Around Puget Sound, experts agree that subsidized federal flood insurance gives developers an incentive to destroy floodplains and damage key wildlife habitat.
The threat of losing access to the National Flood Insurance Program has recently prompted the State of Mississippi and Louisiana’s St. Bernard Parish to adopt new building permit rules.
Also, a recap of our comments on ways states can prepare for natural disasters, and the problem with Florida’s part-time, term-limited Legislature.
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.
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.
On Friday March 23, The Heartland Institute will be hosting a Staff Briefing on insurance catastrophe reserves titled, “Dealing with Catastrophes: Could Onshore Reserving Make a Difference?”
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.