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Senate Links Agent Licensing Reform with Flood Insurance Delay

There is a new political wrinkle in the attempt to stave off flood insurance rate hikes across the country. The Senate has attached an industry-supported bill to streamline agent and broker licensing to its bill to delay flood insurance premium …

Senate Bill Seeks More Disclosure of Government Settlements with Firms

Two U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a new bill that would force enforcement agencies to provide more details about deals to resolve corporate misconduct by U.S. companies. Senators Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat and a fierce consumer advocate, and Tom …

Senate Votes to Cut Crop Insurance Subsidies to Wealthiest Farmers

The wealthiest 20,000 U.S. farmers should pay more for taxpayer subsidized crop insurance, the Senate voted on Thursday, adopting a measure that blended deficit reduction, populism and farm program reform. Senators approved the amendment by a lopsided 59-33 vote, in …