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Feb 13, 2015, 11:50 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.

Are You Covered for a Winter Storm?

 Oklahoma weather has been quite mild this winter, but that all could soon change. The threat of freezing rain, sleet and ice has some...

Feb 04, 2015, 09:00 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.

New Service Aims to Help Oklahomans Find Lost Life Insurance Money

Starting today, Oklahomans can use a new tool from the Oklahoma Insurance Department to find insurance money they may be owed using the Lost Life...

Jan 30, 2015, 18:03 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.

Oklahoma Licenses 37 Captive Insurers During 2014

New captive insurance regulation is providing a boost to Oklahoma's economy. During the past two years, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D....

Jan 29, 2015, 13:59 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.

Proposed Bill Close to Commissioner's Heart

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can strike at any time and at any age. A new bill supported by Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak hopes to educate...

Jan 12, 2015, 17:33 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.

Commissioner Doak Pledges to Continue Educating and Protecting Oklahomans During Second Term

 Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has been sworn into office for his second term by Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice John...

Dec 15, 2014, 13:10 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.

Commissioner Doak Completes Fourth Annual 77-County Tour

Oklahomans across the state received vital insurance information thanks to Commissioner John D. Doak's fourth annual 77-County Tour. ...

Oct 07, 2014, 13:05 ET

Commissioner Doak Adopts Emergency Rules for Navigators

 Oklahomans purchasing health insurance on the federal exchange will be better protected by a new set of emergency rules. The rules were...

Sep 30, 2014, 16:57 ET

Commissioner Doak Applauds Oklahoma's Win Challenging ACA Implementation

 Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak released the following statement about the ruling announced today deciding the state's lawsuit...

Sep 02, 2014, 17:59 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.  (PRNewsFoto/Oklahoma Insurance Department)

Workers' Compensation Loss Costs to Fall for Second Straight Year

 For the second straight year, workers' compensation loss costs used by insurers to determine rates for employers will show an overall...

Aug 27, 2014, 11:00 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.  (PRNewsFoto/Oklahoma Insurance Department)

Governor Fallin and Commissioner Doak Partner on Earthquake Insurance Education

Gov. Mary Fallin and Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak recently worked together to ensure that Oklahoma consumers receive the most...

Jul 03, 2014, 11:05 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.  (PRNewsFoto/Oklahoma Insurance Department)

Commissioner Doak Says Federal Decision Will Hurt Oklahoma's Rural Fire Departments

 Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak says rural fire departments in Oklahoma will be devastated by an agreement between the...

Jun 30, 2014, 16:01 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.  (PRNewsFoto/Oklahoma Insurance Department)

Commissioner Doak Says Supreme Court Decision a Win for Founding Fathers

 Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is applauding the United States Supreme Court ruling that closely-held, private companies cannot...

Jun 18, 2014, 15:32 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.  (PRNewsFoto/Oklahoma Insurance Department)

Commissioner Doak Welcomes Gordon Amini to OID

 Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is welcoming Gordon Amini's return to the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) as Senior Attorney....

Jun 17, 2014, 17:29 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.  (PRNewsFoto/Oklahoma Insurance Department)

Commissioner Doak to Attend Town Hall Meeting about Earthquake Swarms

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has announced plans to attend a town hall meeting about the recent earthquake swarms in central...

Jun 10, 2014, 11:21 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.  (PRNewsFoto/Oklahoma Insurance Department)

New Jobs Coming to Oklahoma after Commissioner Doak Approves Insurer's Re-Domestication

 Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has approved the re-domestication of Individual Assurance Company, Life, Accident and Health...

May 28, 2014, 15:47 ET

Commissioner Doak Announces Efficient Operations Lead to Return of $22.5 Million OID was Authorized to Spend

During Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak's first term, the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) has been able to return $22.5 million in unspent...

May 09, 2014, 16:23 ET

Oklahoma Insurance Agent Pleads Guilty to Exploitation of the Elderly

A Tulsa insurance agent has pleaded guilty to exploitation of the elderly for defrauding a Muskogee couple out of nearly $300,000. Presley Keith...

Apr 17, 2014, 17:44 ET
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak.  (PRNewsFoto/Oklahoma Insurance Department)

Commissioner Doak Attends White House Meeting on Health Care Reform

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak, along with insurance regulators from 43 other states, went to Washington, D.C. Thursday to voice...

Mar 26, 2014, 14:10 ET

Commissioner Doak Proposes NAIC Invest in Shared Emergency Response Vehicles

 Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak plans to ask the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to invest in Shared...

Mar 06, 2014, 18:16 ET

Commissioner Doak: Obama Rearranges Chairs on the Titanic of Healthcare

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak released the following statement about the Obama Administration's announcement yesterday regarding...