Insurance Regulation

Publications

, Transport Topics
Louisiana Passes Legislation Aimed at Significant Tort Reform
R.J. Lehmann

From Transport Topics:
The R Street Institute, a Washington-based nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization, said the law represents a compromise approach to tort reform intended…

, BestWire
Louisiana Legislators Push Through Auto Insurance Reform Bill
R.J. Lehmann

From BestWire:
R Street, a pro-tort reform organization, applauded the passage of the legislation, saying the reduction of the jury threshold would reduce shopping for courts viewed as generous to…

, Insurance Journal
R Street Lauds Louisiana Lawmakers for Passing Auto Insurance Reform Bill
R.J. Lehmann

From Insurance Journal:
The R Street Institute, a non-profit public policy research organization based in Washington, D.C., says the Louisiana Legislature’s passage of a bill aimed at lowering…

R Street Commends Louisiana Legislature on Passing Needed Insurance Reform
R.J. Lehmann

WASHINGTON (July 1, 2020) – The R Street Institute today congratulated the Louisiana State Legislature on closing its special session with passage of a pair of reforms that reflect a positive…

, Fox & Hounds
Assembly gives market-based insurance reforms a try
Steven Greenhut & R.J. Lehmann

California’s Legislature is hardly a bastion of free-market thinking and the state’s insurance markets are the most tightly regulated ones in the nation. So it was as encouraging as it was…

, Washington Examiner
Republicans look to save Obama climate change program threatened by pandemic
R.J. Lehmann

From Washington Examiner:

“This is a program Republicans absolutely should go to bat for because it’s a step toward realigning resources toward investing in mitigation to avoid disasters, rather…

Letter to California State Assembly, SUPPORT: AB 2167
Steven Greenhut

The R Street Institute wishes to express its support for Assembly Bill 2167, which helps provide a market-based mechanism to encourage insurers to provide residential coverage in high-risk areas. A…

Letter to California Assembly GO Committee, SUPPORT: SB 292
Steven Greenhut

The R Street Institute wishes to express its support for Senate Bill 292, which helps provide a market-based mechanism to encourage insurers to provide residential coverage in high-risk areas. A…

, American Viewpoints
Podcast: Insurance Companies, Layers, and Government, Oh My! The Debate Over Who Covers Business Losses In Pandemics
R.J. Lehmann

From American Viewpoints:

R. Street Institute’s RJ Lehmann informs about proposed changes being made for the insurance industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes relate to…

, Insurance Journal
Tort Reform Could Move Louisiana Closer to a Passing Grade
R.J. Lehmann

For two years in a row, Louisiana has had the ignoble distinction of finishing dead last, with a grade of “F,” in the R Street Institute’s annual report card of the insurance regulatory environment…