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Beck Holds Narrow Lead Over Laws in Georgia Insurance Commissioner Race

The race for the next Georgia Insurance Commissioner was too close to call Wednesday morning, according to local media outlets in the state. Republican and former deputy insurance commissioner Jim Beck had a slight lead over Democrat and insurance agent …

Laws, Beck Face Off in Georgia Insurance Commissioner Race

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ decision not to seek re-election this year opened up the playing field for the state’s top insurance post for the first time since 2010. Hudgens, a Republican, announced in July 2017 he would not run …

Chaney to Seek Fourth Term as Mississippi Insurance Commissioner

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney has announced he will run for re-election for a fourth term in 2019. Multiple media outlets reported 74-year-old Chaney’s announcement Wednesday, made at the Nashoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., and a spokeswoman from the …

Former Georgia Deputy Insurance Commissioner Beck to Seek State’s Top Insurance Post

Jim Beck, a businessman, entrepreneur, and a former deputy insurance commissioner, has announced his candidacy for Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner. Beck, a Republican, has more than 30 years of experience working in the industry, including for an independent …

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Hudgens to Step Down at End of Term In 2018

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens will not seek re-election for a third term as Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner, according to a statement from the Georgia Department of Insurance. In a letter to Georgians, Hudgens announced his decision, saying …

State Insurance Commissioners Lack Consensus on Cancellations

Kansas, North Dakota and other state insurance commissioners snubbed a meeting with President Barack Obama set up to discuss allowing some people to keep medical plans that don’t meet the requirements of the U.S. health law. Six commissioners e-mailed their …