On July 14, The Heritage Foundation and The Heartland Institute will be holding a briefing on various proposals to create a new federal earthquake insurance backstop which are currently being considered in Congress. Calling the proposed backstop a “Beverly Hills Bailout,” the briefing will feature several speakers from free market groups, academia and the insurance industry, who will provide multiple perspectives on this important issue. The invitation for the event is reprinted below, please contact Deborah Bailin at or at 202/525-5717 if you are interested in attending.
A Briefing from The Heritage Foundation and The Heartland Institute
A Beverly Hills Bailout?
Examining the Case for Federal Earthquake Insurance
David John (Senior Research Fellow in Retirement Security and Financial Institutions, The Heritage Foundation)
Eli Lehrer (Vice President, The Heartland Institute)
Lawrence Powell (Whitbeck-Beyer Chair of Insurance and Financial Services, the University of Arkansas-Little Rock)
Ralph Rexach (Former Commissioner of Insurance, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico)
Greg Heerde, (Managing Director, Aon Benfield)
Heritage Foundation, House Annex, 227 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C.
July 14, 2011, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
If you would like to attend this event, please contact
Deborah Bailin at or at 202/525-5717