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As Texas Grapples with Pandemic, Officials Prepare for Hurricane Season

More hurricanes and tropical storms than usual could make landfall in the United States this summer, forecasters predict. That is sending Texans and officials who are increasingly facing severe weather events scrambling to prepare for another natural disaster while they …

Viewpoint: What’s Fair When It Comes to Paying Insurance Claims?

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has tragically resulted in the deaths of 100,000 Americans, changed our day-to-day lives, hampered our economy, and forced us to reexamine how we live. As the country moves to reopening, after weeks of a shut down …

Texas Insurance Industry, Local Police Team Up for Vehicle Crime Prevention

Auto burglaries and thefts affect over 250,000 motorists each year in Texas resulting in more than $1 billion in losses according to the Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority (MVPCA). Now through a program sponsored by the Insurance Council of Texas, …

Nichols Exiting Role as Workers’ Comp Manager at Insurance Council of Texas

Steve Nichols, manager of Workers’ Compensation Services at the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT), is moving on to pursue other opportunities, the insurance trade organization reports. Nichols has been with ICT for 19 years; his last day will be Sept. …

Garcia Tapped as Communications Director at Insurance Council of Texas

Camille Garcia has been named director of Communications and Public Relations for the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT). Garcia spent 20 years with State Farm Insurance and for 14 years she led its communications and philanthropic efforts in the California …

ICT’s ‘Speed Interviews’ Connect Texas College Students with Insurance Pros

On July 11, the Insurance Council of Texas’ (ICT’s) 4th Annual Speed Interview and Network Session connected students from universities across Texas with 23 insurance companies and agencies. “The speed interview session is a great opportunity for students and companies,” …

Petri Honored with ICT’s Raymond Mauk Leadership Award

The Insurance Council of Texas has presented the Raymond Mauk Leadership Award to Verle Petri, a long time insurance executive and expert on Texas insurance regulation and policy. ICT honored Petri with the award during the 27th Annual ICT/AFACT Property …

30 Texas University Students Receive Insurance Council Scholarships

The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) Education Foundation has awarded a total of $40,000 in academic scholarships to 30 students studying insurance and risk management at five Texas universities. The students attend the University of Houston Main, the University of …

Texas Insurer Group, State Farm Begin North Texas ‘Storm Tour’

Severe storms in Texas last week caused an estimated $30 million in damage and generated some 6,000 wind-related insurance claims, according to the Insurance Council of Texas, which joins State Farm Insurance in conducting a “storm tour” of North and …

Insurance Council of Texas Seeks Leadership Award Candidates

Property/casualty insurance trade group, the Insurance Council of Texas, is seeing candidate nominations for its annual industry leadership award. Since 1998, has awarded its Raymond Mauk Leadership Award to an individual who has made a notable contribution to the Texas …