Arizona News

Holiday DUI Enforcement Push in Arizona Underway

Law enforcement officials plan to gather at Arizona’s Capitol to publicize the launch of their annual DUI enforcement and sober designated driver campaigns. State, local and federal officials are set to speak at Tuesday’s news conference. They’ll highlight the dangers …

Brightway Insurance Opens Office in Arizona

Brightway Insurance opened a location in Arizona. Shauna Summ has opened Shauna Summ Agency in Phoenix. The Landers Agency, owned by Kandie Landers, opened in Glendale, Colo., recently. Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network …

Atlantic Casualty Adds Cindy Aberle as Assistant Vice President – Garage

Scottsdale, AZ, September 26, 2016- Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company has hired Cindy Aberle to develop and manage its new Garage product offered through contracted wholesalers. Aberle, formerly with Century Insurance Company, brings extensive underwriting management and product development experience to …

New Arizona Pot Dispensary Licenses Draw Hundreds of Applicants

Arizona officials say they received hundreds of applications for roughly 30 new licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries. The Department of Health Services says it has processed 750 applications and that it anticipates awarding 31 dispensary licenses after reviewing those applications that are …

tKg Wholesale Brokerage to Expand Transportation Division

Phoenix, AZ, June 13, 2016 – tKg Wholesale Brokerage has embarked on a major expansion of its Transportation Division.  Under the leadership of Ed Havermann, the Transportation Division is poised to become one of the largest wholesalers of transportation products …

Arizona Governor Signs Law to Close Agent Malpractice Loophole

Arizona’s governor has signed a bill to fix a loophole that exposes agents who write auto policies to malpractice suits. The bill was written in response to an Arizona Supreme Court ruling in July 2015 favoring an Arizona woman got into …

The Keating Group Rebrands as tKg Wholesale Brokerage

Phoenix, AZ, April 26, 2016-  Effective immediately, The Keating Group, the wholesale brokerage arm of Keating Companies, has rebranded as tKg Wholesale Brokerage. Commenting on the change, James Keating, CEO of tKg and parent Keating Companies, states: “It is time for …

Arizona Insurance Council Now Arizona Insurance Institute

The board of directors of the Arizona Insurance Council has changed the name of its property/casualty insurance trade association. The group will now be operating as the Arizona Insurance Institute. The name change is to reflect a new direction for …

Arizona House Passes Accelerated Insurance Company Tax Cut

The Republican-controlled Arizona House has passed a bill accelerating the phase-in of insurance company tax cuts they passed last year. House Bill 2002 is sponsored by House Republican Majority Whip David Livingston. He also sponsored the bill signed by Gov. …

Farmers to Expand Operations in Arizona

Farmers Insurance plans to significantly expand its operations in Phoenix, Ariz., which the carrier said could eventually raise its employee base from roughly 500 full-time employees to more than 1,500 employees. Staffing for the new jobs would occur in phases …