California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones News

California Commissioner Sums up Trump Battle, High on Cannabis Insurance

It’s David vs. Goliath. That about sums up California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones’ feelings on his efforts to keep the remnants of Obamacare up and running in his state while President Trump does his best to repeal and replace it. …

California Commissioner Issues Decision on Jan. 1, 2018 Worker’s Comp Filing

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Tuesday issued a decision regarding the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s Jan. 1, 2018 regulatory filing, which was submitted to the California Department of Insurance on June 27. Jones approved the following: The WCIRB’s …

California Commissioner Takes Aim at Oil, Coal Producing States

Responding to top government officials in 12 oil and gas producing states that threatened to sue over the state’s climate initiatives, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said: bring it on. In June, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter sent a letter …

California Commissioner Counters AGs, other Commissioners over Climate Initiative

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has fired off a letter to the 12 oil state attorneys general and one governor from states like Texas and Oklahoma over threats to sue him if he did not stop his Climate Risk Carbon …

California Commissioner Wants Investigation Following Airline Near Miss

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, who was a passenger last week on the Air Canada flight 759 that nearly landed on a taxiway at San Francisco International Airport, has sent a letter to the airline and three aviation and transportation …

California Commissioner Was Passenger on Jet That Nearly Landed on Taxiway

A top California state official said he was a passenger on an Air Canada jet that nearly landed on a taxiway where four other planes were sitting rather than the designated runway at San Francisco International Airport earlier this week. …

California Commissioner ‘Undeterred’ by Challenges to Climate Disclosure Initiative

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones responded to challenges to his calls for insurers to disclose their investments in fossil fuels. Oklahoma’s attorney general has sent a letter to Jones threatening legal action if that state continues with its policy of …

Settlement Deal Between California Commissioner and Applied Underwriters

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today that the California Department of Insurance has reached a settlement agreement with Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries to stop what he calls “bait and switch marketing tactics” used to sell a workers’ compensation insurance products. …

California’s Enforcement against W.R. Berkley Ends in $12M Settlement

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today announced that the enforcement action taken against W.R. Berkley Corp. entities and operating units has resulted in a $12 million settlement. Admiral Insurance Co., Admiral Risk Insurance Services Inc. nka BXM Insurance Services Inc., …

California Commissioner Lowers Workers’ Comp Pure Premium

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issued a revised advisory pure premium rate, lowering the benchmark to $2.02 per $100 of payroll for workers’ compensation insurance effective July 1. This is 16.5 percent less than the average pure premium rate of …