Insurance CEO Criticical Of “Obama’s Overreaching Regulations”

While speaking on a panel hosted by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) on Monday, Sandra Parrillo, president and CEO of Providence Mutual Fire Insurance, advocated for regulations to ensure insurance companies are held accountable to fulfill promises in contracts but advocated against duplicative, expensive, overreaching and unnecessary regulations that serve as a distraction for insurance companies. (00:40)

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Justin Duckham is a Senior Washington Correspondent with the Talk Radio News Service. Justin is a proud alumnus of UC Merced, where he studied History, Philosophy and American Studies. Prior to making the jump to politics in 2008, Justin was a music journalist in California. Follow Justin on Twitter @Jduckham

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