25 01, 2021

The Results Are In: How NFL QBs/Insurance Salesmen Mahomes, Rodgers, Mayfield Rate

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Last week, Insurance Journal polled football fans, asking them to compare three NFL quarterbacks who also appear in insurance TV ads. The poll asked readers to rate Green Bay Packers future Hall-of-Famer QB Aaron Rodgers who sells for State Farm; …

26 01, 2021

Biden Withdraws Trump Chicken Slaughter Rule Industry Says Is Safe

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A major food workers’ union praised President Joe Biden for withdrawing a rule that would have permanently allowed U.S. poultry producers to kill more chickens per minute. Industry trade groups said the speeds were safe. Donald Trump’s administration in its …

25 01, 2021

Biden Orders Review of Domestic Violent Extremism Threat

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a mob of insurgents loyal to …

26 01, 2021

New York’s NFP Hires Beaudette as Senior Vice President

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NFP, a New York, New York-based insurance broker and consultant that provides property/casualty, corporate benefits, retirement and individual solutions, has hired Daniel Beaudette as a senior vice president. Beaudette will be part of the team focused on growing NFP’s managing …

25 01, 2021

Teen Accused of Stealing Nearly $1M from Georgia Supermarket

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A suburban Atlanta teenager has been arrested on charges that he defrauded a supermarket where he worked of nearly $1 million over a two-week period. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 19-year-old Tre Brown was arrested Jan. 14 by Gwinnett County police …

26 01, 2021

Ex-Rep Hayes Pardoned by Trump for Role in North Carolina Insurance Bribery Scheme

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A former North Carolina congressman and state Republican Party leader who lied to FBI agents about a bribery scandal received a pardon from outgoing President Donald Trump in his final hours in office. Federal authorities said ex-Rep. Robin Hayes participated …

26 01, 2021

7th Circuit Affirms Conviction of Man Who Torched 7 Mobile Homes, Collected $600K

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A federal appellate court on Friday affirmed the conviction of an Indiana man who set fire to seven homes in a rural mobile home park over a nine-year period and collected more than $600,000 in insurance money. A panel of …

26 01, 2021

California Alerts Residents in Burn Areas About Flood And Mudslide Coverage

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California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara is alerting residents to review their current insurance policies in the midst of a forecast of winter weather bringing the possibility of floods, mudslides, debris flows, and other disasters to recent wildfire burn areas throughout …

26 01, 2021

Top Insurance Regulatory Developments of 2020: Part 2

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This is the second installment of a two-part look at the top 10 insurance regulatory developments of 2020 by attorneys at Locke Lord. The first part on Jan. 22 covered COVID-19, Insurtechs, Data Privacy, Race Equality and Pharmacy Benefit Managers. …

26 01, 2021

Arizona Sees Recreational Cannabis Sales Start

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Legal sales of recreational marijuana in Arizona have started, a once-unthinkable step in the former conservative stronghold that joins 14 other states that have broadly legalized pot. The state Health Services Department on Friday announced it had approved 86 licenses …