)

 NAMIC Hosts Congressman Paul Kanjorski (7/20/2010 10:58:22 AM)

 New York: No Reform for No Fault This Session (7/6/2010 2:22:59 PM)

 California in Washington for 2010 CCP (7/6/2010 2:22:01 PM)

 Kagan Nomination Debate to Continue Through July (7/6/2010 2:20:20 PM)

 Filling Senator Byrd’s Seat; All Eyes on Gov. Manchin (7/6/2010 2:19:30 PM)

 New York: NAMIC Testifies at Insurance Department Hearing on Rate, Form Filing Reform (7/6/2010 2:18:29 PM)

 Alabama: NAMIC Continues to Fight Double Taxation of Insurers (7/6/2010 2:17:28 PM)

 Wall Street Reform Legislation to Include Surplus Lines (7/6/2010 2:15:59 PM)

 National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorized (7/6/2010 2:14:46 PM)

 Never Too Soon to Start (7/6/2010 2:13:10 PM)

 Congressional Conference Committee Continues Work on Reshaping Financial Services Regulation (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 Remember Where You Come From (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 North Carolina: State Trade Lobby Day Deals Death Blow to UATRA (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 California: NAMIC Joins Industry in Requesting Insurance Department Withdraw Proposed Regulations on Homeowners’ Insurance Estimating Replacement Cost Standards (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 Virginia in Washington for 2010 CCP (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 NAMIC Reconvenes TRIA Task Force as Treasury Seeks Terrorism Insurance Comments (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 California: NAMIC Joins Trade Partners in Submitting Comments Opposing Insurance Department’s Proposed Principally At-Fault Regulations (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 Continuing Oil Leak in the Gulf Threatens to Alter Legislative Agenda (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 Missouri in Washington for 2010 CCP (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 Rhode Island: NAMIC Asks Governor to Veto Adverse Auto Repair Appraisal Bill (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 Ohio: Certified Drivers Abstract Fee Remains in Effect While State Appeals Decision (6/22/2010 3:04:55 PM)

 Psst … Hey Buddy, Need a Loan? (6/15/2010 2:42:29 PM)

 CCP - Texas Hosts Blue Bell Ice Cream Reception (6/15/2010 2:41:31 PM)

 Congress Considers Campaign Disclosure Legislation (6/15/2010 2:40:38 PM)

 Tax Extenders Bill Dominates Senate Schedule This Week (6/15/2010 2:39:54 PM)

 Financial Services Regulatory Reform Conference Address Insurance Office Today (6/15/2010 2:39:04 PM)

 NAIC Market Regulation Committee Opts to Phase-In Unified Filing Date for MCAS (6/15/2010 2:37:54 PM)

 Ohio: Supreme Court Finds for Employer in Secondary Asbestos Exposure Case (6/15/2010 2:37:00 PM)

 Florida: Trial Court Finds for State CFO in Public Adjuster Case (6/15/2010 2:36:04 PM)

 North Carolina: Workers’ Comp Symposium Scheduled for August (6/15/2010 2:35:03 PM)

 Louisiana: Legislature Passes Chinese Drywall Bill (6/15/2010 2:34:04 PM)

 Rhode Island: NAMIC-Opposed Appraisal Mandate Bill Passes House; Focus Turns to Securing Veto (6/15/2010 2:33:08 PM)

 New Jersey: NAMIC Raises Concerns About Reinsurance Collateral Reduction, But Bill Advances (6/15/2010 2:31:47 PM)

 South Carolina Joins Growing List of States Reluctant to Require Residential Sprinklers (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 Rhode Island: Adverse Auto Repair Appraisal Bill Passed by Senate (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 Florida: Crist Vetoes Omnibus Property Insurance Bill (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 Voters in 12 States to Decide Nominees Tuesday (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 Shocker! (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 NAMIC Members Dialed In to Hear the Latest Updates From Washington (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 Rhode Island: Supreme Court Agrees With DBR, Insurers’ Position on Labor Rate Statute (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 Congress Returns from Recess with Full Agenda (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 Insurance Referendum Highlights Today’s 12 State Primaries (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 The Beach House Bailout Proposal CBO Score Released (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 The Senate Begins to Consider Incentives for States to Ban Texting and Cell Phone Use While Driving (6/8/2010 4:16:53 PM)

