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  • State insurance chief: Do 'checkup' for hurricane season

    May 28, 2017 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is urging Louisiana residents to do an "insurance checkup" ahead of next week's start of hurricane season. He says people should talk to their insurance agents to make sure they know what their named-storm and hurricane deductibles are in their homeowner and rental... more »
  • Officials predict 2.7 percent cut in La. worker's comp rates

    October 31, 2015 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State officials say workers' compensation insurance rates in Louisiana are likely to drop next year by 2.7 percent. The Department of Insurance and the Louisiana Workforce Commission say the cut was recommended by the National Council on Compensation Insurance. It is expected to take effect May 1... more »
  • Another candidate jumps in La. insurance commissioner race

    August 27, 2015 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has picked up another challenge to his fall re-election bid. Charlotte McDaniel McGehee, a Democrat and lawyer from Baton Rouge, announced her candidacy this week. In a statement, McGehee described herself as a business owner and working mother who knows "the challenges... more »
  • Little-claimed Citizens insurance rebate lowered

    August 3, 2015 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Everyone in Louisiana who buys property insurance will lose 28 percent of a tax credit they can get for covering the debt of the state's property insurer of last resort. In addition, the reduction is retroactive, meaning those who failed to file for the tax credit over the... more »
  • East Feliciana residents to see drop in fire insurance rates

    June 17, 2015 4:10 AM

    CLINTON- Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon says some East Feliciana Parish residents will see a drop in fire insurance rates. Homeowners living in Jackson, outside of Jackson corporate limits, and Wilson, outside of the Wilson corporate limits, can expect significant reductions in their fire insurance premiums. The reduced rates... more »
  • Louisiana taxpayers leave unclaimed money on the table Play Video

    March 10, 2015 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tax time is here, and many Louisiana taxpayers could be leaving some money on the table. Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon stopped by 2une In this morning with some important tax reminders. "53% of the money that's available to be taken advantage of either as a... more »
  • Louisiana insurance commissioner gets election opponent

    March 2, 2015 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has picked up a challenger to his re-election efforts. Political newcomer Matt Parker, a businessman from West Monroe, officially announced his candidacy Monday for the Oct. 24 election. Both men are Republicans. In a statement, Parker criticized Donelon for taking campaign contributions from... more »

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