<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - black%20forest%20fire]]> http://gazette.com/rss/black%20forest%20fire Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:31:48 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Insurance issues arising from disasters bring little regulatory change to Colorado]]> http://gazette.com/insurance-issues-arising-from-disasters-bring-little-regulatory-change-to-colorado/article/1555296?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/insurance-issues-arising-from-disasters-bring-little-regulatory-change-to-colorado/article/1555296?custom_click=rss

The Colorado Division of Insurance, the regulatory agency charged with protecting consumers, has emerged from years of wildfires and floods with few tools to help it track market health in the state, and remains relatively powerless.

Colorado residents are more or less where they were three years ago, before a spate of wildfires around the state - on their own, with few laws preventing insurance companies from canceling or not renewing insurance policies due to wildfire risk.

Meanwhile, other disaster-wracked states adopted laws that allow regulators to track the state of homeowner insurance policies.

Colorado's division relies on license fees and insurance premium taxes to fill its budget, making it dependent on the

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