 New Jersey: Bill Could Result in Reduction of Reinsurance Collateral (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 Pennsylvania: Insurance Commissioner Issues Climate-Risk Survey With Intent to Make Responses Public Information (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 Michigan: FAIR Ballot Initiative Fails (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 North and South Dakota Combine Forces for CCP (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 House, Senate Prep for Conference on Financial Regulatory Reform (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 Virginia: NAMIC Raises Objections as State Considers Wind Pool, CAT Fund (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 Louisiana: Drywall Bill Amended in House (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 Massachusetts: Auto Regulations Proposed by AG Coakley Would Expose Insurers to Penalties (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 Indiana NAMIC Members in Washington for CCP (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 NAMIC Outlines Outstanding Concerns to Senate Conferees (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 National Flood Insurance Program Expires Again (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 Belonging (6/1/2010 4:04:36 PM)

 Minnesota in Washington for 2010 CCP (5/25/2010 12:59:07 PM)

 Georgia in Washington for 2010 CCP (5/25/2010 12:58:08 PM)

 NAMIC Slows the Passage of ‘Beach House Bailout’ (5/25/2010 12:57:05 PM)

 NAMIC Pushes for Tax Fix for Small Companies (5/25/2010 12:56:01 PM)

 Win in Pennsylvania Special Will be Hard for Democrats to Duplicate (5/25/2010 12:52:09 PM)

 Insurance to be Addressed as Regulatory Reform Bill Moves to Conference (5/25/2010 12:50:54 PM)

 Colorado: Governor Signs Amended Unreasonable Insurance Claims Settlement Practices Bill (5/25/2010 12:49:53 PM)

 Oklahoma: Governor, Legislative Leadership Endorse Highway Camera Verification of Insurance Status as Means to Close Budget Gap (5/25/2010 12:48:50 PM)

 Louisiana: NAMIC Members Asked to Contact House Committee Requesting Support of Bill Amendments Restricting Underwriting/Rating Decisions When Chinese Drywall Present (5/25/2010 12:47:43 PM)

 Colorado: NAMIC Asks Governor to Veto Controversial Construction Defect Liability Insurance Policies Bill (5/25/2010 12:45:55 PM)

 California: NAMIC Submits Written, Oral Comments for CDI Hearing on Proposed Regulations to Homeowners’ Insurance Estimating Replacement Cost Standards (5/25/2010 12:44:48 PM)

 Stay in Your Own Backyard (5/25/2010 12:42:05 PM)

 New York: Deductible Triggers Discussed at Legislative Roundtable on Coastal Issues (5/18/2010 2:34:09 PM)

 Connecticut: Department Issues Bulletin on Flex-Rating (5/18/2010 2:32:58 PM)

 Pennsylvania and Maryland in Washington for 2010 CCP (5/18/2010 2:32:06 PM)

 Nebraska and Michigan in Washington for 2010 CCP (5/18/2010 2:31:21 PM)

 NAMIC Working on Specific Amendments to Senate Regulatory Reform Bill to Protect Mutual Insurers (5/18/2010 2:30:35 PM)

 House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Credit-Based Insurance Scoring (5/18/2010 2:29:43 PM)

 Bailout for Florida May Not be a ‘Slam Dunk’ (5/18/2010 2:28:40 PM)

 North Carolina: State Senators Consider Bill Changing How Accident, Injury Cases are Handled (5/18/2010 2:27:28 PM)

 Louisiana: Wind Zone Bill Threatens Market (5/18/2010 2:26:07 PM)

 Senate Expected to Complete Debate over Regulatory Reform (5/18/2010 2:24:48 PM)

 Washington Update Series Conference Call on June 7 (5/18/2010 2:21:33 PM)

 Tuesday Specials Could see the Bluest Blues Turn Red (5/18/2010 2:20:29 PM)

 Anti-Incumbency Surge Puts Key Senators at Risk in Today’s Primaries (5/18/2010 2:19:03 PM)

 Hope Is Not a Strategy (5/18/2010 2:15:37 PM)

 Washington State in Washington D.C. for 2010 CCP (5/11/2010 4:16:24 PM)

 Arkansas and Rhode Island in Washington for 2010 CCP (5/11/2010 4:15:38 PM)

 NAMIC Weighs in on “Bank Tax” (5/11/2010 4:14:50 PM)

 House Subcommittee Examines Role of Credit-Based Insurance Scoring (5/11/2010 4:13:58 PM)

 National Flood Insurance Program May See Reauthorization Through September 30 (5/11/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Senate in Third Week of Debate over Regulatory Reform (5/11/2010 4:11:35 PM)

 Ohio: Policy Provides Coverage for Attorney Fees Related to Punitive Damages (5/11/2010 4:10:41 PM)

 Ohio: Supreme Court Rules on Admissibility of Medical Write-Off (5/11/2010 4:09:50 PM)

 Indiana: Exclusion Not Applicable to Injury to Employee of Independent Contractor (5/11/2010 4:08:58 PM)

 New York: Rate, Form Filing Initiative Moving Forward (5/11/2010 4:08:04 PM)

