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Conning: Tax Changes May Impact Insurers’ Muni Bond Investments

Jun 21, 2021 Possible changes to tax rates may make insurers rethink their investments in municipal bonds, said Matthew Daly, managing director, and Karel Citroen...

Smart Launch Program Built to Encourage Innovation in Pennsylvania

Jun 21, 2021 The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has unveiled Keystone Smart Launch, a new plan to encourage innovation in new insurance solutions and...

Storms Spawn Tornadoes, Rip Roofs From Buildings in New Zealand

Jun 21, 2021 Auckland Emergency Management estimates more than 1,200 homes were impacted by a severe storm that spawned tornadoes on June 19 in the Papatoetoe area...

High Court Refuses to Overturn Cap on Reimbursement for ACA Cost-Sharing Reduction Bill

Jun 21, 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that determined insurers can’t be reimbursed for some lost Affordable Care...

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UN Office Says Sri Lanka Ship Fire Causes Significant Damage

Jun 21, 2021 COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The U.N. representative in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals off the...

Inspection Finds Problems in Rest of Mexico City Subway Line

Jun 21, 2021 MEXICO CITY (AP) — A visual inspection has found problems in about one-third of the elevated Mexico City subway line where one span collapsed on May 3,...

Driver Rams Cyclists in Arizona Race, Critically Injuring Six

Jun 21, 2021 SHOW LOW, Ariz. (AP) — A driver in a pickup truck plowed into bicyclists during a community road race in Arizona on Saturday, critically injuring several riders...

Official: Crash, “Likely” Due to Storm, Kills 10 in Alabama

Jun 21, 2021 ATLANTA (AP) — Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring...

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Florida Supreme Court Ruling Pulls Marijuana Proposal From 2022 Ballot

Jun 21, 2021 A proposed constitutional amendment to allow recreational marijuana use in Florida won’t be on the 2022 ballot after the state Supreme Court ruled...

People Moves: Srygley in New C&F Role; Lopez Joins Mosaic; CLARA Names CEO; IronHealth Has New President

Jun 21, 2021 Crum & Forster Adds Srygley in Captives, Gig Economy Roles Further strengthening its Captive Solutions and...

Vaccination Rate for Public Safety Workers in L.A. Below Average

Jun 21, 2021 COVID-19 vaccination rates for police and firefighting personnel in Los Angeles and prison employees across California are significantly lower than the state’s...

Arizona Governor Signs $100M Wildfire Funding Bill

Jun 21, 2021 Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill rushed through in a special legislative session that provides $100 million in funding this year to battle wildfires, react to the damage...