"This program proved successful after Katrina, creating savings for policyholders every month for nearly two decades until hurricanes Ida and Laura hit," Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon said in a release. "We're going to repeat that proven success and propose new, sustainable solutions to ensure people can protect their property and afford to live and prosper in Louisiana for generations to come." (Credit: Shutterstock.com)

State lawmakers in Louisiana earmarked $45 million in funds to support the Insure Louisiana Incentive Program, which was established during the 2022 regular legislative session but not funded, according to the state's department of insurance. A law barring certain companies from being eligible to participate was also passed during the extraordinary session on insurance.

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Steve Hallo

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