Louisiana insurance commissioner to step down

Donelon said he hoped the move would “remove politics from the vitally important upcoming legislative session, where many significant issues that deal with the future of our state’s property insurance market will be debated and hopefully decided to improve that market.”

He was first named insurance commissioner in February 2006 and has since been re-elected for four full terms. The exiting commissioner was elected as National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) president in 2013, and is the chairman of the NAIC’s Surplus Lines Taskforce and is on the association’s executive committee.

Donelon was first elected to public office in 1975

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