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PIA National Applauds Senate Vote to Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program, Calls on House to Follow Suit
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2003 - Then National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today applauded action by the Senate to reauthorize the National...
Treasury Conducts Survey on TRIA and Market Capacity
The U.S. Treasury Department has begun conducting a survey designed to measure the capacity of the market to provide terrorism insurance once the Terrorism Risk...
PIA Meets With Feds Regarding Agencies Owned by Banks
PIA has received several inquiries, particularly from affiliates in the Midwest, regarding efforts by banks to require bank-owned insurance agencies to obtain the type of...
Senate Democrats Derail Class Action Reform Bill
A filibuster by Senate Democrats has blocked action on a bill designed to limit the amount of damages in class-action lawsuits. Last week, the Senate...
PIA of New York President Testifies on Credit Scoring in Albany
PIA of New York President T.J. Derella said the positives and negatives of using credit scores in personal lines underwriting depend largely on the practices...
Texas DOI May Cap Amount Carriers Can Charge People With Poor Credit Scores
During a public hearing last week, Texas Insurance Commissioner Jose Montemayor said he will consider changing the amount that insurance companies can charge people who...
Senate Passes Bill Providing for "Do Not Spam" Registry
On Wednesday, October 22 the U.S. Senate passed S.877. The bill, the nation's first federal anti-spam measure, is geared toward stopping the most unsavory of...
Q3 Insured Catastrophe Losses Take a Big Jump
Insurers are expected to pay $2.9 billion to homeowners and businesses for insured property losses from seven catastrophic events in the third quarter of this...
Majority Say Reduction in Health Benefits Worse Than No Raise
A new Wall Street Journal/Harris poll finds that many more Americans with employer-sponsored health insurance are unhappy with changes to their health insurance than are...
Pataki Signs NY Producer Licensing Act
PIA of New York said it is pleased that the state of New York will join the ranks of states that have enacted some form...