Jim Donelon News

Temple OK’d to Run Against Donelon in Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Race

A Republican challenger to Louisiana’s long-serving insurance commissioner has qualified for the Oct. 12 statewide election. Tim Temple, a Republican from Baton Rouge, will be facing off against Jim Donelon, a Metairie Republican who has led the Louisiana Department of …

Louisiana Commissioner: Complexity of Health Law ‘Mind-Boggling’

Louisiana’s insurance commissioner said that there is “no way at all” that people have enough information to make decisions when the new health insurance marketplaces created by the federal Affordable Care Act open next week. Registration opens Oct. 1 for …

N.Y.’s Call for Moratorium on Life Insurance Captives Questioned by NAIC

National Association of Insurance Commissioners President Jim Donelon questioned the need for a countrywide halt on approvals of captive insurance deals one day after New York’s regulator said the transactions hide risk. “I don’t see an obvious need for such …

Louisiana Insurance Department Launches New Online Rate Comparisons

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says his department’s new online system will make it easier for Louisiana residents to shop for the best insurance rates in their cities. The auto insurance guide launched Dec. 17 compares quotes for a 2004, 2007 …

NAIC Elects 2013 Officers; Louisiana’s Donelon Elected President

Members of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has elected its 2013 officers: President: Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon President-Elect: North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm Vice President: Montana State Auditor and Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica J. …