Commissioner Donelon Urges Consumers to Protect Their Property with Flood Insurance

May 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Despite experts predicting an “average” 2009 Atlantic hurricane season, Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon is strongly urging consumers to heed the lessons learned from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, and to protect themselves and their property against Louisiana’s most frequent and unpredictable natural disasters – hurricanes and floods. The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through November 30, 2009.


T & I Committee Passes Graves’ Legislation to Improve Disaster Recovery

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced a slate of bills today, including a bipartisan disaster relief bill authored by Reps. Garret Graves (LA-6) and Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.). The legislation, H.R. 1311 is designed to help communities recover from disasters and increase disaster program transparency and oversight