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Analysts Weigh Chances Next Congress Will Actually Reform Flood Insurance

With the clock ticking on the National Flood Insurance Program’s authorization that is set to run out this Friday, Nov. 30, Congress is expected to renew the program short-term by taking one of several routes: passing a bill to extend …

Exclusive: Insiders Symington, Lehmann Analyze Mid-Term Elections for P/C Insurance

The voters have spoken. Republicans have increased their slight advantage in the Senate, while Democrats have flipped the House and will now be in control there. Of course, President Trump, a Republican, still occupies the White House. Now what? What …

Big ‘I’ Expands Symington’s Role to Include Industry Relations

The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (Big “I”) announced that Charles E. Symington Jr. will now serve as the association’s senior vice president for external, industry and government affairs. The title means industry relations has ben added to …

21 States, Business Groups, Insurance Agents Sue to Block Obama Overtime Pay Rule

Officials from 21 U.S. states on Tuesday filed a lawsuit claiming an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers will place a heavy burden on state budgets. Hours after the states announced their …

Top Insurance Lobbyists on Capitol Hill

The Hill, a popular Capitol Hill insider publication with political news and opinions, has placed five insurance groups and their lobbyists on its 2015 list of the top lobbyists in Washington for associations. The insurance trade groups making The Hill’s …

Big ‘I’ Recognizes Top Young Agent, States in Political Fundraising

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”) this week presented awards to state affiliates and agents that have been the most effective raising money for the agents’ political action committee, InsurPac. This year’s winners of the …