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December 30, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Highlights Important Laws Going Into Effect In New Year

December 29, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Joint Effort In Battle To Fight California's Underground Economy

December 21, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Approval Of "Principally At-Fault" Regulations

December 16, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Secretary Sebelius for Providing Flexibility to States Regarding Essential Health Benefits

December 16, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Comments on Findings of Report on Workers' Compensation Insurance Company Loss Experience

December 14, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Commends State Compensation Insurance Fund Decision to Return Dividend

December 13, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Warns Californians to Prepare Now for Forecasted Winter Storms

December 9, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Improvements To State-Sponsored Low Cost Auto Insurance Program

December 8, 2011
Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Sentencing Of Bakersfield Insurance Agent For Embezzlement

December 5, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Reminds California Farmers to Review Their Crop Freeze Insurance in the Wake of Recently Issued Warnings

December 2, 2011
Responding to Current California Windstorms, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Urges Residents to Be Aware of What Their Insurance Policy Covers

December 1, 2011
Responding to Recent U.S. Census Data Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Reminds Seniors New Annuity Protections Take Effect January 1, 2012

November Back to Top

November 22, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Disappointed In Divided NAIC Vote On Medical Loss Ratio

November 22, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Offers Important Tips About Disability Income Insurance

November 21, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Arraignment of Insurance Agent for Fraud

November 10, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Files Brief Supporting Rights of People Suffering from Mental Illness

November 9, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Issues Statement On Workers' Comp Rate Filing By State Compensation Insurance Fund

November 4, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Workers' Compensation Insurance Claims Cost Benchmark Approval

November 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Conviction and Sentencing of Central Valley Woman for Insurance Fraud

October Back to Top

October 27, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Arrests Of Southern California Husband, Wife And Indiana Mother

October 20, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Californians For Taking Part In The Great ShakeOut Of 2011

October 19, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Marks 20th Anniversary of Berkeley, Oakland Firestorm

October 17, 2011
Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Important Benefits For Women In Affordable Care Act

October 14, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Warns of Marketing Scams During Medicare Open Enrollment

October 13, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Comments on Blue Shield's Refund to Policyholders

October 11, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Commends Governor Brown For Signing Bill Ensuring Autism Insurance Coverage

October 11, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Governor for Signing Nine Department-Sponsored Bills Into Law

October 10, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Governor For Signing Bill Requiring Insurers To Put Larger Share Of Premiums Into Medical Care

October 7, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Governor For Signing Bill To Help Reduce Workers' Compensation Costs For California Businesses

October 7, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Governor For Acting To Protect Pregnant Women And New Mothers

October 5, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrests Of Suspects In Organized Insurance Fraud Ring And Conspiracy

October 4, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Governor Brown Signs Bill To Extend "COIN" Tax Credit Program

October 4, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Governor for Signing Insurance Streamlining Bill

October 4, 2011
California Department Of Insurance Hires New Director For California Program Seeking Insurer Investments In Underserved Communities

October 4, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces $23 Million in Grant Funding to Battle Automobile Insurance Fraud

October 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Governor for Signing Bill that Voids Discretionary Clauses in Life and Disability Insurance

October 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Applauds Governor for Signing Bill to Protect Life Insurance Beneficiaries

September Back to Top

September 28, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Reacts to Report Highlighting Premium Increases in Employer-Provided Health Insurance

September 22, 2011
Statement By Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Supporting Integrity Of Senator Ed Hernandez

September 22, 2011
California Department of Insurance Takes Action Against Insurer for Unfair Claims Handling Practices

September 21, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds Governor For Signing Landmark Annuity Suitability Reform Bill

September 21, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest of West Covina Woman for Insurance Fraud

September 20, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces California Awarded Federal Rate Review Grant, But Denied Funding Available to State That Have the Authority to Reject Excessive Health Insurance Hikes

September 20, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Named One Of California's Top 100 Lawyers By The Daily Journal

September 15, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrests of Bail Bond Agents for Kidnapping, Extortion and Insurance Fraud

September 13, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Approval of CSE Insurance Group Filing to Offer Pay-Drive Program

September 9, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Passage Of Bill To Extend COIN Tax Credit Program

September 9, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Passage Of Consumer Protection Bill That Voids Discretionary Clauses In Life And Disability Insurance

September 9, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Passage Of Omnibus Bill To Clarify Insurance Code Sections

September 9, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Passage of Bill to Implement the Federal Medical Loss Ratio

September 7, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Governor Brown Signs Bill Protecting Seniors From Reverse Mortgage Scams

September 6, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Reminds Wildfire Evacuees that Insurance May Cover Living Expenses

