During Fire Prevention Week™, VRSA reminds members: Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!™


Fire Prevention Week, recognized this year from Oct. 6 – 12, has been in existence for more than 90 years. VRSA is excited to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice …

Should you pay a ransom?


By VRSA Chief Information Officer Karen Inman and VRSA Director of Member Services Marcus Hensel Public bodies continue to make headlines for falling victim to ransomware and other cyber-based attacks. While criminals pursue both business and governmental entities, government attacks …

2018 Year in Review


2018 Year in Review 2018 was another great year to be a member of VML Insurance Programs (VMLIP)! Throughout 2018, VMLIP expanded coverages, launched a variety of new initiatives and shifted our staff focus toward increased listening to member needs and relationship building. …

Scooter companies find loopholes


Although cities continue to limit scooters despite strong customer demand, startups are trying to hack the rules with workarounds — such as direct rentals to your doorstep. Read more here.

Retired Smithfield Town Manager Peter Stephenson joins VML Insurance Programs (VMLIP) as Local Government Specialist


Retired Smithfield Town Manager Peter Stephenson has joined VML Insurance Programs (VMLIP) as a Local Government Specialist. In this role, Stephenson, who previously served for more than 10 years on the VMLIP Members’ Supervisory Board, will consult with members to …

Winter Weather Safety


With forecasts for the next 10 days predicting lows in the teens, VML Insurance Programs (VMLIP) reminds employers to share important information on working outdoors in winter weather – safely. VMLIP has a plethora of resources on this subject – …