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Comm. Jim Donelon Interview - Sept. 12, 2008

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-09-12

Duration: 00:07:34

Subjects: Natural Disasters | Hurricanes | Louisiana. Insurance Department | DONELON, JIM | Homeowners insurance | Hurricane Gustav, 2008

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Donelon, Jim Interviewee

Description

A segment from Episode 3201 of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In”, which originally aired on September 12, 2008. Hosts Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford interviewed Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon to discuss issues regarding insurance coverage after Hurricane Gustav. Commissioner Donelon discusses an Executive Order passed by Governor Bobby Jindal, which gives policy holders an additional grace period in paying any insurance premiums if they live in a parish under a declaration of emergency; the increase in deductibles for homeowners’ insurance after Hurricane Gustav; and his hope that premiums will not continue to increase.