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Louisiana Senators Say Agreement Reached on Federal Flood Aid for Homeowners
The Trump administration has agreed to rewrite regulations to help thousands of Louisiana homeowners with damage from the 2016 floods access federal aid, the state’s U.S. senators said Thursday. Republican Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy said that U.S. Housing …

Reliance Global Group Acquires Ohio’s Fortman Insurance
Reliance Global Group Inc. (RELI) through its subsidiary Reliance Global Holdings LLC has completed the previously announced acquisition of Ohio-based Fortman Insurance Agency LLC, for a total purchase price of $4.138 million, consisting of cash and the issuance of restricted …

Summit Risk Advisors Completes $100M Recapitalization with Colbeck
Summit Risk Advisors, previously SEK Holding Company LLC, has completed a $100,000,000 recapitalization and senior debt facility with Colbeck Capital Management to finance the acquisition of nine retail insurance agencies, consolidate ownership and provide a delayed draw facility for future …

Tentative Settlement Reached in Hawaii Brewery Lawsuit
The parent company of a Hawaii brewery has agreed on a tentative settlement with the plaintiffs in a lawsuit over allegations that the company’s packaging and advertising misleads customers. West Hawaii Today reported Tuesday that Craft Brew Alliance Inc., which …

9 Guilty So Far in Massive Washington Fraud Case
Nine people have pleaded guilty in a massive case of fraud in Washington in which the participants smashed cars into each other and committed other staged accidents in four western states to collect more than $6 million from insurance companies. …

PG&E in California 1Q Earnings Beat Wall Street Expectations, Profit of $136M
Pacific Gas & Electric Co.on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $136 million. The San Francisco, Calif.-based company said it had profit of 25 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.04 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street …

Busy Wildfire Season Along West Coast: Forecast
Most of the country can expect a normal wildfire season but residents along the West Coast of the United States should be ready for another busy season, the National Interagency Fire Center said this week. California experienced its deadliest and …

Congressional Budget Office Warns of ‘Potentially Disruptive’ Move to ‘Medicare for All’
Congressional budget experts said this week that moving to a government-run health care system like “Medicare for All” could be complicated and potentially disruptive for Americans. The report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office was a high-level look at the …

Think Bold. Grow Your Human Capital: MarshBerry Commentary
Peter Drucker wrote in The Effective Executive, “An organization that just perpetuates today’s level of vision, excellence and accomplishments has lost the capacity to adapt. And since the one and only thing in human affairs is change, it will not …

Lawsuit Alleges Connecticut School Failed to Protect Student from Assault
A Connecticut school district has been sued by the parents of a 5-year-old boy who say their son was stabbed with a pencil by another student and later sexually assaulted by that same student. The Stamford Advocate reports that the …

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