Commissioner Donelon urges consumers to protect their property with flood insurance

One-month countdown to the 2008 hurricane season begins today With experts predicting another above-average hurricane season beginning June 1, Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon is...

State Announces Residential Property Storm Mitigation Incentives

Insurance premium discounts are available in 2008 to home owners who build or retrofit a structure to comply with the requirements of the State...

Renter insurance becomes a requirement for some tenants

Darlene Jenkins-Armour has lived at Willow Trace Apartments in Shreveport for seven years. There and at other apartment communities that she's lived in, she's paid...


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