 Minnesota: Bill Curbing Storm-Chaser Abuses Passes Legislature (5/11/2010 4:07:10 PM)

 Hawaii: Legislative Session Ends With New Administrative Costs for Insurers Becoming Law (5/11/2010 4:06:02 PM)

 Colorado: Workers’ Comp Surveillance Restrictions, Penalty Bill Postponed Indefinitely by Committee (5/11/2010 4:05:03 PM)

 Florida: Commissioner Advocates for Omnibus Property Package (5/11/2010 4:04:13 PM)

 Connecticut: Credit-based Insurance Scoring Bill Passed by Both Chambers (5/11/2010 4:02:59 PM)

 Colorado: NAMIC Asks Governor to Veto Service of Process Bill Denying Insurance Consumers of Due Process, Expose Insurers to Greater First-Party Bad-Faith Liability (5/11/2010 4:01:59 PM)

 A Panacea (5/11/2010 4:00:44 PM)

 South Dakota: Division of Insurance Clarifies Medpay Bulletin (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Senate Committee to Hold Second Hearing on “Bank Tax” (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Iowa: Insurance, Alcohol Regulators Discuss Whether Dram Shop Insurance Policies Can Have Aggregate Limit (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Florida: Omnibus Property Insurance Package Moves to Governor’s Desk (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Wisconsin in Washington for 2010 CCP (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Senate Finally Brings Financial Services Regulatory Reform Debate to the Floor (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 California: NAMIC Joins PADIC, PIFC in Opposing Car-Sharing Legislation (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 New York: NAMIC Addresses Top Issues With Lawmakers During P/C Legislative Action Day (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 House Committee Passes NFIP Reform and Reauthorization – Inclusion of Wind Still a Threat (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Beach House Bailout Legislation Passes House Financial Services Committee (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Maine in Washington for 2010 CCP (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Arizona: Governor Signs Consumer-Protection Auto Glass Repair Fraud Prevention Bill (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Georgia: NAMIC Requests Member Companies to Contact Governor Asking for Veto of Insolvency Pool Bill (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 In the Weeds (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 Vermont: Reinsurance Collateral Proposal Put Aside After Late-Session Opposition (5/4/2010 1:12:41 PM)

 A Break in Florida's Insurance Market Cloud (4/30/2010 3:58:05 PM)

 NAMIC Offers Mapping Feature To Its Bill Tracking Service (4/30/2010 3:56:48 PM)

 Statutory Accounting v. International Standards Now Under Study By New NAIC Subgroup (4/30/2010 3:49:51 PM)

 Nebraska LB 780 Signed by Governor: Makes Certain Mental Injuries/Illness for First Responders Workers Compensable (4/30/2010 3:48:56 PM)

 Colorado: Bad Faith bill that would have required CO licensed specialists to be involved in the entire medical benefits claims process died on second reading in the House (4/30/2010 3:48:00 PM)

 West Virginia Comes to Washington for 2010 CCP (4/30/2010 3:47:11 PM)

 Ohio Comes to Washington for 2010 CCP (4/30/2010 3:46:18 PM)

 NAMIC PAC reaches the $100,000 mark (4/30/2010 3:45:31 PM)

 Congress Moving Forward on “Bank Tax” (4/30/2010 3:44:48 PM)

 Louisiana: Bill to Restrict Underwriting and Rating When Tainted Drywall Present Passes Senate (4/30/2010 3:43:52 PM)

 Georgia Insolvency Pool Bill Likely to Pass; Letters to Governor Requesting Veto Needed Now (4/30/2010 3:42:39 PM)

 Florida Senate Passes Property Package (4/27/2010 3:35:45 PM)

 House Financial Services Committee Considers Natural Disaster Legislation Today (4/27/2010 3:35:45 PM)

 Senate Fails to Advance Financial Regulatory Reform Package (4/27/2010 3:35:45 PM)

 Alabama: Session Ends With Passage of “Crash Tax” Ban (4/27/2010 3:35:45 PM)

