Insurance news in Texas includes a new commissioner

Texas Terrorism Insurance news

Julia Rathgeber will now take the place of Eleanor Kitzman, whose last day was on Monday. Texas Governor Rick Perry has just announced the latest insurance news, that he has appointed Julia Rathgeber as the new state commissioner, as a replacement was needed for Eleanor Kitzman, whose time in the position ended at the close of the 2013 session. Rathgeber has been the long time aide to Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst. Now, Rathgeber, who is from Austin and had been the deputy chief of staff for the lieutenant governor until…

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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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Homeowners insurance policyholders in Texas face highest premiums

Texas homeowners Insurance

Residents of the state are paying the largest amount for their coverage when compared to all other states. According to recently released data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), residents of Texas are still paying the highest premiums for their homeowners insurance coverage. Though this remains the case, two other states on the Gulf Coast have rates that are nearly as high. In 2010, the average annual premiums paid by Texas homeowners insurance customers for the most commonly sold policy had been listed at $1,560. That amount was…

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