PRIMA RiskWatch
Nov. 15, 2012

Tomorrow is the last day to apply for PRIMA's LDC!
Make a difference in the future of your association — apply to serve on PRIMA's Leadership Development Committee! This important committee helps select candidates to hold seats on PRIMA's board of directors. The deadline is Friday, Nov. 16, so don't delay!More

Flood insurance faces new stress
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The federal government's flood insurance program, which fell $18 billion into debt after Hurricane Katrina, is once again at risk of running out of money as the daunting reconstruction from Superstorm Sandy gets under way.More

Nevada quietly moves ahead on health law
Kaiser Health News
Sandy Parcells is one of more than a half million Nevadans who are uninsured. She recently waited at the Sierra Nevada Health Center in Carson City for a follow-up appointment. "I tried absolutely everything I could do to get some medical attention, and these guys were the only ones who could help me out" said Parcells.More

Public safety plan for F1 will be extensive, officials say, but cost remains unclear
Austin American-Statesman
With the U.S. Grand Prix barely a week away in Austin, Texas, city and county officials detailed the massive public safety presence planned at the track and for related festivities downtown. Less clear is how much all of it is going to cost.More

Family sues Board of Probation and Parole for liability in officer's death
The Philadelphia Inquirer via
The family of Moses Walker Jr., the Philadelphia police officer killed in an attempted stickup in August, recently filed a federal lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, saying state officials caused Walker's death by allowing his alleged killer to roam the streets when he should have been behind bars.More

Missouri, Kansas reject state-run health insurance exchanges
KaiserHealth via
Immediately after the presidential election, and more than a week ahead of the Nov. 16 deadline, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, announced he had made up his mind. The state would not be setting up its own health insurance exchange.More

Indianapolis to update residents displaced by recent explosion
As the investigation into the deadly explosion on the south side of Indianapolis continues, the city is hoping to answer questions for the nearly three dozen families who still haven't been allowed to return to their homes, but Citizens Energy was providing little information publicly.More