 Washington: NAMIC Asks Governor Not to ‘Sweep’ Office of Insurance Commissioner Funds Into State General Fund (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Arizona: NAMIC’s State Advocacy Partner Releases Updated Information on Insurers’ Contributions to State Economy (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 New Jersey Members in Washington to Kick-Off 2010 CCP (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Florida: Property Packages Reach Full Floor Debate (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 House Hearing Examines Expansion of Community Reinvestment Act (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Louisiana: Proposed Requirements to Provide Department of Revenue Information to Policyholders Not as Onerous Now (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Kansas: Governor Signs Bill Adding NCOIL’s Extraordinary Life Circumstances Provision, Eliminates Other Requirements (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 New York Members in Washington to Kick-Off 2010 CCP (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Illinois Members in Washington to Kick-Off 2010 CCP (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Natural Disaster Issues the Focus of the House Financial Services Committee This Week (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Hawaii: NAMIC Requests Governor Veto of Traffic Abstract Fee Increase Legislation (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Georgia: Senate Posed to Vote on Insolvency Pool Legislation (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Massachusetts Members in Washington to Kick-Off 2010 CCP (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Kentucky: State Avoids Dangerous Legislation to Force Dividend Disbursement (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 New Jersey: NAMIC Offers Regulatory Remedial Recommendations to Red Tape Review Panel (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 The NAMIC Advantage … YOU (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Rhode Island: NAMIC Opposes Bill Targeting Insurers’ Use of Credit for Auto Rating (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Senate Financial Services Regulatory Reform Legislation Still in Flux (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Alabama: Governor Appoints Russell Probate Judge (4/20/2010 2:58:59 PM)

 Georgia: ‘Emergency Assessment’ for Workers’ Comp Captive Failure Passes House Committee (4/19/2010 10:23:16 AM)

 Financial Services Regulatory Reform Negotiations Continue in Senate (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 Colorado: Organization Launches Media Campaign Educating Consumers, Legislators About Adverse Insurance Implications of Trial-Lawyer-Sponsored Bill (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 Congress Looks to the Rest of the Year’s Agenda (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 Louisiana: Session Off to Fast Start (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 NAMIC PAC Releases Top 10 List for the First Quarter 2010 (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 Kansas: Joint Payee Claims Check Bill on Way to Governor’s Desk (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 Policymaking From the Fringe (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 Colorado: Controversial Construction Professional Liability Insurance Policies Bill Set for Second Reading in House (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 Democrats Concerned Special Elections Could Set the Tone for November (4/13/2010 2:26:14 PM)

 Rhode Island: Committee to Consider Legislation Prohibiting Use of Credit in Auto Rating (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 Florida: Session at Halfway Point (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 Washington: Excess Flood Insurance Joint Underwriting Association Bill Signed by Governor (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 Springtime Confidence in Washington (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 Utah: Contentious Trial-Lawyer-Supported Bills Signed by Governor (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 Congress and Treasury Continue to Debate Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 California: PIFC Joins Industry Regulatory Challenge to Insurance Department’s Iran Investment Initiative (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 The Butler Way … Our Way (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 CCP Begins Its 25th Year (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 California: NAMIC Member Feedback Requested for DOI-Proposed Regs to Homeowners’ Insurance Estimating Replacement Value; Hearing Set for May 17 (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 Healthcare Debate May Lead to Consideration of Flawed Natural Catastrophe Policy (4/6/2010 4:08:25 PM)

 Consumer Disclosures Working Group Holds Organizational Meeting (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 SVO Filing Exemption May be Constrained; Other Ratings Limitations Highly Probable (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Market Conduct Annual Statement Activity Resumes (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Catastrophe Insurance Working Group to Draft White Paper on Chinese Drywall Controversy (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Persistence (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 New Blanks Item Probably Won’t Have Audit Committee Names, But Stay Tuned (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 New Task Force on Regulatory Modernization Holds Inaugural Meeting (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Risk Classification Data Call in the Works (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Workers’ Compensation Session Addresses California Problems (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Regulators Repudiate Forced Public Disclosure of Insurer ‘Climate Risk’ (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Approval Given for Model Law on Regulation of Insurance Scoring Vendors (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 ‘Risk’ is NAIC Concern on Executive Pay; NAMIC Asserts Mutuals’ Different Status (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 SERFF Board Meets for Routine Reporting (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Guaranty-Fund Assessment Projects Advance; Will Enhance Uniform Liability Accounting (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 North Carolina ‘Beach Plan’ Participants Probably Won’t be Able to Claim Equity (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Market Regulation Accreditation Task Force Authorized (3/31/2010 3:14:11 PM)

 Georgia: Insolvency Pool Liability Legislation on Fast Track (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 Financial Services Regulatory Reform Now Administration’s Number One Domestic Priority (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 South Dakota: DOI Issues Bulletin Prohibiting Exclusions Based on Vehicle Status, Orders Reprocessing of Claims Denied During Past Five Years (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 The Three Phases of Leadership (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 Florida: ‘Consumer Choice’ Senate Version Now Moving (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 Obama Signs Reconciliation ‘Fix’ for Healthcare (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 New Hampshire: Bill to Ban Use of Credit Dies in the Senate (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 House Subcommittee Examines Role and Nature of Credit Scores (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 Minnesota: Senate Committee Defeats Bill Pursued by Litigation Funding Industry, Trial Bar (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 After Easter Recess, Congress Looks at Remaining 2010 Agenda (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 New Jersey: Considine Confirmed as Commissioner of Banking and Insurance (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 The National Flood Insurance Program Expires Again, Action Expected in April (3/30/2010 1:44:27 PM)

