News Releases

August 2018

Put Down the Phone: Back-to-School Campaign Begins in Alabama
August 6
New Poll Finds Preparation for Hurricane Season Lags
August 6
Missouri’s New Auto Insurance Study Reaffirms Fairness of Risk-Based Pricing
August 3 | Multiple States
PCI Hosts Forum on Dangers of Marijuana-Impaired Driving
August 1

July 2018

PCI Comments on Senate Action on NFIP
July 31
Insurers Respond to Help Carr Fire Homeowners and Renters
July 30 | California
Insurers Ready to Help Texas Residents Impacted by Wildfires
July 26
PCI Commends House Action on NFIP
July 25
PCI Applauds House Action on State Insurance Regulation Preservation Act
July 24
PCI Offers Recovery Advice and Insurance Information following Iowa Tornado Outbreak
July 20 | Iowa
PCI Raises Concerns about Proposed Tariffs on Automobiles and Automotive Parts at Commerce Department Hearing
July 19 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
PCI Applauds House Passage of the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act
July 17 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
Property/Casualty Insurance Industry’s Net Income Doubles to $17.1 Billion in First-Quarter 2018
July 12
PCI Commends House Subcommittee for Examining Drug-Impaired Driving
July 11
PCI Applauds Bipartisan House Support for International Insurance Standards Act
July 10 | Multiple States
PCI Encourages House Support for Bipartisan International Insurance Standards Act
July 9 | Multiple States
Hurricane Beryl and Invest 96L Brewing in the Tropics: Insurance Trade says Prepare Now
July 6
Insurers Urge Extra Precautions with Fireworks in Wildfire-prone States this Fourth of July
July 3

June 2018

Hands-Free Georgia Act Goes into Effect July 1st
June 28
Pay Attention to the Road over the Fourth of July Holiday
June 27
California Wildfire Season Underway: How to Get Your Finances Wildfire Ready
June 25 | California
PCI Urges R.I. Governor to Veto Body Shop Bill
June 25 | Rhode Island
FLOOD RECOVERY PROCESS BEGINS IN TEXAS—INSURERS OFFER RESOURCES TO HELP RESIDENTS REBUILD
June 21 | Texas
PCI Statement on HUD’s ANPR re Reconsideration of HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard
June 20
Texas & Louisiana Facing Severe Weather- Here’s How to Prepare
June 14 | Multiple States
PCI Offers Recovery Advice to Wilkes Barre and Surrounding Areas
June 14 | Pennsylvania
Connecticut and Louisiana Take Steps to Provide Electronic Access to Insurance Information
June 13 | Multiple States
Severe Weather Across Sunshine State Serves as Good Reminder to Get Prepared
June 12 | Florida
PCI Encourages House Support for Bipartisan FIO Reform Act
June 7
Vermont Adopts NCOIL Credit-Based Insurance Scoring Model Law
June 5 | Vermont
Hail Season Warning: Montana Residents should be on the Lookout for Signs of Contractor Fraud and Abuse
June 1 | Montana

May 2018

PCI Prepares Communities for the Start of the 2018 Hurricane Season
May 31
Powerful Flooding Causes Damage in North Carolina; Insurers Offer Storm Recovery Advice
May 30 | North Carolina
PCI Offers Flood Recovery Advice to Maryland Residents in Flooding Aftermath
May 29 | Maryland
Insurers Offer Recovery Advice for Subtropical Depression Alberto
May 29 | Multiple States
Insurers Encourage Storm Preparation for “Invest 90L”
May 24
PCI Applauds Passage of International Insurance Capital Standards Provisions in S. 2155
May 22 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
PCI Applauds Introduction of the Bipartisan PAID Act
May 22 | Federal
Planning & Preparation Key to Protecting Property, Loved Ones This Hurricane Season
May 22 | Multiple States
PCI Commends States for Modernizing Commercial Lines Rate and Form Filing
May 22 | Tennessee
Insurers Commend Governor McMaster for Signing Vision Bill
May 21
Torrential Rains a Reminder for Residents on East Coast to Prepare Their Property for Storms
May 18
Memorial Day Marks Start of Dangerous Driving Season
May 16
Property/Casualty Insurance Industry’s Surplus Continued to Grow in 2017, Despite 15.8 Percent Drop in Net Income
May 14
Insurers Commend Georgia Governor for Signing Hands-Free Georgia Act
May 3 | Georgia
Report: Rhode Island Drivers Could Pay Highest in Nation Auto Insurance Premiums if Legislation Banning Aftermarket Parts is Allowed to Pass
May 2 | Rhode Island
PCI Applauds Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Insurers a Voting Position on FSOC
May 2 | Federal

