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As lawmakers struggle with a $2.6 billion budget hole, they're getting a bit of help from, of all people, a travel insurance company in Pennsylvania.
Insurance Company of North America has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle state charges that it sold tens of thousands of unapproved insurance plans to Washington consumers. Many of the plans were for travel insurance.
The money, insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler said, will go into the state's general fund.

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