201412.14
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Joint Trades Group Calls for TRIA Passage

December 14, 2014 United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator: The undersigned organizations, representing businesses of all sizes and industry sectors, strongly encourage the Senate to pass S.2244, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014, as passed by the House, without additional amendments before the Senate adjourns. TRIA is a critical public-private partnership that facilitates…

201412.10
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CIAT Statement on House-Passed TRIA Reauthorization Proposal

WASHINGTON, DC — Coalition to Insure Against Terrorism (CIAT) spokesman Marty DePoy released the following statement on House passage of a proposal to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which was approved with overwhelming bipartisan support in a vote of 417-7: “CIAT applauds the House for overwhelmingly approving a bill to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk…

201411.20
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Economic Experts, Policymakers and Business Leaders Rally in Support of TRIA Extension

WASHINGTON, DC — As expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) nears, a growing number of federal policymakers, defense experts, economic analysts and national organizations are calling for an immediate, long-term extension of the law. The Coalition to Insure Against Terrorism (CIAT) met with congressional leaders yesterday to urge them to move quickly to…

201411.19
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CIAT Leaders Storm Capitol Hill to Urge Immediate TRIA Reauthorization

WASHINGTON, DC — The Coalition to Insure Against Terrorism (CIAT) will be on Capitol Hill today urging members of Congress to quickly approve a long-term reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). CIAT members will discuss the vital role TRIA plays in the nation’s economic and national security with dozens of member offices, placing…

201411.12
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TRIA Renewal Critical to US Economy

WASHINGTON, DC — In an op-ed published in today’s Washington Times, Ed Walter, CEO and President of Host Hotels and Resorts and member of the Coalition to Insure Against Terrorism (CIAT), underscores the critical importance of extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) before the law expires at the end of 2014. Only a handful of legislative days…

201411.06
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AH&LA, 80+ Hotel Organizations Call on House Leadership to Pass TRIA Now

Washington, D.C. – November 6, 2014 – In the wake of the midterm elections, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), along with more than 80 other hotel industry groups including hotel brands, management companies, real estate investment trusts  REITs), owners and state hotel associations, called on the House of Representatives to get back to work and pass the…

201410.09
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Reauthorize TRIA Now: A One-Year Extension Would Further Threaten Our Economy

Despite clear consensus in Congress that the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) must be reauthorized, the issue somehow remains in limbo. This has already hurt the economy: the TRIA Program works solely on the basis of private insurers’ willingness to write such insurance, and questions about the program’s future are destabilizing. A one year (or shorter) stop-gap extension of TRIA actually exacerbates the problem. Insurers and their business customers need greater certainty to function properly, especially where long-term financing is involved. Kicking the can down the road to next year will, experts agree, sacrifice economic growth.

201409.11
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What’s new with TRIA? Nothing at all

BY ARTHUR D. POSTAL, PROPERTYCASUALTY360.COM WASHINGTON—There appears to be no momentum for House action on legislation reauthorizing the federal backstop on terrorism risk insurance during the current two-week session. The current version of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act sunsets Dec. 31. But, Congress is expected to be out of session from Sept. 19th until after the mid-term…

201409.11
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CIAT: Changing Terrorism Threats Highlight Need for TRIA Reauthorization

Washington, DC – The Coalition to Insure Against Terrorism (CIAT) today recognized the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks and highlighted the critical role the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) has played in providing economic stability in the face of ongoing national security threats. Since the savage attacks of 9/11, the threat of terrorism…

201409.10
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CIAT urges Congress to complete TRIA reauthorization

WASHINGTON, DC — As Congress returns to Washington after the August recess, the Coalition to Insure Against Terrorism (CIAT) today urged the House to work quickly to pass legislation reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). “With only a handful of legislative days remaining before the November elections, Congress must move quickly to approve legislation that will ensure…

201409.08
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More than 500 businesses and industry organizations signed a letter urging Members of the House of Representatives to swiftly reauthorize TRIA

September 8, 2014 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: In April, many of America’s major employers from a broad range of organizations across the nation joined in a letter to Congress strongly urging that the body move swiftly to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) which is currently set to expire…