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  Category: Insurance Commissioner


Commissioner Stewart Makes Key Appointments to the Department of Insurance

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announces the appointments of two key positions in the Delaware Department of Insurance. Paul Reynolds, a native Delawarean who graduated from Salesianum School and attended the University of Delaware, comes to the Insurance Department after 35 years of service working for New Castle County Government. During his career, Reynolds held numerous administrative and managerial positions. In November of 2011, Mr. Reynolds was tapped by Commissioner Stewart to be the Chief of Staff for the Department.




Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart Alerts “Baby Boomers” on Early Retirement Options

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, January 13, 2012

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart expressed concern for soon to retire “Baby Boomers” (those born between 1946 and 1964), many of whom will face the uncertain prospect of finding alternative health insurance coverage until they reach the age of 65 when they are eligible for Medicare.




Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart Announces BCBSD and Highmark Affiliation Decision

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, December 30, 2011

Dover, DE – Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart has approved the proposed affiliation of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware with Highmark, Inc., of Pennsylvania. Commissioner Stewart imposed 49 Conditions on the transaction, which added many protections not included when the application was first filed with her Department in October, 2010. Many of the conditions […]




Commissioner Stewart Asks Delawareans to Make Their Holiday Season a Secure Season

Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 19, 2011

Dover – Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart alerted Delaware’s consumers today of how best to stay safe, secure and insured on the roads of Delaware and the surrounding states. The Commissioner said, “In the early months of 2010 Delaware and the region experienced record consecutive snowstorms that made both for a winter wonderland as […]




Delaware is #1 Domicile for Insurance Risk Purchasing Groups

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Risk Retention Reporter Cites Exponential Growth In Past Two Years Dover – Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that 2011 reports show Delaware is now the top domicile for insurance risk purchasing groups. The Risk Retention Reporter (RRR), an esteemed insurance trade journal, reported in a recent issue that Delaware has become the leading […]







  Category: Insurance Commissioner


Commissioner Stewart Makes Key Appointments to the Department of Insurance

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announces the appointments of two key positions in the Delaware Department of Insurance. Paul Reynolds, a native Delawarean who graduated from Salesianum School and attended the University of Delaware, comes to the Insurance Department after 35 years of service working for New Castle County Government. During his career, Reynolds held numerous administrative and managerial positions. In November of 2011, Mr. Reynolds was tapped by Commissioner Stewart to be the Chief of Staff for the Department.




Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart Alerts “Baby Boomers” on Early Retirement Options

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, January 13, 2012

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart expressed concern for soon to retire “Baby Boomers” (those born between 1946 and 1964), many of whom will face the uncertain prospect of finding alternative health insurance coverage until they reach the age of 65 when they are eligible for Medicare.




Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart Announces BCBSD and Highmark Affiliation Decision

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, December 30, 2011

Dover, DE – Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart has approved the proposed affiliation of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware with Highmark, Inc., of Pennsylvania. Commissioner Stewart imposed 49 Conditions on the transaction, which added many protections not included when the application was first filed with her Department in October, 2010. Many of the conditions […]




Commissioner Stewart Asks Delawareans to Make Their Holiday Season a Secure Season

Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 19, 2011

Dover – Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart alerted Delaware’s consumers today of how best to stay safe, secure and insured on the roads of Delaware and the surrounding states. The Commissioner said, “In the early months of 2010 Delaware and the region experienced record consecutive snowstorms that made both for a winter wonderland as […]




Delaware is #1 Domicile for Insurance Risk Purchasing Groups

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Risk Retention Reporter Cites Exponential Growth In Past Two Years Dover – Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that 2011 reports show Delaware is now the top domicile for insurance risk purchasing groups. The Risk Retention Reporter (RRR), an esteemed insurance trade journal, reported in a recent issue that Delaware has become the leading […]