Elected Commissioners Find Consumer Issues Stepping Stone To Higher Office

Staples, Edward
February 2000
Advisor Today;Feb2000, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p26
Trade Publication
Focuses on insurance commissioners in the United States who are using consumer issues to seek higher office in the 2000 election. Information on commissioners Bill Nelson, Deborah Senn, Mark O'Keefe and Glenn Pomeroy; Details on Florida's plan to move the insurance commissioner's office from the elected column to the appointed column; Several scandals and controversies among elected commissioners.


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