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  • Filing a Complaint

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015

    Texans deserve reliable service, safe care, and reasonable prices. However, too often consumers fall prey to bad actors. By filing a complaint with the appropriate agency, Texas consumers can alert officials to potential problems in their industry.

  • Preparing for Hurricane Season

    Thursday, August 20, 2015

    The National Hurricane Center has announced the first hurricane of the Atlantic season. The storm, named Danny, is currently charted to hit the Caribbean islands, but could cause some tropical storms for the Gulf of Mexico and Texas.

    Here are 5 things every Texan do in preparation for hurricane season or any natural disaster:

  • Big Data Drives Your Car Insurance Bill

    Monday, August 17, 2015

    What do you think is more important to your insurance premium: a clean driving record or bad credit?

    In a groundbreaking new special report that reviewed 2 billion car insurance quotes across the country, Consumer Reports revealed that your spotless driving record and claims history may have less of an impact than you think.

  • Perry’s Lame Health Care Retort

    Sunday, June 21, 2015

    In an interview on Fox News Sunday, Former Gov. Rick Perry lamely defended his record on access to health care. When pressed about our state’s chronically high rate of citizens without health insurance, Perry said that isn’t how he “keeps score.” He trotted out the same, tired talking points touting what he calls “sweeping tort reforms” passed more than a decade ago.

  • 84th Legislative Session Highlights

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Thanks to the support of the thousands families and businesses across the state who made calls, signed petitions, sent emails, and shared their experiences, we had our most successful session in years. Together, we worked towards a Safe Texas by blocking dangerous anti-policyholder legislation and supporting bills to improve workplace and community safety. Here’s what our session looked like. 

  • Last Ditch Effort to Graft Anti-Policyholder Provisions onto HB 3787

    Monday, May 25, 2015

    Recent severe weather events have Texas families and businesses digging out, evaluating property damage, and preparing necessary insurance claims. Meanwhile, the insurance industry and its cohorts at the self-styled Texans for Lawsuit Reform are trying to shove last second changes through the legislature that would roll back decades of key policyholder protections.