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Insurance Woes (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-06-09

Duration: 00:06:28

Subjects: Insurance Industry | Homeowners insurance | DONELON, JIM


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Donelon, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the June 9, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon. He discusses: the recent LSU study that found that 1 in 5 Louisiana residents do not have homeowners’ insurance; the reasons for the homeowners’ insurance crisis in Louisiana; the eight new insurance companies in Louisiana that have accepted incentive grant money and are writing homeowners’ insurance policies in the state; and the new grant program for fortified roofs.