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WASHINGTON — The American Insurance Association spent $340,000 in the second quarter to lobby the federal government on disaster preparedness, financial regulatory reform and other issues, according to a recent disclosure report.
That’s down from the $350,000 that the group spent on federal lobbying in the same quarter a year ago, but up slightly from $320,000 in this year’s first quarter.
The American Insurance Association is a property-casualty insurance trade organization based in Washington. The group represents about 300 insurance companies.
According to a July 20 filing with the House clerk’s office, the group lobbied on several proposals aimed at improving disaster preparedness. The association also lobbied on financial regulatory reforms, driver safety proposals and laws involving flood insurance, health care access, workers compensation, and pollution cleanup.
Besides lobbying members of the House and Senate, the association lobbied the Department of Transportation in the April-June period.