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GOP rift holds up terrorism insurance bill

By Jarrad Saffren, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — A bill that would extend legislation with bipartisan and industry support is being held up by internal disagreements among House Republicans, Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., said Wednesday. The legislation protects property owners against financial losses from terrorist attacks, which insurers and developers say is critical to keeping large construction…

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House Committee Unveils TRIA-Extension Bill with 5-Year Term

By Arthur D. Postal, Property Casual 360 The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act would be reauthorized in its present form but with much greater industry liability for five years under legislation to be unveiled today by House Financial Services Committee Republicans. That represents a compromise from an earlier draft, which proposed to extend the current program…