September 6, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Passage of Bill to Make Workers' Compensation Policies More Transparent

September 1, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Passage of Bill to Protect Life Insurance Beneficiaries

August Back to Top

August 31, 2011
Commissioner Jones And Assembly Member Jose Solorio Announce Community Investment Policies Of Top Insurance Companies Available Online

August 31, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Guilty Plea of Bail Agent For Grand Theft

August 26, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Passage Of Landmark Annuity Reforms To Protect Consumers

August 25, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds Passage of AB 52 By Senate Appropriations Committee

August 25, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Wins Decision in California Court of Appeal Case Involving Executive Life Insurance Company

August 19, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Sentencing of Los Angeles Attorney for Insurance Fraud

August 18, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Major Recognition for Department Web Site

August 18, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Urges Parents To Re-Evaluate Insurance Needs For College-Bound Children

August 10, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Issues Statement On Impact To Insurers Of Credit Ratings Downgrade

August 9, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Conviction of Medical Provider for Insurance Fraud

August 5, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Offers Tips to Save More on Car Insurance

August 4, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces $3.2 Million In Grant Funding to Combat Life, Annuity and Disability Insurance Fraud

August 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds Governor's Signing of Surplus Lines Bill

August 2, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Sends Ramadan Greetings to Muslim Community

August 1, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds HHS Decision To Require Preventative Services For Women

July Back to Top

July 28, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Community Investment Tax Credit Program Now a Success

July 25, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Enhanced System For Filing Workers’ Compensation Pure Premium Rates

July 22, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces 10.7 Percent Decrease In Auto Insurance Rates By GEICO

July 13, 2011
Department of Insurance Announces Enforcement Action Against Blue Shield For Denying Autism Treatment

July 11, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Decrease in Proposed Health Insurance Rates by Aetna

July 8, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Successful Implementation of Rehabilitation Plan for Majestic Conservatorship

July 7, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Conducts Home Inventory, Reminds Homeowners to Be Prepared Before Disaster Strikes

July 6, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds Passage of Health Insurance Rate Bill Out of Senate Health Committee

July 5, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces $32 Million in Grants to Local Law Enforcement to Fight Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud

July 1, 2011
Commissioner Jones Offers Checklist to Keep Drivers On Course After An Auto Accident

June Back to Top

June 30, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Responds After AB 52 Senate Hearing

June 29, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Highlights Massive Savings for Consumers; Says AB 52 Could Produce Similar Savings

June 28, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Sentencing of Bay Area Business Owner for Insurance Fraud

June 27, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces New Regulations to Protect Homeowners from Being Underinsured

June 23, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest Of North Coast Man For Insurance Fraud

June 20, 2011
Anthem Blue Cross Agrees to Lower Rate Increase for Some Small Group Health Insurance Products

June 13, 2011
Radiologist, Neurologist, and Two Co-Defendants Indicted in $17 Million Workers' Compensation Insurance Overbilling Scheme

June 10, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Issues Statement on Slaying of Louisiana Investigators

June 8, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Wins Approval Of Majestic Insurance Rehabilitation Plan

June 3, 2011
Consumer Protection Bills Sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Jones Clear Major Hurdles

June 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Cost Saving Improvements To Department Computer Terminals

June 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Appoints New Deputy Insurance Commissioner

June 2, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Praises Passage of AB 52 by California Assembly

June 2, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds Assembly Passage of Long-Term Care Legislation

June 1, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Issues Statement on the Passing of Gary A. Hernandez

June 1, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Substantial Decrease In Homeowners Insurance Rates By USAA

May Back to Top

May 26, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Urges Californians to Protect Their Vacation Investments with Travel Insurance

May 25, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest of Business Owners for Premium Fraud

May 23, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Examinations Of Life Insurers In California Over Alleged Non-Payment of Benefits

May 12, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest of Business Owner for 46 Counts of Insurance Fraud

May 5, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Nine Southern California Men Charged in Cell Phone Insurance Fraud

May 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Criticizes House Vote Repealing Funding For Health Exchanges

May 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones States Opposition To Bill Aimed At Excluding Abortion From Private Health Insurance Coverage

May 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones and Speaker Pérez Announce Major Community Development Investments

May 2, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Reminds Homeowners to Prepare for Wildfires

May 2, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Sentencing of Insurance Agent for Fraud

April Back to Top

April 27, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds Passage of AB 52 by Assembly Health Committee

April 27, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Sentencing of Insurance Agent In Ponzi Scheme

April 25, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones, Controller Chiang Launch Investigation Into Death Payment Practices

