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Press Releases

  • CFA Urges Congress to Consider Extraordinary Levels of Capital Growth in Renewal of Terrorism Insurance, 05/08/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Calls on Representatives to Reject Flood Insurance Bill and Study Ending or Overhauling Federal Flood Program, 07/15/10. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Urge Congress Not to Cut Insurance Protections, 10/14/09. (PDF)
  • Consumer Representatives Oppose Finance Committee Proposal to Give Health Insurance Authority to National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 09/30/09. (PDF)
  • CBO Estimate Finds Terrorism Insurance Expansion Would Cost Taxpayers Tens of Billions, 09/07/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer and Civil Rights Groups Reject Federal Report on Insurance Credit Scoring, 07/24/07. (PDF)
  • CFA to State Leaders: Don't Drop the Ball in Preparing for End of Nation's Terrorism Insurance Law, 01/13/06. (PDF)
  • Comments of J. Robert Hunter, Director of Insurance, on the Agreement to Renew a Less Generous Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), 12/19/05. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation Opposes House Legislation to Expand Insurance Industry Subsidies Under Terror Insurance Law, 12/07/05. (PDF)
  • Pressure Building on Congress to Establish Taxpayer-Funded Catastrophe Insurance Program, 11/15/05. (PDF)
  • Congressional Debate on Future of Terror Insurance Law Begins – CFA Urges Senate to End Unjustified Taxpayer Subsidies to Insurance Industry, 11/02/05. (PDF)
  • New Report Urges Congress to Wean Insurance Industry from Taxpayer-Paid Terrorism Insurance Subsidies, 07/26/05. (PDF)
  • Statement of J. Robert Hunter on Release of the Treasury Department's Study on the Future of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, 06/30/05. (PDF)
  • Consumer, Labor, Civil Rights and Community Groups Join Forces to Oppose House Insurance Deregulation Bill ("SMART" Act), 05/03/05. (PDF)
  • As Spitzer Insurance Investigation Widens, CFA Calls On Congress To Unleash the Federal Trade Commission, Kill Deregulatory Proposals, 10/27/04. (PDF)
  • Insurance Industry Is Deceiving Congress About Need to Extend Terror Insurance Law Prematurely, 08/12/04. (PDF)
  • CFA To Congress: Rushing to Renew Terror Insurance Law Will Harm Taxpayers, 07/01/04. (Read More)
  • CFA Study Finds No Need to Keep Taxpayers on the Hook for Billions in Terrorism Insurance Losses, 04/19/04. (Read More)

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Studies

  • Weaning the Insurance Industry and Large Commercial Policyholders from Taxpayer Subsidies under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, 07/26/05. (PDF)
  • The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act: Should It Be Renewed?, 04/19/04. (PDF)