 Special Session on Workers’ Compensation (3/24/2010 1:19:05 PM)

 Can Task Force Forge Regulator Consensus on Climate Risk Survey? (3/24/2010 1:19:05 PM)

 Regulatory Modernization (3/24/2010 1:19:05 PM)

 NAIC Solvency Modernization Will Weigh Whether to Overhaul Statutory Accounting (3/24/2010 1:19:05 PM)

 Market Regulation a Top Issue at NAIC Spring National Meeting (3/24/2010 1:19:05 PM)

 Public Hearing on Readability of Insurance Contracts (3/24/2010 1:19:05 PM)

 Key NAIC Committee Wants to Talk About Insurers’ Executive Compensation (3/24/2010 1:19:05 PM)

 SERFF Board Governance Issues (3/24/2010 1:19:05 PM)

 Colorado: Senate Judiciary Committee Holding Hearing on Workers’ Comp Fraud Legislation (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 House Committee Eyes Aftermarket Parts Issues (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 Alabama: NAMIC to Testify on Proposed Tax Rule (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 Florida: ‘Consumer Choice’ Bill Now So Much More (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 Georgia: ‘Emergency Assessment’ for Workers’ Comp Captive Failure Passes House Committee (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 Rhode Island: NAMIC Offers Comments on Auto Repair Bills Promoting Informed Consumer Choice (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 CEO Support Paired With Support for Kid’s Cancer Research (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 New York: NAMIC to Co-Host Legislative Action Day April 27 (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 Colorado: Public Hearing This Week on Proposed Pro-Trial-Lawyer Bill Facilitating Filing of Frivolous Lawsuits, Increase Abuse of Civil Discovery Process (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 Financial Services Regulatory Reform Legislation Clears First Senate Hurdle (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 House Subcommittee Looks at Holding Companies (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 Garrett Provides View of Financial Reform in NAMIC’s First Washington Update Series Call (3/23/2010 12:53:25 PM)

 Iowa: Legislature Passes Extraordinary Life Circumstances Amendment to Credit-based Insurance Scoring Law (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 The Knee-Jerk Response (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 New Jersey: Senate Panel Takes Up Considine Nomination for Commissioner (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 NAMIC Invited as Key Insurance Representative to Senate Finance Committee Roundtable on Financial Crisis Responsibility “Tax” (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 Inaugural Washington Update Series Conference Call to Feature Rep. Scott Garrett (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 South Carolina: Civil Justice Act Passes House (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on the Use of Aftermarket Parts (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 Florida: Property Package Passes After Tough Two Weeks (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 Legislation Introduced to Address Medicare Secondary Payer Issues (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 Louisiana: DOI Releases Legislative Package (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 New York: Insurance Department Invites Comment on Burdensome, Costly Regulations (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 National Flood Insurance Program May See a Longer Extension (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 Utah: Bad Faith Bill on Governor’s Desk (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 Joint Subcommittee Hearing Reviews Natural Catastrophe Legislation (3/16/2010 4:08:20 PM)

 House Financial Services Committee Looks for Natural Catastrophe Solutions (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Florida: Session Begins for Real (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Financial Services Industry Still Anticipating Movement on Regulatory Reform (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Healthcare Reform Reaches the Home Stretch (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 National Conference of Insurance Legislators Spring Meeting Recap (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 NAMIC Federal Affairs Staff to Host Quarterly Update Calls (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Missouri: Senate Gives First-Round Approval to Bill Banning Texting While Driving for All Ages, Creates Penalty for Out-of-State Uninsured Motorists Driving in Missouri (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 House Passes Legislation to Streamline Agent Licensing (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Mississippi: Policyholder Bill of Rights Dead; Wind Mitigation Bill to Governor (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 NAMIC PAC Board of Trustees Host First Quarter Meeting (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Massachusetts: NAMIC Urges Caution Regarding Coastal Property Bills (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Alabama: NAMIC Comments on Proposed Tax Rule (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Colorado: Bill Exposing Insurers to Frivolous Lawsuits, Increase Abuse of Discovery Process Passes as Amended to the Committee of the Whole (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Connecticut: Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Case Involving Disclosure of Information Submitted to AG (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 The Importance of Being … Ready (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Congressional Committees Examine Myriad of Issues While Waiting on Regulatory Reform (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 California: PIFC Submits Written Comments to CDI Raising Concerns About Proposed Changes to Homeowners’ Insurance Estimated Replacement Value Regulation (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 CMS Issues New Guidance on Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting Requirements (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 California: NAMIC, State Advocacy Partners File Written Comments Opposing Department of Insurance Proposed Community Service Statement Civil Penalty Regulation (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

