Hyundai, General Motors, Mitsubishi and Volvo announce recalls

Hyundai, General Motors, Mitsubishi and Volvo announce recalls

(Westlake Village, CA – Insurance News and Markets) – Nearly 700,000 vehicles  have been recalled for safety issues between four different automakers. Hyundai has recalled 570,000 vehicles manufactured between 2009 and 2012, while General Motors (GM), Mitsubishi and Volvo also issued recalls. Owners of Hyundai Accent vehicles in model years 2009-2011 may be notified after […]

CFO Atwater issues statement on Senate not voting on Iran deal

CFO Atwater issues statement on Senate not voting on Iran deal

(Tallahassee, FL – Insurance News and Markets) -In September, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater issued a statement regarding the U.S. Senate and its failure to vote on the Iran deal. The following is his statement: “This week, I have watched the actions of the United States Senate in bitter disappointment. In what has become […]

Department of Labor announces grants

Department of Labor announces grants

(Washington, DC – Insurance News and Markets) – The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded more than $39 million to 45 states and territories in efforts to enhance unemployment programs and reduce misclassification of employees as independent contractors. The grants fall into three categories: Program Integrity and Performance Improvement Consortium Projects Worker Misclassification Grants Program […]

Funding for Low and No Emission transit vehicles is available from FTA

Funding for Low and No Emission transit vehicles is available from FTA

(Washington, D.C. – Insurance News and Markers) – Getting more low- and no-emission vehicles on the road is a priority of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA). In order to achieve this goal, the FTA has released $22.5 million in funds for the Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo), to […]

Funding for Low and No Emission transit vehicles is available from FTA

Funding for Low and No Emission transit vehicles is available from FTA

(Washington, D.C. – Insurance News and Markers) – Getting more low- and no-emission vehicles on the road is a priority of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA). In order to achieve this goal, the FTA has released $22.5 million in funds for the Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo), to […]

High numbers of veterans become commercial drivers with USDOT/FMCSA program

High numbers of veterans become commercial drivers with USDOT/FMCSA program

(Washington, DC – Insurance News and Markets) – Thousands of veterans and active-duty military personnel have moved into commercial truck and bus driving jobs after obtaining a waiver of the skills portion of the commercial drivers license exam, though the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Military Skills Test Waiver Program. […]

New York banks ordered to comply with abandoned property law

New York banks ordered to comply with abandoned property law

(New York, NY – Insurance News and Markets) – After banks in New York State issued public notices regarding unclaimed account finds that do not comply with the state’s abandoned property law or are not clear, the New York State Department of Financial Services has ordered those banks to comply and make it easier for […]