April 2018

Insurers Express Disappointment at Governor’s Veto of Legislation Addressing Pennsylvania’s Opioid Crisis
April 30 | Pennsylvania
Insurers Offer Recovery Advice to Storm Victims in the Southeast
April 25 | Florida
PCI Commends Senate Action on Opioids
April 24
Step-by-Step Wildfire Recovery Guide
April 20 | Oklahoma
PCI Applauds Senate Bipartisan Business of Insurance Regulatory Reform Act
April 18
PCI Applauds Senator Hatch for Raising the Importance of the PARTS Act
April 18
NEW POLL: In Light of 4/20, Americans Ignoring the Risks of Marijuana-Impaired Driving
April 18
Insurers Offer Recovery Advice to Storm Victims in the Southeast
April 16
Insurers Ready to Help Oklahoma Residents Impacted by Wildfires
April 13
Severe Storms are Brewing; PCI Urges Homeowners to Prepare for Tornado Season
April 4
New Alaska Law is a Win-Win for Consumers
April 3 | Alaska
Gov. Ducey Approves Important Bill Preventing the Over Prescription of Opioids
April 3 | Arizona

March 2018

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Highlights Need for Changes in Driving Habits, Traffic Laws
March 29
Kentucky Sends First Workers Compensation Reforms to Governor since 1996
March 28 | Kentucky
Insurers Commend Georgia Senate for Passing Hands-Free Georgia Act
March 27 | Georgia
Insurers Ready to Help Floridians Impacted by Wildfires
March 27 | Florida
Insurers Offer Recovery Advice to Storm Victims in the Southeast
March 21 | Alabama
Insurers Commend Arkansas Legislature and Governor Hutchinson for Updating the Open Container Law
March 21
PCI Encourages House Action on FSOC Improvement Act
March 20 | Federal
Nebraska Sends Assignment of Benefits Legislation to Governor
March 19 | Nebraska
Houston and Dallas Listed as Worst Cities for Towing Hassles in New Survey; PCI Offers Tips to Help Motorists
March 19 | Texas
Insurers Ready to Help Texans Impacted by Wildfires
March 16 | Texas
PCI Applauds Senate Passage of International Insurance Standards Accountability Provisions in S. 2155
March 14 | Multiple States
Drive Responsibly this St. Patrick’s Day & Avoid Distractions
March 14
Adjust Your Clock, Change Batteries, and Update Insurance
March 7
PCI Board Chair Urges Congress to Pass the State Insurance Regulation Preservation Act
March 7
PCI Urges Indiana's Governor to Sign Workers Compensation Formulary Bill
March 7 | Indiana
Kentucky Senate Moves No-Fault Reform to Help Control Costs for Consumers
March 6 | Kentucky
Final Days of Session: Insurers Launch Video on Importance of Legislation to Combat Distracted Driving in Florida
March 6
Strong Nor’easter Pummels East Coast; PCI Offers Insurance Claims Tips to Help with Winter Storm Recovery
March 5
North American Insurance Associations Affirm Support of NAFTA
March 1
As Spring Flooding Risk Rises, PCI Says Review Insurance to Protect Your Property
March 1

February 2018

Tell Senators to Strengthen South Dakota’s Texting While Driving Law
February 27 | South Dakota
CFA Report on Auto Insurance Pricing is Flawed
February 26
PCI Offers Winter Weather Insurance Recovery Tips
February 23
Severe Storm Season Already Beginning in Several States
February 21
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