Posts Tagged ‘ regulation ’

Health care premium review considered in Statehouse

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March 16, 2011

Progress Illinois reports a bill to require health insurance providers to report premium rates to the Illinois Department of Insurance is a “no brainer,” noting that insurance rates in the state have increased 181 percent since 2005. Sponsored by Illinois Rep. Greg Harris, the bill, HB 1501 provides that insurers file the base rates...
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Craft brewers redefined in legislation by Harris

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March 14, 2011

Legislation that proposes allowing small craft brewers to self-distribute their product is moving through the Statehouse. The bill, HB 205, would allow brewers of less than 60K barrels of beer annually to obtain a distribution license. The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild claims small brewers need self distribution to survive. The bill was opposed by...
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