Legislators Consider 20 Years of Unclaimed Life Insurance Policies

Illinois legislators are considering whether to force insurance companies to find beneficiaries of unclaimed life insurance policies going back 20 years. A new law already makes the companies look for beneficiaries of clients who die from this year onward.

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Pottawattamie County Shelter reunited several pets with owners last week

Dr. Barb Lee with Valley View Vet Clinic will be on site to provide your pets with rabies vaccinations for $10, FVRCP, DHPP, Leukemia, Leptospira and Bordetella vaccinations for $15, and she will be micro-chipping cats and dogs for $25.

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Mortgage insurance premium reduction to take effect

Borrowers could potentially save hundreds under the new mortgage insurance premium reduction set to take effect later this month.

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Helping Your Pets Survive The Cold

So once again, we need to talk about the special challenges for pet owners that winter weather presents. Fortunately, most of the basic rules for keeping your pets safe and healthy in winter are just plain common sense. If you can, keep your cats inside.

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Health briefs published Wednesday, Jan. 18

To list or change an item in the Health Briefs, send an email to irstaff@helenair.com. The deadline is Friday at 5 p.m. for Wednesday's edition.

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Mortgage rates are fuelling the generational wealth inbalance

On that day in the high street, mulling over the disposable income these two-decades older people seemed to have, despite possibly being on lower actual incomes than my own, I worked out why: the low mortgage interest rates for those with lots of

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House subcommittee kills McAuliffe-backed proposal to repeal voter photo ID law

A Virginia House of Delegates subcommittee killed a bill to repeal the state's voter photo ID law early Tuesday morning, making short work of a legislative proposal Gov.

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Insurable Interest Found In Life Insurance Policies Procured By Investors Through Fraudulent STOLI Scheme

The Florida Supreme Court recently held that life insurance policies procured by investors through a STOLI scheme did not violate Florida's insurable interest statute and could not be challenged after the two-year contestability period expired.

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Local governments released from certain freeway cost-sharing mandates

Marty Knollenberg (R-Troy), adjusts a 1951 law known as Act 51, which had set out statewide road funding guidelines under a line item evaluation. Cities and villages with populations over 25,000 had to return a portion of their commitment to freeway

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Negotiating Cyber Insurance

Most companies with cyber insurance policies have payout limits of $10 million to $25 million, according to a survey by Aon.

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