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Asbestos Bill Makes Sense It was good news indeed for the insurance industry and risk managers to hear that Congress might be ready to seriously consider legislation to resolve the increasingly messy asbestos litigation controversy.

As this editorial went to press, there was not yet a formal piece of legislation drafted. But Julie Rochman, senior vice president of public affairs for the Washington-based American Insurance Association, which is a key player in the asbestos initiative, tells NU that the basics will be relatively straightforward.

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