Insurance stories we're reading

At Plexus, we enjoy reading about insurance -- and we think you will, too. Here are five industry-related stories we are sharing, bookmarking, and scrolling through as the work week rolls on: -- The U.S. House has voted to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program.

-- Do journalists need liability insurance? The Columbia Journalism Review explores what coverage interested writers, editors, and other media personalities might need if they are considering carrying insurance.

-- When the cost of health coverage for retirees was mistakenly omitted from the budget, an Indiana county suddenly realized it had a nearly $6 million deficit on its hands.

-- More than a dozen states now carry cyber liability insurance.

-- Florida legislators are weighing changing the rules regarding "assignment of benefits," where homeowners seeking to make insurance claims give power to contractors to handle all elements of the claims process.