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A New Dawn is Coming for NFIP
To all of us who worked so hard and successfully to secure a relatively speedy reauthorization for the federal flood insurance program when Congress...
Modernizing State Insurance Regulation
Functional regulation of insurance at the state level is the best system to protect the needs of all of us who are insurance consumers....
Battle Over Campaign Finance Reform Heats Up
Just a little over a year ago, President Bush signed into law the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA) of 2002 (see PIA Connection, May...
Hurricane Tips Guide for PIA Members
PIA National has created a two-page guide entitled "Hurricane Tips for Homeowners" that members can reproduce and distribute to their clients and prospects. It includes...
AIG's Greenberg Predicts Defeat For Asbestos Bill
Legislation to resolve the nation's asbestos problem is likely to fail, according to Maurice Greenberg, CEO of American International Group (AIG). Greenberg told analysts at...
New Hampshire Passes Regulatory Modernization
The New Hampshire legislature has passed HB 684, an insurance regulatory modernization bill. The bill makes personal lines rate regulation a 30-day file-and-use system, moving...
Evaluation of NFIP Building Standards, Your Input Needed
A study is underway to evaluate NFIP minimum standards for design and construction of buildings in flood hazard areas. The study is part of the...
PIA Advises Homeowners to Check Their Coverage Before the Hurricane Flags Fly
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2003 - As experts predict the 2003 Atlantic hurricane season that begins June 1 will be an active one, the National Association...
PIA Offers Top 10 Insurance Tips for Hurricane Season
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2003 - With the 2003 Atlantic hurricane season set to begin June 1, the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents is out...
Texas Mold Claims Mushroom to $4 Million
They grow things bigger in Texas, and that includes insurer payouts for mold damage. Over the past three years, Texas insurers have paid out just...