 Senate Inactivity Keeps the House Coming Back to the Same Issues (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 The Federal Affairs Team (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 The Future of Pre-Disaster Mitigation Efforts (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 NAMIC’s Congressional Contact Program Celebrates 25 Years (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 Supreme Court Ruling on Citizens United: A Victory for Free Speech (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 The 2010 Elections: Can Republicans Take Control of Congress? (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 Giving to NAMIC PAC in Tough Times: An Interview with Kurt Foley (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 The Senate in 2010: Life After Healthcare (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 Many Hurdles Ahead for Obama Administration in 2010 (3/4/2010 3:04:19 PM)

 Colorado: Subrogation Ban Bill Amended Removing Property/Casualty Insurance, Workers’ Comp Subrogation From Its Purview (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Utah: Auto Arbitration Bill Amended on Senate Floor to Address Insurance Industry Concerns, Passes Third Reading (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Democrats Consider Reconciliation on Healthcare (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Colorado: Sunset Review of DOI Passes House Finance Committee, On to House Appropriations Committee (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 NFIP Lapses After Extender Bill is Blocked (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Hawaii: Insurance Premium Tax Rate Increase Bill Passes Out of House Finance Committee With Unspecified Tax Rate Increase (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Utah: 2010 Legislative Session Like Trial-Lawyer-Sponsored Reality Show on New Legislation Designed to Facilitate Filing of Frivolous Insurance Lawsuits (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Colorado: Workers’ Comp Surveillance Restriction, Penalty Bill Passes Out of House Appropriations Committee, Referred to Committee of the Whole (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Senate and Administration Shifting Away From Consumer Financial Protection Agency (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 NAMIC: Webinar Focuses on Auto Repair Shop, Parts Initiatives (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Idaho: Trial Bar Proposes Legislation Requiring Insurers to Pay Policyholder’s Attorney’s Fees in Contractual Arbitration (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Senate Negotiators Develop Enhanced Resolution Authority Proposal (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Task Force to Tackle International Accounting Push (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Massachusetts: Legislative Panel to Hold Hearing on Coastal Property Insurance Bills (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Alabama: Hurricane Deductible ‘Buy-Back’ Bill Carried Over (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 South Carolina: New Agent Renewal Deadline May 1 (3/2/2010 2:52:57 PM)

 Utah: NAMIC Actively Supports Climate Change Joint Resolution (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Massachusetts: Supreme Judicial Court Sides With Commissioner in Challenge to Auto Residual Market Rules (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Top Senate Banking Official Addresses NAMIC’s Washington Briefing Series (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Shots on Goal (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Colorado: Sunset Review of DOI Bill Amended in Committee to Address Important Insurance Concern (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Utah: NAMIC Met State Senators Asking for ‘No’ Vote on One-sided, Litigation-oriented UM/UIM Bad Faith Bill (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Mississippi: Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Language Dead in Senate (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Florida: Report Card Rule Development Needs Work (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 New Obama Healthcare Plan Includes Federal Rate Review Provision (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 California: Insurance Industry Sends Letter to Insurance Commissioner Raising Concerns About Department’s Iran-related Investments Initiative (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 South Dakota: NAMIC-opposed Anti-Subrogation Bill Defeated in Senate (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Washington: Legislative Update: CBIS Ban Bills Dead, but JUA, Judgment Interest, Wrongful Death Bills Still Alive, Concerning (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Toyota Hearings Scheduled for This Week (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Iowa: Independent Research Confirms Bill to Expand Damages in Wrongful Death Cases Would Have Devastating Impact on State Finances (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 This Week in Congress – Healthcare Still Dominates Agenda (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Alabama: NAMIC Comments on Hurricane Deductible ‘Buy-Back’ Bill (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Florida: OIR Withdraws Rules Banning Insurance Scoring, NAF Accident Surcharges (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Another Short-Term Extension of the National Flood Insurance Program Expected (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 NAMIC Updates Its Credit-based Insurance Scoring Policy Briefing (2/23/2010 2:17:11 PM)

