Tag: Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

Dewhurst Wants to Shut Down the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

Dewhurst Wants to Shut Down the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst urged a state senate committee on Tuesday to explore shutting down the state’s coastal windstorm insurance provider, saying if Texas ever was hit with severe hurricanes in a single year, the state could be on the hook for the billions of dollars in claims. In a statement Dewhurst said, “I’m […]

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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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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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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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