Illinois Car Insurance Companies Could Not Ask For Zip Codes Under Proposed Law

Illinois Car Insurance Companies Could Not Ask For Zip Codes Under Proposed Law

Two state senators plan to soon introduce a law that would prohibit car insurance companies from using zip codes to determine premiums. The announcement from state senators Jacqueline Collins and Daniel Biss comes after a recent investigation found widespread racial bias among insurers in Illinois. WBEZ’s Benjamin Payne reports.