 Obama Administration’s Budget Calls For Changes to Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Colorado: Sunset Review of the Division of Insurance Bill Scheduled for Committee Hearing Today (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Michigan: NAIC Moves to Dismiss Michigan Database Fee Lawsuit (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Rhode Island: Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Labor Rate Case (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 New Mexico: Insurance Consumers Saved from Hidden Taxation – Emergency Medical Services Fee Surtax Legislation Dies on Floor (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 California: NAMIC Asks CDI to Ensure Its Proposed Changes to Homeowners’ Insurance Estimated Replacement Value Regulation is Consistent with Soon-to-be-Revised Mandated Policy Disclosures (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Commission on Deficit Reduction Expected Within Days (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Mississippi: ‘Bill of Rights’ Passed by House (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Colorado: Advocacy Day Set for March (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Utah: NAMIC Asks Member Companies to Contact State Senate Asking Them to Vote ‘No’ on One-sided, Litigation-oriented UM/UIM Bad Faith Bill (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Indiana Senator Bayh Announces Retirement (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Senate Regulatory Reform Debate Continues to Develop (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Colorado: Workers’ Comp Insurers, Their Clients ‘Take One on the Chin’ as Bills Pass Out of Committees (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Very Special Bald Heads! (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Oregon: House Kills Bill Adding Insurance to Purview of Unfair Trade Practices Act (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Snow Stalls Efforts to Repeal McCarran’s Antitrust Provision (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Colorado: Trial Lawyers Win First Round – The Unreasonable Insurance Claims Settlement Practices Bill Voted Out of House Committee (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 California: Governor’s Emergency Services Property Insurance Surcharge Proposal is Back ... Again (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Massachusetts: Murphy Brings Legislative and Regulatory Experience to Commissioner Position (2/16/2010 4:12:31 PM)

 Mississippi: Bills of Interest on the Move (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Florida: Legislature Gearing Up for Session (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 2010 FAC Issue Update - Credit-Based Insurance Scoring (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Ohio: House Committee Passes Bill Limiting Introduction of Medical Evidence in Personal Injury Trials (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Illinois: Workers’ Comp Benefits Continue After Termination (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Utah: One-sided, Litigation-oriented UM/UIM Bad-Faith Bill Introduced (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 New Mexico: EMS Fee Surtax Legislation Up for Floor Vote Today (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Colorado: Hearing Set for Bill Exposing Insurers to Frivolous Lawsuits, Increased Abuse of Discovery Process (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 2010 FAC Issue Update - Aftermarket Parts (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Washington: One Credit-based Insurance Scoring Ban Bill Down, One to Go This Legislative Session (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Colorado: Third-Party Bad Faith Bill Introduced, Assigned to House Judiciary Committee (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Indiana: Supreme Court Addressed Tort Claim Immunity, Temporary Weather Conditions (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Arizona: Consumers Face Legislative Threat to Insurer’s Ability to Provide Rates Accurately Reflecting Personal Risk of Loss Exposure (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Illinois: Supreme Court Throws Out Medical Malpractice Reforms (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 2010 FAC Issue Update - National Flood Insurance Program (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Déjà Vu All Over Again* (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 New York: Systemic No-Fault Problems, Potential Solutions Outlined for Senators (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Colorado: NAMIC Joins Industry in Opposing Bill Banning Direct Subrogation Legal Actions for All Lines of Insurance (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 2010 FAC Issue Update - Building Codes (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Still Time to Help Protect the McCarran-Ferguson Act (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 2010 FAC Issue Update - Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Iowa: Senate Passes Extraordinary Life Circumstances Amendment to Credit-based Insurance Scoring Law (2/9/2010 2:36:07 PM)

 Missouri: NAMIC Goes on Record Supporting Bill to Reduce Number of Uninsured Motorists (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 NAMIC Federal Affairs Committee Meets to Set 2010 Legislative Agenda (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Nebraska: Repeal of Guest Passenger Statute Nears Completion (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Arizona: NAMIC Asks Legislators to Vote ‘Yes’ on Consumer-friendly Auto Glass Bills (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 California: CDI to Hold Workshop on Proposed Changes to Regulations on Estimating Replacement Value on Homeowners Insurance (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 NAMIC Tells Treasury that Mutual and Reciprocal Insurers Should Not Pay Financial Crisis Responsibility “Tax” (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 New Hampshire: Supreme Court Says State Cannot Take JUA Funds, as Argued in NAMIC Amicus Brief (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 When Bad Things Happen... (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Florida: Constructive Discussion at NAMIC-sponsored Property Insurance Summit (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Illinois: State Holds Country’s First Primary Election Today (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Colorado: DOI-sponsored ‘Plain Language’ in Insurance Policies Bill Introduced (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Last Chance to Register for NAMIC Webinar Focusing on Insurance Scoring (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Washington: Excess Flood Insurance JUA Bills Pass Out of Senate, House Committees (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Alabama: Many Bills in Committee Last Week (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 New Mexico: Emergency Medical Services Fee Legislation Passes Out of House Committee (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Colorado: Anti-Consumer Auto Insurance Bill Gets Run Off the Road in House Committee (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 President Delivers State of the Union Address (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Florida: Commission Releases Windstorm Mitigation Discounts Report (2/2/2010 1:08:12 PM)

