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America's Debt Crisis

April 5, 2013 The Acorn: Drew Shows Documentary "Overdraft"; Highlights Key American Economic Issues
February 25, 2013 The Review: "Overdraft" Sparks Discussion
February 25, 2013 The Ticker: Travelers Institute Hosts Deficit Documentary at Baruch
February 25, 2013 The Trinity Tripod: "Overdraft" Documentary Screening Facilitates Discussion of National Deficit
February 2013 CBIA News: Economic Outlook Hinges on Fiscal Choices: State’s Defense Industry on Edge Over Sequestration Decision
January 4, 2013 Connecticut Business & Industry Association: Fiscal Cliff Just the Beginning for State's Defense Industries
December 27, 2012 Connecticut Business & Industry Association: Federal Reserve’s Cumming, Travelers' Woodward Headline 2013 Economic Summit
October 16, 2012 The Daily Campus: Documentary Screening Sparks Discussion
October 9, 2012 The Daily Pennsylvanian: PBS Documentary 'Overdraft' Explores U.S. Debt Situation
September 2012 Charlotte Magazine: Bill Clinton's Lesson to Big Spenders
August 21, 2012 Charlotte Viewpoint: Do Not Pass Go; Do Not Collect 15 Trillion Dollars
June 15, 2012 The Charlotte Observer: Debt Documentary Airs on WTVI

Small Business Advocacy

July 19, 2012 Being Entrepreneurs Themselves, Agents Can Offer More Than Insurance to Small Businesses
June 10, 2012 Bloomberg.com: Let Start-ups Start Out Tax Free
October 12, 2011 The Latino Coalition’s 2011 Southern California Economic Summit Forges Strong Partnerships, Links Communities, and Offers Resources for Small Businesses
July 21, 2010 American Agent & Broker: Small Businesses Skimp on Risk Management
June 28, 2010 Inc.: Small Businesses Unprepared for Severe Weather
June 27, 2010 The Miami Herald: Is Your Business Prepared for a Hurricane?
June 7, 2010 National Underwriter: Small Firms Lack Disaster Planning, Don't Consult Agents, Travelers Finds

Coastal Challenges

January 20, 2012 The Miami Herald: Market Solution
September 2, 2011 The Wall Street Journal: Let's Fix Insurance Before the Next Big Hurricane Hits
July 18, 2011 St. Petersburg Times: National Catastrophe Fund Overdue
January 24, 2011 Press-Register: Federal Coastal Insurance Reform Prospects Dim After November Elections
October 10, 2010 Press-Register: Insight: In Natural Disasters, Hope is Not a Strategy
October 9, 2010 Press-Register: Insurance Company Pushes for Stronger Construction, Coastal Market Changes
June 28, 2010 Inc.: Small Businesses Unprepared for Severe Weather
June 27, 2010 The Miami Herald: Is Your Business Prepared for a Hurricane?
April 16, 2010 Mobile Press-Register: The Mississippi Press - Letter: No Subsidy for Insurance Companies
April 11, 2010 Gulfport Sun Herald - Wicker's Footwork is a Needed Step on Insurance
April 10, 2010 Rough Notes - Creating Safer Coastlines
April 9, 2010 Biloxi-Gulfport Sun Herald - Wicker Prods Dodd to Work on Insurance
April 9, 2010 Mississippi Business Journal - Travelers Executive Presents Coast Plan
April 9, 2010 The Mississippi Press - Chaney Sees Merit in Insurance Backup Plan
April 8, 2010 WLOX - High Cost of Insurance Highlights Roundtable
December 10, 2009 Custom Home Magazine - Pilot Insurance Program Rewards Fortified Homes
December 8, 2009 Risk Management Monitor - New Option for Gulf State Homeowners Insurance EcoHome Magazine.com - Travelers Launches Coastal Insurance Pilot Program for Fortified Homes
December 7, 2009 BestWire - Travelers to Begin Writing Fortified Homes on US Coasts
October 30, 2009 Associated Press - SC Symposium Focuses on Climate Change Risk
July 18, 2009 Mississippi Press - Storm Policy Ideas Floated
July 17, 2009 Associated Press - Insurer Proposes Hurricane Rate Regulation Change
April 25, 2009 Hartford Courant - Travelers Helps Form Coastal Storms Coalition
April 24, 2009 New York Times - Groups See Added Risks From Change in Climate
April 23, 2009 National Underwriter - Group Unveils Blueprint To Save Billions From Hurricanes
February 6, 2009 The Sun Herald - Travelers Pitches Insurance for Coastal Areas
August 27, 2007 Wall Street Journal editorial - Before the Next 'Big One' Hits

Disaster Preparedness

October 10, 2010 Press-Register: Insight: In Natural Disasters, Hope is Not a Strategy
Summer 2010 Risk Management Review: Travelers, Inc. Establishes $1.25m Fund for Research on Risk Management and Leadership at Wharton
July 21, 2010 American Agent & Broker: Small Businesses Skimp on Risk Management
June 28, 2010 Inc.: Small Businesses Unprepared for Severe Weather
June 27, 2010 The Miami Herald: Is Your Business Prepared for a Hurricane?
June 7, 2010 National Underwriter: Small Firms Lack Disaster Planning, Don't Consult Agents, Travelers Finds
April 11, 2010 Gulfport Sun Herald - Wicker's Footwork is a Needed Step on Insurance
April 10, 2010 Rough Notes - Creating Safer Coastlines

Climate & the Environment

November 4, 2009 ClimateWire - Insurers Hit the Road to Limit Climate Risk
October 30, 2009 Associated Press - SC Symposium Focuses on Climate Change Risk
April 24, 2009 New York Times - Groups See Added Risks From Change in Climate

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