Oct 17, 2019 - Grand Forks Herald: As campaign begins, Jon Godfread seeks to bring attention to Insurance Commissioner's Office … “If this brings more attention to the insurance department, I think that’s a good thing. We have 42 trained professionals there who do great work every day. If we can tell their story through this (election) process, it benefits them and it benefits the consumers to let them know that there are resources out there for them.”

Oct 17, 2019 - Plain Talk Podcast: North Dakota Insurance Commissioner got individual insurance rates 20 percent lower, here’s what he wants to do next

Oct 17, 2019 - Prairie Public Radio: Insurance Commissioner Godfread seeks re-election … “Godfread said he’s proud of his work to establish a ‘re-insurance’ program, to help people afford health insurance.”

Oct 16, 2019 - KVRR: ND Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread Begins Re-Election Campaign … “While in office, the Republican has worked to trim the state budget, lower healthcare premiums for farmers and worked with the state to fight insurance fraud.”

Oct 16, 2019 - KFYR TV: Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread announces reelection bid … “Godfread called the office the greatest professional honor.”

Oct 16, 2019 - KX News: Godfread Announces Re-Election Bid … “I knew I’d like the job when I ran for it four years ago, but I truly love this work and it’s really an opportunity for me to make an impact for our consumers and for our citizens and can’t think of anything else I’d rather be doing,” said Godfread.

Oct 16, 2019 - The Dickinson Press: Godfread will seek second term as North Dakota insurance commissioner … “At its foundation, insurance is a promise made by a company to be there for consumers when something in their life goes wrong,” Godfread said. “As insurance commissioner, it is my distinct honor to make sure those promises made are promises kept.”

Oct 16, 2019 - News Release: Godfread Announces Re-Election Campaign for Insurance Commissioner

Oct 10, 2019 - MEDIA ALERT: Jon Godfread to Announce Re-Election Bid for North Dakota Insurance Commissioner

Oct 2, 2019 - Roll Call: Air ambulance services face scrutiny over surprise billing issues … “North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread urged Senate leaders in a July letter to adopt the air ambulance provisions included so far in the HELP Committee bill.”

Oct 1, 2019 - Bismarck Tribune: Reinsurance program results in rate reduction … “North Dakotans buying individual health insurance plans will see an estimated average rate reduction of 20% thanks to the state's reinsurance program, Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread said Tuesday.”

Oct 1, 2019 - KFYR TV: Insurance Department says 2020 health insurance rates will drop as legislation takes effect … “‘North Dakota’s reinsurance program is providing immediate relief to individuals and families buying health insurance on their own. Commissioner Godfread and the legislature deserve a lot of credit for working with the industry to provide this relief.’”

Sept 20, 2019 - Jamestown Sun: Bismarck man pleads guilty to acting as bail bond agent … ““Every case of fraud, no matter how big or small, is a huge problem because it adds up and affects all North Dakota consumers negatively,” Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread said.”

Sept 14, 2019 - NPR: Air Ambulances Woo Rural Consumers With Memberships That May Leave Them Hanging … “North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread called the memberships ‘another loophole’ that air ambulance companies use to ‘essentially exploit our consumers.’“

Aug 1, 2019 - Bismarck Tribune: North Dakota program aimed at reducing cost of health insurance gets federal approval … “About 21,000 North Dakotans will see more affordable health insurance premiums as a result of a new state program recently approved by the federal government, according to state Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread.”

Jul 16, 2019 - Insurance Journal: N. D. Insurance Commissioner Urges U.S. Senate to Tackle Surprise Air Ambulance Bills … “Most of these providers are good actors and provide a service to our consumers. The bad actors in our state use the balance billing method as a business model to prey on people during their most vulnerable time.”

Jul 15, 2019 - Bismarck Tribune: North Dakota official calls for crackdown on predatory air ambulances … “The North Dakota insurance commissioner says air ambulance carriers that prey upon consumers by refusing to negotiate agreements with health insurers have become emboldened by failed efforts of state regulators to pass laws to curb abuses.”

Jul 1, 2019 - Bismarck Tribune: North Dakota Insurance Department launches LiveChat application on revamped website … “It enables people to chat with department employees via the website, at www.nd.gov/ndins. The app is the first of its kind across all state agencies, according to Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread.”

Jun 26, 2019 - Wahpeton Daily News: State Insurance Commissioner fighting fraud … “It’s nice to see those who abuse the system meeting their day in court. It’s an even better feeling to see our elected officials like Commissioner Godfread working for the people!

May 17, 2019 - Fargo Forum: Letter: Legislative session brought big changes to the ND Insurance Dept. … “We have trimmed our budget, focused our scope of work, protected the taxpayers, supported our local fire departments and advocated for North Dakota consumers. While the Insurance Department is not an agency that generally makes headlines, this session was transformative for us and for the citizens of our great state.”

May 2019 - Fargo, Inc: How Automation Is Affecting Insurance … “North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread was a crucial part of getting Plug and Play to the state. While most people probably don’t think about it, insurance is an industry that’s going to be heavily affected by automation.”

Feb 11, 2019 - Williston Herald: Former Williston chiropractor convicted of defrauding more than $300,000 from insurance company … “‘This case is a great example of how insurance fraud comes in all shapes and sizes,” Godfread said. “I’m proud of the work our department investigators have done because every case of fraud, no matter how big or small, is a huge problem. It adds up and affects all North Dakota consumers negatively.’”

Oct 18, 2018 - AM 100 The Flag - Insurance Commissioner Recognized by Autism Speaks as 2018 Executive Champion … “Godfread issued a Bulletin to all North Dakota health insurance carriers providing coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorder in July notifying them that treatments for autism cannot be excluded from an insurance policy.”