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BURLINGTON, Vt.—A forthcoming Government Accountability Office report could spur Congress to act on legislation that would make it more difficult for state regulators to illegally interfere with risk retention groups domiciled outside their borders, an attorney for an RRG trade association says.

U.S. Reps. Dennis Moore, D-Kan.; Suzanne Kosmas, D-Fla.; and John Campbell, R-Calif., last month requested that Congress’ investigative arm analyze Read the rest of this entry »

The $1-million grants, which went to all but five states, will help many expand public access to information about rate hikes and hire experts to review proposed charges.

Reporting from Washington — The Obama administration is sending $1-million grants to state insurance regulators to help increase oversight of rising health insurance premiums, a key step in implementing the new healthcare law.

The grants announced Monday, which Read the rest of this entry »

In New Jersey, a newly licensed teenage driver can take only one passenger from outside his household for a ride, a provision soon to become even more stringent.

Delaware also imposes limits on teen drivers’ passengers, as do 41 other states and the District of Columbia.

But in Pennsylvania, a new young driver can load up as many friends as there are seat belts in the car.

The deaths in the last month of six Chester and Montgomery Read the rest of this entry »

In New Jersey, a newly licensed teenage driver can take only one passenger from outside his household for a ride, a provision soon to become even more stringent.

Delaware also imposes limits on teen drivers’ passengers, as do 41 other states and the District of Columbia.

But in Pennsylvania, a new young driver can load up as many friends as there are seat belts in the car.

The deaths in the last month of six Chester and Montgomery Read the rest of this entry »

In New Jersey, a newly licensed teenage driver can take only one passenger from outside his household for a ride, a provision soon to become even more stringent.

Delaware also imposes limits on teen drivers’ passengers, as do 41 other states and the District of Columbia.

But in Pennsylvania, a new young driver can load up as many friends as there are seat belts in the car.

The deaths in the last month of six Chester and Montgomery Read the rest of this entry »

The role of government in the American insurance market increased in 2008, according to a 50-state study released by two conservative think tanks.

“For every free-market reform, a regulatory setback increased government intervention in many states,” concluded the report by the Washington-based Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Heartland Institute in Chicago.

Their study examined whether American consumers could buy the Read the rest of this entry »

More insurers under state “permitted practices” rules are requesting relief from requirements concerning their capital surplus.

Approximately 20 companies have applied to the Ohio insurance department for relief in response to bulletins issued on Feb. 3, according to Carly Glick, a department spokesperson. Letters will be sent to the companies next week in response to the requests, she added.

The requests follow a filing by Read the rest of this entry »