Tag: Texas Department of Insurance

Hurricane Would Mean Coastal Residents Would Have To Pay More For Insurance on Homes, Cars and Farms

Hurricane Would Mean Coastal Residents Would Have To Pay More For Insurance on Homes, Cars and Farms

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Along with the devastating physical aftermath of the storm, Texas insurance officials have now added another hit for coastal residents – they are going after your pocketbook. Despite strong protests from coastal residents and state legislators, the agency recently passed new rules that are really just a tax on those who live in 14 coastal […]

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Could Texas Windstorm Feud Feed Efforts For Federal Windstorm Program?

Could Texas Windstorm Feud Feed Efforts For Federal Windstorm Program?

| July 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Republican Congressman Farenthold Sends Representative, Democrat Congressional Candidate Fil Vela Attends Windstorm Meetings Windstorm insurance may be a state issue for now but for several years adding wind coverage to the current federal flood insurance program has been under consideration by  federal lawmakers … despite warnings from the Government Accountability Office that adding wind to […]

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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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