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Are You up to the Challenge?
For the past two consecutive years, the PIA National Board of Directors has celebrated 100% participation in PIA National's Political Action Committee (PIAPAC.) That...
File-and-Use Law Signed in South Dakota
On March 2, 2004 South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds (R) signed SB 37, a bill that allows property/casualty insurers to file and use rates without...
Former NAIC President Criticizes State Regulatory System
Former NAIC President Bill McCartney lashed out at the state regulatory system for insurance in the latest issue of a magazine published by the Council...
Insurance Payrolls Rise in February
Reversing a four-month decline, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on March 5 that insurance industry employment gained 3,300 jobs in February, rising to a...
GAO Warns Against Bogus Health Insurance
The General Accounting Office told the Senate Finance Committee last week that more than 15,000 employers bought 144 separate bogus health insurance plans that left...
Driving Too Little Can Cause Auto Insurance Cancellation
Although it's not common, people can have their auto insurance policies non-renewed because they don't drive enough. Jean Anello, 44, of Brooklyn, New York recently...
NAIC President Calls Criticism From Consumer Groups "Unwarranted and Inaccurate"
Ernst Csiszar, the president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, has responded to a letter from consumer groups, calling their assertion that he is...
May 1, 2004 Edition of FEMA/NFIP Flood Insurance Manual Now Available
The May 1, 2004 edition of the Flood Insurance Manual is now available on theFEMA/NFIP web site....
Frozen Pipe Advice from PIA of New Hampshire
This reminder may not be useful if you are lucky enough to be a member of PIA of Hawaii - but in much...
PIA Advises NAIC Anti Fraud Subgroup Redrafting Premium Pass-Through Account Model
PIA and other agent trade association representatives met on February 26 with members of an NAIC Anti Fraud subgroup to edit a proposed model bill...