California Insurance Commissioner

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (Dave Jones Campaign)

Insurance Commissioner Not Backing Down From Blue Shield Over Rate Increase

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has renewed his criticism of Blue Shield of California Saturday and plans to conduct a full review of the insurance carrier’s planned rate increase.


California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (Dave Jones Campaign)

New Insurance Commisioner Jones Vows To Back Federal Reform

As one of his first acts in office, California’s new insurance commissioner said he’ll back the national health care reform law by proposing emergency legislation to ramp up enforcement.

CBS San Francisco–01/03/2011

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (Dave Jones Campaign)

Jones Wins California Insurance Commissioner Race

Democrat Dave Jones has been elected California’s next insurance commissioner in a contest that attracted heavy independent spending by the insurance industry.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

Assemblyman Mike Villines, R-Clovis. (AP)

ConsumerWatch: Insurers Help Fund Insurance Commissioner Candidate

With some big political contests here in California, the race for State Insurance Commissioner is finally getting some attention. That’s because of some big, last minute donations.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Differ Over Role Of Insurance Post

The insurance commissioners’ race might not feature boldface names, but the job is influential and the winner will be tasked with navigating the changes brought by federal health care reform on the state level.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010