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Testimony and Comments

  • Statement of CFA's Robert Hunter Before the FIO Regarding Consumer Protection Needs in Insurance Regulation, 12/9/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to the FIO on How to Improve the Insurance Regulation System,12/7/11.(PDF)
  • Testimony of Travis Plunkett before the Senate Banking Committee on Reevaluating the National Flood Insurance Program, 06/23/11. (PDF)
  • CFA: Legislation Extending National Flood Insurance Program Should Also Study How to End or Overhaul Program, 9/23/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Secretary Shinseki to Take Action Against Life Insurers Denying Cash Payouts to Service Members' Families, 08/02/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Secretary Gates to Take Action Against Life Insurers Denying Cash Payouts to Service Members' Families, 07/29/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges U.S. House of Representatives to Oppose HR 5114, the Flood Insurance Reform Priorities Act of 2010, 07/14/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Calls for the Provision of Insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program to be Ended or Overhauled to Include Significant Private Market Participation, 07/12/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Opposition to Multiple Peril Insurance Act, 04/26/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Supports HR 4626, the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, 02/24/10. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Support HR 3596, the Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act, 10/20/09. (PDF)
  • J. Robert Hunter testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Antitrust Issues in the Insurance Industry, 10/14/09. (PDF)
  • Consumer Letter Urging CFPA Authority over Credit-Related Insurance Products, 07/29/09. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Travis Plunkett, Senate Banking; Regulatory Modernization: Perspectives on Insurance, 07/28/09. (PDF)
  • Testimony of J. Robert Hunter Regarding Federal Government Insurance Oversight, 05/14/09. (PDF)
  • Testimony of J. Robert Hunter before the Senate Banking Committee regarding Modernizing Insurance Regulation, 03/17/09. (PDF)
  • Principles for Protecting Consumers and Taxpayers Under a Federal Catastrophe Insurance Program, 12/05/08. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Travis Plunkett on the State of the Insurance Industry before the Senate Banking Committee, 07/29/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Supports Insurance Information Act of 2008, H.R. 5840, 07/08/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Supports Risk Retention Act Expansion, H.R. 5792, 07/08/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Support for Flood Insurance Bill (S. 2284), Opposes Amendments to Cover Wind Losses or to Offer Subsidies to Insurers for Catastrophe Insurances, 05/06/08. (PDF)
  • Testimony of J. Robert Hunter on Insurance Regulatory Reform before the House Financial Services Committee, 10/30/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Supports Flood Insurance Reform Legislation, Opposes Schumer Amendment in Banking Committee Markup, 10/16/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Opposes Schumer TRIA Amendments in Banking Committee Markup, 10/16/07. (PDF)
  • J. Robert Hunter's Testimony on Flood Insurance before the Senate Banking Committee, 10/02/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Opposition to Costly and Harmful Flood Insurance Expansion, H.R. 3121, 09/27/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation Urges 'No' on Terrorism Insurance Subsidies in H.R. 2761, 09/18/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Opposes Unnecessary Terror Insurance Subsidies in H.R. 2761, 07/23/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Opposition to Multiple Peril Insurance Act of 2007, 07/17/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter to Rep. Barney Frank and Rep. Spencer Bachus Regarding Flood Insurance "Write Your Own" Insurance Companies, 03/12/07. (PDF)
  • Testimony of CFA's J. Robert Hunter before the Senate Committee on Judiciary Regarding the McCarran-Ferguson Act: Implications of Repealing the Insurers' Antitrust Exemption, 03/07/07. (PDF)
  • Testimony of CFA's Travis Plunkett and J. Robert Hunter before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on Examining the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, 02/28/07. (PDF)
  • Testimony of CFA's Travis Plunkett before the House Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity on Catastrophe Insurance: Is America's Housing Market Prepared for the next Natural Catastrophe?, 06/28/06. (PDF)
  • Testimony of CFA's J. Robert Hunter before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the McCarran-Ferguson Act: Implications of Repealing the Insurer's Antitrust Exemption, 06/21/06. (PDF)
  • CFA supports Dayton-Lott "Honesty is the Best Insurance Policy Act," 05/19/06. (PDF)
  • Testimony of CFA's J. Robert Hunter before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity on Title Insurance Cost and Competition, 04/26/06. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges State Leadership on Terrorism Insurance after TRIA Renewal, 01/05/06. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Opposition to H.R. 4314's Generous Insurance Subsidy, which would harm taxpayers and consumers, 12/07/05. (PDF)
  • Principles for Protecting Consumers and Taxpayers Under a Federal Catastrophe Insurance Program, 11/15/05. (PDF)
  • CFA urges Senate to End or Sharply Scale Back Unnecessary Terrorism Insurance Subsidy, 11/01/05. (PDF)
  • Testimony of CFA's J. Robert Hunter before the Senate Banking Committee on Oversight of the National Flood Insurance Program, 10/18/05. (PDF)
  • Weaning the Insurance Industry and Large Commercial Policyholders from Taxpayer Subsidies under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, 07/26/05. (PDF)
  • Consumer, Labor, Civil Rights and Community Groups Join Forces to Oppose House Insurance Deregulation Bill, 05/02/05. (PDF)
  • Testimony of CFA's Robert Hunter before the Senate Banking Committee on Oversight of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, 04/11/05. (PDF)
  • Testimony of CFA's Robert Hunter on Insurance Brokerage Practices before the Senate Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Management, 11/15/04. (PDF)

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