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A bill introduced Wednesday in the Senate would require states to write laws to prohibit text messaging by drivers or risk losing 25 percent of their annual federal highway money.

The proposal, sponsored by a group of Democrats including Sen. Charles E. Schumer (N.Y.), came a day after the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute released a study on commercial truck drivers that found texting drivers to be 23 times more likely to be involved Read the rest of this entry »

Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty tried to lobby members of Congress last week for a federal line of credit to help cover an $18.5 billion shortfall in the state’s Hurricane Catastrophe Fund, a gap that could pose problems for some of the state’s recent insurance startups.

Indeed, “the potential inability” of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund to honor claims might adversely affect the Financial Stability Rating Read the rest of this entry »

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley proposed legislation yesterday that would delay a teenager’s ability to get a driver’s license by three months, impose tougher sanctions on drunk drivers and expand unemployment insurance to part-time workers laid off amid the economic downturn.

The legislation was among more than 20 “administration bills,” most involving little or no cost to the state, that O’Malley (D) pledged to push in the current cash-strapped Read the rest of this entry »

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley proposed legislation yesterday that would delay a teenager’s ability to get a driver’s license by three months, impose tougher sanctions on drunk drivers and expand unemployment insurance to part-time workers laid off amid the economic downturn.

The legislation was among more than 20 “administration bills,” most involving little or no cost to the state, that O’Malley (D) pledged to push in the current cash-strapped Read the rest of this entry »

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley proposed legislation yesterday that would delay a teenager’s ability to get a driver’s license by three months, impose tougher sanctions on drunk drivers and expand unemployment insurance to part-time workers laid off amid the economic downturn.

The legislation was among more than 20 “administration bills,” most involving little or no cost to the state, that O’Malley (D) pledged to push in the current cash-strapped Read the rest of this entry »

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley proposed legislation yesterday that would delay a teenager’s ability to get a driver’s license by three months, impose tougher sanctions on drunk drivers and expand unemployment insurance to part-time workers laid off amid the economic downturn.

The legislation was among more than 20 “administration bills,” most involving little or no cost to the state, that O’Malley (D) pledged to push in the current cash-strapped Read the rest of this entry »

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley proposed legislation yesterday that would delay a teenager’s ability to get a driver’s license by three months, impose tougher sanctions on drunk drivers and expand unemployment insurance to part-time workers laid off amid the economic downturn.

The legislation was among more than 20 “administration bills,” most involving little or no cost to the state, that O’Malley (D) pledged to push in the current cash-strapped Read the rest of this entry »