April 22, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Consumers Receive $17 Million In Suit Against National Western Life Insurance Company

April 22, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Third Company Approved to Offer Pay-As-You-Drive Auto Insurance

April 21, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Conservation And Rehabilitation Of Majestic Insurance Company

April 19, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Sentencing of Bay Area Business Owners and Employee for Insurance Fraud

April 18, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Strongly Urges Earthquake Preparedness for Californians

April 15, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest Of Bay Area Business Owner For Insurance Fraud

April 14, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrests of Inland Empire Business Owners and Employee for Insurance Fraud

April 13, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Files to Intervene In A Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Sutter Hospitals

April 12, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Marks 100th Day In Office

April 11, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds Signing of Health Conformity Legislation

April 11, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest of Insurance Agent for Grand Theft, Forgery

April 6, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Guilty Pleas of Insurance Agent for Grand Theft

April 1, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Advises Seniors on Safe Driving Programs

March Back to Top

March 30, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Guilty Plea Of Riverside County Woman For Grand Theft

March 29, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Sentencing of Former Insurance Agent for Theft From An Elder

March 23, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Observes One-Year Anniversary of Federal Health Care Reform

March 22, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Surrender Of Bay Area Woman For Insurance Fraud

March 21, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Decrease in Proposed Health Insurance Rates by Anthem Blue Cross

March 18, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Intervenes in Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Giant Bristol Myers-Squibb Alleging Illegal Kickbacks Provided to Doctors to Increase Sales of Its Drugs

March 17, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Voices Support for Affordable Earthquake Insurance Legislation

March 16, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Issues Statement On Blue Shield's Withdrawal Of Individual Market Rate Increase

March 15, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Calls On Health Net, Inc. To Share Findings Of Investigation Into Privacy Breach

March 10, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Enhancement to Low Cost Auto Application

March 7, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Regulations on Annuities for Seniors

March 2, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Reminds Consumers To Maintain Adequate Homeowners Coverage

March 2, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Conviction Of Rancho Mirage Insurance Agent For Application Fraud

February Back to Top

February 25, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones And Assembly Member Feuer Highlight Critical Window For Children's Health Insurance

February 25, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Applauds Support In Fight Against Excessive Premium Increases

February 23, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Conviction Of Los Gatos Business Owner For Insurance Fraud And Perjury

February 18, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Offers Insurance Tips For Consumers

February 17, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Calls on Medical Malpractice Insurers To Reduce Rates

February 17, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Calls On Insurance Companies To Invest In Underserved Communities

February 14, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones, Assembly Member Dickinson And Feuer Highlight Critical Window For Children's Health Insurance

February 11, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Conviction Of Orange County Woman For Insurance Fraud

February 9, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest Of Bail Agent For Grand Theft

February 7, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces $63.8 Million In Consumer Dollars Recovered By Department In 2010

February 3, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Open Enrollment For Children Regardless Of Pre-Existing Conditions

February 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Releases Guidance On New Rate Review Law

February 3, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest Of Business Owners For Insurance Fraud

February 2, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest Of Insurance Agent For Fraud

February 1, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces That Blue Shield Has Agreed To 60 Day Delay For Rate Increases

January Back to Top

January 31, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest Of Northern California Man For Insurance Fraud

January 27, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces That Health Insurers Will Hold Off On Rate Increases

January 26, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones And Assembly Member Feuer Highlight Critical Window For Children's Health Insurance

January 25, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Approval Of Emergency Regulation

January 19, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest Of Life Agent For Grand Theft And Identity Theft

January 19, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Guilty Plea In Ponzi Scheme Defrauding Many Senior Californians

January 18, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Reiterates Strong Support For Federal Healthcare Reform Law

January 14, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Suspension Of Central Valley Woman For Insurance Fraud

January 14, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Presses For Rate Review In Light Of Blue Shield Action

January 14, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrests And Arraignments Of Central Valley Women For Insurance Fraud

January 14, 2011
Commissioner Dave Jones Urges Californians To Update Preparedness Plans, Evaluate Need For Earthquake Insurance

January 11, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Calls On Additional Insurers To Halt Premium Increases

January 11, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Issued The Following Statement On The Passing of General Vang Pao

January 10, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest Of Central Valley Man For Insurance Fraud And Grand Theft

January 7, 2011
Commissioner Jones Announces Arrests of Auto Insurance Fraud Ring

January 6, 2011
Commissioner Jones Calls On Blue Shield To Delay Substantial Rate Increases

January 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner-Elect Dave Jones Sworn Into Office

January 3, 2011
Insurance Commissioner Elect Dave Jones Names Executive Team

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