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Poizner, Lara Advance in California Insurance Commissioner Race

Republican-turned-independent Steve Poizner and Democratic Sen. Ricardo Lara were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s primary election, advancing to the November election. Poizner, the former insurance commissioner, would be the first independent to win such an election and Lara would be …

Physician Running for California Commissioner Wants Universal Healthcare

It’s probably no surprise to hear that Dr. Asif Mahmood, a practicing physician who’s running for the office of insurance commissioner of California, has made healthcare his top campaign platform. Mahmood, who was raised in the outskirts of Kharian, a …

Lara, Poizner and Others Vying to be California Insurance Commissioner

The race is on for the California insurance commissioner posts as we are nearly three months from the primary, but you wouldn’t know it by speaking to people in the insurance industry. Most insurance groups and associations like to keep …

Poizner Wants Former California Insurance Commissioner Job

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur and unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate is running to retake his old seat as California’s top insurance watchdog. But this time Steve Poizner is running for insurance commissioner as an independent, not a Republican. He filed paperwork Monday …

California Insurance Commissioner, Insurers Settle on Iran Investments

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and a group of insurers have settled litigation over insurer investments in companies doing business in Iran, it was announced on Friday. The terms of the settlement permit the Jones to “maintain a public list …