3 things that must happen to correct the faltering insurance market

Orlando, Florida. Many consumers still struggle to find and afford property insurance. The Florida insurance market was already in crisis before Hurricane Ian, and Florida lawmakers are now preparing for the second special session on property insurance this year. [TRENDING: Tropics Watch: Development possible near Florida | Enter to win a $100 gas card | … Read more

Going Ahead: Student Loan Debt Relief

The US Department of Education currently offers federal student loan debt relief. The program provides eligible borrowers with full or partial release of loans of up to $20,000 for Federal Pell Grant recipients and up to $10,000 for non-Pell Grant recipients. Pell Scholarships are awarded to low-income students based on their FAFSA. Applications can be … Read more

Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher by the Foreign Bribery Unit of the Department of Justice

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co said it has received a subpoena from the Justice Department’s Foreign Bribery Unit, making it the latest company entangled in an extensive investigation into corruption in Ecuador’s state-owned companies. The Rolling Meadows, Illinois-based insurance brokerage disclosed the subpoena in a quarterly financial report this week. Arthur Gallagher said the request … Read more

Lawsuit challenges bill to allow insurance agents to factor gender into price making

A lawsuit brought by a state senator and others this week challenged the constitutionality of a bill passed in 2021 that would allow insurance agents to be gender-sensitive in the pricing process. The lawsuit alleges that House Act 379 opened the door for insurance agents to further charge people on the basis of their gender, … Read more

GOP newcomer Kelly Cooper, the congressional candidate shifts her stance on PPP loans

Phoenix (3TV / CBS 5) – Arizona’s redrawn congressional districts have held several close races, including New District 4, which represents parts of Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix and Chandler. The race for District 4 is between Democratic Congressman Greg Stanton, who is running for re-election, and Republican newcomer Kelly Cooper. Cooper is a restaurateur and new … Read more