Debating Flood Relief
- FLORIDA. // Claims;Mar2007, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p98
The article offers information on catastrophe proposals in Florida. The Property Casualty Insurance Association of America (PCI) decided to be in favor of a series of proposals that will help offer consumers long-term options for reinforcing building codes. Florida lawmakers met in a special...
- Veiled Bush misgivings conceal any true Baker Bill problems. O'Connor, Terry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/16/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p13
The article comments on the Baker Bill, which offers Louisiana homeowners 60% of pre-Katrina equity for their damaged property in 2006. Key issues discussed include the key stipulations of the bill and the Bush administration's veiled misgivings that conceal policy and budgetary concerns...
- Congress takes a stab at making loans a little easier on students. Daugherty, Christi // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);05/25/98, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p27
Focuses on a legislative bill that would lower the interest rate on federally guaranteed student loans to its lowest rate in the United States. Effect of the bill on banks and universities in New orleans, Louisiana; Background on the bill.
- 'FED UP' Bill Grounded by Partisan Politics. Dervarics, Charles // Black Issues in Higher Education;8/15/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p7
Reports on problems concerning the implementation of a bill for student financial aid in the U.S. Provisions of the bill; Information on the dispute between Democrats and Republicans regarding the bill; Benefits of the bill.
- New loan repayment bill for college graduates. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;04/23/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p16
Reports the introduction of bills to establish an engineering and technology loan repayment program to the New York state Legislature. Cost of the repayment awards for engineering and technology graduates; Terms of the program; Implication of the program's enactment for 2000 graduates.
- House Committee Chair Pushing For Redo Of Senate Seven-Year TRIA Bill. Postal, Arthur D. // National Underwriter / P&C;11/5/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 41, p6
The article reports on the proposal of Representative Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee to temporarily extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) in the U.S. According to Frank, he would propose a bridge bill to extend TRIA to allow further debate and give...
- Reset Plan Stirs TRIA Debate. Postal, Arthur D. // National Underwriter / P&C;7/23/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 28, p7
The article focuses on provision changes that make it easier for insurers to underwrite terrorism coverage in areas hit by a previous terrorist attacks in the U.S. It is mentioned that the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) extension has strong support in Congress, but the bill,...
- Disagreement on Storm Ideas. Heller, Michele // American Banker;9/29/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 188, p3
Reports on a variety of approaches being floated in Congress and among banking officials to reinforce mortgages on property damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Discussion of legislation to allow Katrina and Rita victims to buy flood insurance retroactively; Examination of the legislation's...
- Senate/Assembly Bill Calls For Increasing Reporting Threshold For Auto PD-Only Accidents. // Insurance Advocate;2/16/2004, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p20
Cites the introduction of a legislative bill designed to increase the reporting threshold for automobile accidents which cause property damage into the New York Senate and Assembly. Concern of Nassau Assemblyman David Sidikman of the state becoming the highest costing for automobile insurance;...