American Property Casualty Insurance Association
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  • FOR RELEASE ON RECEIPT
  • September 24, 2019
  • Insurers', Policymakers', and Consumers' Role in Building Resilient Communities
  • Washington, D.C. — The American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) issued the following statement in support of today’s House Committee on Rules, Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process hearing entitled “Building Resilient Communities for America’s Future.”

    “Property casualty insurers stand ready to work with policymakers and consumers to bridge the insurance gap and build a resilient infrastructure and help communities recover quickly after disaster strikes,” said Tom Santos, APCIA’s department vice president of research. “We have seen the destructive power of severe weather, and it is painfully clear that we must do more to prepare for it. This is an important hearing and we look forward to participating in future discussions and efforts to offer solutions and strengthen the nation’s resiliency and implement effective mitigation projects.”

    APCIA’s statement for the record is attached.

  • The American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) is the primary national trade association for home, auto, and business insurers. APCIA promotes and protects the viability of private competition for the benefit of consumers and insurers, with a legacy dating back 150 years. APCIA members represent all sizes, structures, and regions—protecting families, communities, and businesses in the U.S. and across the globe.
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