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Onslow Co. stands against rate hike proposal

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. - Onslow County Board of Commissioners adopted resolution Wednesday night against the new proposal to raise homeowner insurance rates.

The N.C. Rate Bureau proposed increases this month that could bring people's rates up 35%

The resolution asks the state insurance commissioner, who has the authority to approve rates, to deny the rate increase requests for Onslow County and statewide.

It also encourages people to participate in the public comment session the state insurance department is holding.

Information on how you can participate is below:

Written public comments should be emailed to 2014homeowners@ncdoi.gov

or mailed to: NCDOI, Attn: Bob Mack, Property & Casualty Division, 1201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1201. The deadline for submitting written comments is Jan. 31. 

Public Comment Session on Friday, Jan. 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Jim Long Hearing Room of the Dobbs Building, 430 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh. 
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