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Eli Lehrer

The late Thomas Kinkade’s paintings may not ever appreciate in value. But then again, neither do most items bought on the basis of taste.

Letter from Washington: NFIP expansion and catastrophe savings accounts

by Eli Lehrer on April 3, 2012

Heartland’s friends at the National Wildlife Federation are filing a lawsuit to prevent expansion of the National Flood Insurance Program to cover environmentally sensitive wetlands near Washington State’s Puget Sound.

Five nationally known groups that favor spending restraint have announced their purchase of a farm in downstate Illinois, to enjoy cultivating a different kind of pork.

Rep. Norton’s bill points one possible way forward for a truly private market in terrorism risk insurance.

While the Florida reinsurance market shows signs of hardening, a new national auto insurance survey shows just how complicated rates can be.

Florida’s insurance system will be in better shape than it was last year, but the legislation passed during the just-completed 2012 session won’t fix deep underlying problems.

Seven years after Hurricane Katrina, lack of affordable property insurance remains a barrier to building some parts of the Mississippi coast.

While life and auto insurers compete vigorously to gain market share, homeowners insurers must make do with paltry profit potential.

Sens. David Vitter and Jon Tester are leading a final push to get flood insurance reform passed in Congress.

For no reason that is apparent, Florida state Rep. Dorothy Hukill has been killing efforts to fix the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund.

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