 Washington: NAMIC Joins Industry in Testifying Against Credit-based Insurance Scoring Ban Bill (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Black Lung Provision in Senate Bill Could be Costly (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Hearings Begin on Causes of Financial Crisis (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Supreme Court Rules on Independent Campaign Ads (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 New Mexico: Emergency Medical Services Fee Legislation Introduced (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Republican Wins Mass. Senate Seat in Special Election (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Because I Said So (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Florida: Mitigation Report Approved (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 State of the Union Speech Set for Wednesday (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Massachusetts: After Loss in Senate Race, Coakley’s Tenure as AG an Issue (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 California: NAMIC, PADIC Submits Written Comments on Proposed Revisions to Regulation on Reporting, Filing Premium Taxes (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Colorado: The Unreasonable Insurance Claims Settlement Practices Bill is ‘Unreasonable,’ Says NAMIC (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 New Mexico: Legislation Banning Credit-based Insurance Scoring Use for Auto Introduced, May be Determined Not Germane to Budget Session (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 New Jersey: Christie Transition Report Casts Doubt on Territorial Subsidization Plan (1/26/2010 2:45:03 PM)

 Colorado: Auto Insurance Bill Packed With Rate Cost-Driver Provisions Sent to House Committee for Public Hearing (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Florida: Mitigation Discounts Committee Members Quibble Over Content (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Political Parties Hold Annual Retreats (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 AIG Back in the Spotlight (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Washington: Wrongful Death Bill Returns, Industry Hopes for Another ‘Rightful Death’ (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Colorado: Workers’ Comp Bills Introduced During First Week of Legislative Session (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Congressional Contact Program Gears Up for 2010 (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Washington: NAMIC Opposes JUA Bills in Public Hearings, Amendments Likely to be Offered Addressing Some Concerns of Insurers (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 NAMIC PAC Releases Final Top 10 Lists for 2009 (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 New York: NYIA Files Suit Over Assessments and Allocation Practices (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Taking Responsibility (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Washington: Update: House Schedules Hearing on Credit-based Insurance Scoring ‘Ban’ Bill (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Congress to Investigate Private Insurers’ Role in NFIP (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Georgia: Knox Out As House Insurance Chair (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Oregon: NAMIC Asks Legislature Not to Add Insurance to Purview of Unfair Trade Practices Act (1/19/2010 2:47:07 PM)

 Washington: In First Week of Session, Legislation Introduced Granting Commissioner Authority to Create Flood Insurance Joint Underwriting Association (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 U.S. Court of Appeals: D.C. Circuit Finds Adjusters Exemption From Overtime Pay (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 McCarran Watch (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 California: Insurance Department to Hold Public Discussion on Proposed Revisions to Regulation on Reporting, Filing Premium Taxes (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 New York: Paterson Cites Goal of Establishing Insurance Exchange in State of the State Speech (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 Washington: Credit-based Insurance Scoring, Other Valuable Underwriting Information Under Attack (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 Congress Set to ‘Ping-Pong’ Healthcare Bill (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 NAMIC Voices Concern on Expansion of Federal Trade Commission Powers (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 Ohio: Dog Bite Gets Two Bites (of the Apple) (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 California: Insurance Industry Requests, Gets Legislation Pulled That Could Lead to Frivolous Litigation (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 The Politics of 'Change' (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 Florida: NAMIC’s Alldredge to Speak at Insurance Summit (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 New Year-End Disclosures Listed on NAIC’s Website (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 Mississippi: Commissioner Presents Mitigation Study to Lawmakers (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 New York: No-Fault Reform Garnering Attention; Legislative Hearing Planned (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 Chance for Reform and Long-Term Reauthorization of the NFIP This Year (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 Indiana: Notice of UIM Claim Adequate for UM Notice Compliance (1/12/2010 1:43:20 PM)

 NAMIC Hosts Webinar on NAIC Climate Risk Disclosure Survey (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 Senate Banking Committee to Continue Work on Sweeping Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 Better Than Carnac (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 Iowa: Insurance Consumer Advocate Hosts Presentation by Authors of Study on Consumer Perspectives on Use of Credit-based Insurance Scoring (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 Senate Passes Healthcare Reform Legislation That Must be Reconciled With House Version (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 National Flood Program Extended Temporarily After Brief Lapse (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 New York: NAMIC Cites Concerns Over Assessments in Comments to Assembly Insurance Committee (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 Massachusetts: AG Report Criticizes Auto Managed Competition, Calls for New Regulations (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 Florida: Mitigation Discounts Committee Nears Completion of Report (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 Ratings Committee’s Rush to Final Report Elicits Industry Letter Seeking Extension (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

 NAMIC PAC – Strong and Growing (1/5/2010 12:00:00 AM)

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