ACI Op-Ed in the Tallahassee Democrat: Citizens Still Subsidizing the Wealthy

Although the waters have been seemingly quiet this hurricane season, National Hurricane Center data reminds us that the Atlantic Ocean’s fourth named tropical storm usually doesn’t form until the end of August. With Andrea, Barry, Chantel and Dorian already named, it is possible this is the year that Florida’s good luck runs out.  According to […]

Texas Insurance Commissioner Votes for Public Option: Consumers Pay More and Get Nothing in Return

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Texas Insurance Commissioner Votes for Public Option: Consumers Pay More and Get Nothing in Return Washington DC, October 19, 2009 –– The following is a statement by Steve Pociask, president of the American Consumer Institute: The American Consumer Institute is very disappointed by Commissioner Geeslin’s decision to disapprove the rate filing recommended by […]

Coastal Subsidies Cost Inland Consumers

Published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram on September 22, 2009:  Coastal Subsidies Cost Inland Consumers  It is time for some straight talk about homeowners insurance in Texas.  Most consumers are not aware that their premiums are higher than they should be because state politicians chose to make some consumers subsidize others.   Over the years, the […]