Tag Archives: Ralph Hudgens

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 . . .

Tags: insurance commissioner , Ralph Hudgens

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 . . .

Tags: Allstate , auto insurance , insurance department , Ralph Hudgens , rate increase

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 . . .

Tags: comptroller general , Johnnie Caldwell , Johnnie Caldwell Jr. , Ralph Hudgens

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 . . .

Tags: Blue Cross Blue Shield , physician contracts , Ralph Hudgens

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 . . .

Tags: ACA , insurance commissioner , Liz Johnson , Obamacare , Ralph Hudgens

On the campaign trail: The tale of the tape from Burt’s Pumpkin Farm

Independent journalist Nydia Tisdale posts the videotape she shot before being forcibly ejected from a GOP campaign event in Dawson County . . .

Tags: Burt's Pumpkin Farm , John Barrow , Mark Butler , NRCC attack ad , Nydia Tisdale , Ralph Hudgens , Richard Woods , Senate race