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    • Commissioner Gonzales Announces Weekly Formula Rate July 25, 2017

      Tuesday, July 25, 2017| 9:34pm

      NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today that the maximum effective formula rate of interest in Tennessee is 8.25 percent per annum.

      The rate is based on a ceiling of 4.25 percent over the weekly average prime loan rate of 4.0 percent as published by the Federal Reserve on July 24, 2017.

      Commissioner Gonzales said the rate remains in effect until the average prime loan rate as announced by the Federal Reserve Bank changes. 

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    • TDCI, NAIC Urges Prompt Action on NFIP Reauthorization

      Tuesday, July 25, 2017| 11:30am

      The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) today reiterated that Congress should immediately reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) prior to expiration on Sept. 30. Reauthorization would help avoid short-term extensions and program lapses that create uncertainty in the insurance, housing and lending markets.

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    • Roaring River Dam to Be Removed

      Tuesday, July 25, 2017| 10:29am

      An aging dam on the Roaring River will be removed soon in a multi-organizational effort. The exact date will depend on river conditions and visitors should expect limited access in this area.

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