Tag Archives: Ralph Hudgens

Hudgens tells insurers to show ‘leniency’ to policyholders because of Irma

Insurance commissioners tells insurers to be lenient with policyholders affected by the adverse conditions caused by Hurricane Irma . . .

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Hudgens won’t run for 3rd term as insurance commissioner

Ralph Hudgens will step down as Georgia’s regulator of the insurance and small loan industries . . .

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Political Notes — New water act should mean more $$$ for Savanah harbor project

The passage of a water infrastructure bill by Congress should mean more federal funding for the expansion of the port of Savannah . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , David Ralston , GVRA , Kevin Harris , life insurance policies , Ralph Hudgens , Savannah port expansion

Political Notes — State BOE sets hearing on charter school termination

State school board sets an August hearing on the termination of the Macon Charter Academy’s charter . . .

Tags: Composite Medical Board , Macon Charter Academy , Ralph Hudgens , state Board of Education

Hudgens gives drivers a heads-up on Allstate rates

Insurance commissioner ordered his staff to conduct an examination of Allstate’s 25 percent rate increase in auto insurance . . .

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Advocates call for more disclosure of life insurance benefits

Consumer advocates support bill requiring more disclosures from life insurance carriers about “living benefits” in their policies . . .

Tags: Brad Carver , Bryan Freeman , Carl Rogers , financial advisers , life insurance , life settlements , Ralph Hudgens , Trey Sivley

Political Notes: Medical marijuana bill finally moves

The medical marijuana is finally voted out of committee in the House; “critter bills” have suddenly become popular with lawmakers . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , arson dog , Carolyn Hugley , digital textbooks , insurance department , John Albers , medical marijuana , raccoons , Ralph Hudgens , state mammal , white-tailed deer

Johnnie Caldwell, former legislator and comptroller general, dies

Former legislator and insurance commissioner Johnnie Caldwell of Thomaston has died at age 92 . . .

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Hudgens orders Blue Cross to rescind physician contracts

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens orders the state’s largest insurer to rescind changes to its contracts with physicians . . .

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Hudgens: Repeal Obamacare ‘in its entirety’

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens called for the complete repeal of the Affordable Care Act in a debate with Democratic challenger Liz Johnson . . .

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