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Tim Temple Elected as Louisiana’s Next Insurance Commissioner

August 18, 2023


Tim Temple, a Baton Rouge Republican who spent 20 years in the insurance industry, will be Louisiana’s next insurance commissioner after the only other candidate dropped out of the race Wednesday.

The statewide position was been thrust into the spotlight as the Louisiana struggles with an ongoing homeowner insurance crisis exacerbated by a series of destructive hurricanes in 2020 and 2021. Temple will be was tasked with finding solutions to lower skyrocketing property insurance costs – that, in some cases, have become unaffordable for Louisiana residents.

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