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Rep. Farenthold’s Statement on the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act

Rep. Farenthold’s Statement on the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, January 7, 2015, Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) released the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 23, the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act:  “Today, I voted to reauthorize the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act (NWIRA). This is a program that provides greater taxpayer transparency while reducing the cost of future windstorm […]

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Coastal Resident Georgia Neblett To Head TWIA Board

Coastal Resident Georgia Neblett To Head TWIA Board

| March 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Georgia Neblett, a longtime coastal resident from Port Aransas, has been named as chair of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association board. Neblett, who has served on the TWIA board since 2006, replaces Mike Gerik, the Executive Vice President with the Texas Farm Bureau in Waco, who will serve as the secretary-treasurer for the board. Coastal […]

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Former Corpus Christi Rep. Gene Seaman Appointed To TWIA board

Former Corpus Christi Rep. Gene Seaman Appointed To TWIA board

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Some criticize the insurance agent appointment because it is supposed to represent consumers Former State Rep. Gene Seaman has been named to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Board but his appointment is already drawing some criticism – even from the editorial page editor at Seaman’s hometown newspaper.  Others say that Seaman, an insurance agent, was […]

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KITZMAN SETS OFF STORM OF PROTEST OVER COMMENTS ON TEXAS WINDSTORM

KITZMAN SETS OFF STORM OF PROTEST OVER COMMENTS ON TEXAS WINDSTORM

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Texas Insurance Commissioner Eleanor Kitzman may have thought she had it tough in South Carolina – where she was fired by one governor before being hired by another, and then resigned six months later after a tumultuous tenure as head of the state’s budget board. But that’s nothing compared to the firestorm brewing in the […]

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