Insurance news from Texas includes commissioner leaving role

Insurance news - Eleanor Kitzman Texas Insurance Commissioner

Eleanor Kitzman has announced that she will no longer be maintaining her role in the regulatory agency. Insurance news is being made at the head of the Texas regulatory agency as Eleanor Kitzman has announced to her staff that she will no longer be continuing in her role as the state’s commissioner. Today is the final day of her time as a commissioner as it is the closing date of the legislative session. Kitzman is not able to continue serving after today, as it is the last day of the…

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Texas Windstorm Insurance Association at the heart of new controversy

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

Email about Texas Windstorm Insurance Association sparks turmoil There is turmoil in Texas after an internal email from the state’s Department of Insurance suggests that property insurance rates may be on the rise. According to the email, which comes from Insurance Commissioner Eleanor Kitzman, the agency is weighing its options with the beleaguered Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and may be looking to raise rates on properties along the Gulf Coast to help remedy the organization’s financial troubles. The email has raised concerns amongst consumers, advocacy groups, private insurance companies, and…

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