Insurer groups, White House link up in church-fire battle

Brostoff, Steven
July 1996
National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;7/15/96, Vol. 100 Issue 29, p1
Reports that a wide range of insurance groups has joined with the White House to establish a four point plant to combat church arsons in the United States. Establishment of a reward fund; Free site surveys.


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