Update, 5:30 p.m.:
Insurance Commissioner Eleanor Kitzman responded to Sen. Rodney Ellis’ letter on the criminal investigation of State Farm by the Travis County District Attorney’s office in a public letter to the Texas Legislature.
“The District Attorney may have information that was not provided or available to TDI previously,” wrote Kitzman in the letter. “Given the severity of the accusations made by the District Attorney, TDI is carefully considering its options for further regulatory action in this matter.”
The Travis County DA’s office has not publicly specified the type of criminal charges it is investigating ...