Month: November 2018

CVS Says It Closed on Deal to Buy Aetna But Judge Balks

In an surprising pierce on Thursday, a sovereign decider lifted a awaiting of not commendatory CVS Health Corp.’s understanding to buy insurer Aetna Inc., that sealed progressing this week, during a slight apportionment of a authorised process. Judge Richard Leon of a U.S. District Court for a District of...

New Virginia Building Code Could Alter Coastal Neighborhoods

A law in Virginia’s new building formula could change a demeanour and feel of some neighborhoods nearby a state’s seashore in a entrance decades. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that a change will impact some of a Hampton Roads region’s historic, middle neighborhoods that are in high-risk inundate zones. Newly...

Hartford InsurTech Hub Announces 2019 Cohort of Startups

Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp, has denounced a 2019 conspirator of startups for a acceleration program. The comparison startups cover a operation of abilities, from skill word claims to peer-to-peer word (P2P). The 10 teams, comparison from some-more than 230 applications, will immigrate to Hartford, Conn., prepared for...

North Carolina Requests $8.8B in Florence Recovery Funds from Congress

North Carolina’s administrator is seeking Congress for some-more sovereign appropriation to redeem from Hurricane Florence, observant a sum $8.8 billion requested is allied to a assistance Washington has supposing for other disasters given Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday asked congressional budget-writers and a state’s congressional...

Beck to Become Next Georgia Insurance Commissioner

Georgia Republican and former emissary word commissioner Jim Beck has been inaugurated as a state’s subsequent word commissioner, according to final choosing results. In a tighten competition opposite word representative Janice Laws in a state choosing to reinstate Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, who decided not to find re-election...

Company Building West Virginia Pipeline Fined $122K for Environmental Violations

A association building a healthy gas tube in West Virginia has concluded to compensate $122,350 for environmental violations. The Charleston Gazette-Mail cited a agree sequence done open Monday in stating that Columbia Gas Transmission concluded to compensate a volume to a West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection for 16...

J.M. Wilson Promotes Silverman to Transportation Underwriter in South Carolina

J.M. Wilson has promoted Cassandra Silverman to Transportation underwriter in a North Charleston, S.C., office. Silverman is obliged for underwriting new and renovation business, analogous with conduit underwriters, and aiding eccentric agents in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Silverman has been with J.M. Wilson given Jun of...

Democrats, Republicans Tentatively Agree on Farm Bill with Crop Insurance, Food Stamps

Democrats and Republicans pronounced they reached a indeterminate understanding on plantation legislation after jettisoning argumentative work mandate for food stamp recipients demanded by President Donald Trump and conservatives in a House. Lawmakers pronounced Thursday they design both chambers to take adult a legislation as shortly as subsequent week after...

Judges Weigh Consolidating Firefighting Foam, Other Water Chemical Lawsuits

Creating a vast lawsuit over cancer-linked chemicals found in around a third of Americans’ celebration H2O got a doubtful accepting in sovereign justice Thursday. A row of 7 judges in Manhattan regularly asked either cases opposite a U.S. should be consolidated, given that they might have dealt with opposite...

Democrats’ Climate Change Concern Ebbs When Congress Faces Flood Insurance

A Congressional stand-off over inundate word highlights a problem of enacting a form of reforms urged final week in a U.S. supervision news on meridian change — even for Democrats, who embraced a report’s findings. The heavily gladdened National Flood Insurance Program, that provides subsidized coverage for homes in...