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TSLA Meeting Draws Nearly 300

The Texas Surplus Lines Association held its 2018 Annual Meeting in Austin on November 11-12, 2018, with nearly 300 members in attendance. During the speaker program, SLTX gave a video presentation in recognition of its 30th anniversary titled “Time After...

SLTX Announces New Online System Name as “SMART”

SLTX’s new online filing system, which is set to be released in 2019, will be referred to as “SMART.” The name was announced during an SLTX video presentation at the Texas Surplus Lines Association 2018 Annual Meeting in Austin on Monday, November 12,...

Stu Phillips Named TDI Chief of Staff

Stuart Phillips has been named Chief of Staff for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), effective immediately. In this role, she will be responsible for maintaining coordination among TDI divisions and serving as an executive manager for agency projects...

TDI Denies TWIA Request to Raise Max Liability Limits

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has formally denied a request by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) to increase maximum liability limits on windstorm and hail policies. TWIA requested a 4.2% increase for residential dwellings and...

Myron Steves Adds Becky Thomson to Executive Leadership

Becky Thomson has been added to the Executive Team at Myron Steves. In addition to her existing responsibilities, Becky will lend her experience and competence in helping guide the direction of the company and making big picture decisions to ensure Myron...

October Event Highlights Cybersecurity Awareness

This October is the 15th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which began in 2004 as a way to encourage safer and more secure use of the Internet. The event was created by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security...

FEMA Harvey Aid Surpasses $1 Billion

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it has provided more than $1 billion to Texas counties and cities impacted by Hurricane Harvey since it made landfall in August of 2017. The funds are disbursed through the FEMA Public...

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