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Wisconsin Governor to President Bush: Don't Preempt Tougher State Do Not Call Law
Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle (D) has sent a letter to President Bush asking him to prevent the federal do-not-call list from pre-empting Wisconsin's tougher law...
PIA National Urges Congress to Pass NFIP Reauthorization
PIA is urging Congress to pass a seamless reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) before it adjourns for the year. House floor debate...
NAMIC Steps Up Efforts Against Optional Federal Charter
The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) has announced a stepped up effort to take an optional federal charter for insurers off the congressional...
Pickens, NAIC Help Educate China on Insurance
Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Mike Pickens, who is the current President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), recently led a delegation of NAIC members...
PIA Analysis - Florida Countersignature Decision
As we reported to you last week, on September 30, 2003 Judge Robert L. Hinkle of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
The Reason Carriers Are Conducting Background Checks on Their Agents
The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Public Law 103-322, H.R. 3355; Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1033-1034 ("the Act")...
Court Stay Allows FTC to Operate Do-Not-Call
On Tuesday, October 7, 2003 the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way for the Federal Trade Commission to operate the national...
Supreme Court Declines PIA's Request for Cert - OCC
TO: PIA State/Regional Affiliate Executives CC: PIA National Member Leadership FROM: Pat Borowski RE: Supreme Court Declines Our Request for Cert - OCC On...
Pennsylvania Seeks to Ban Lender for Allegedly Violating State Do-Not-Call Law
On September 30, Pennsylvania Attorney General Mike Fisher asked a state court to permanently ban Liberty One Financial, Inc. from doing business in the state,...
Telemarketers Refuse to Give FCC Copy of National Do-Not-Call List
In the past week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began enforcement of the national Do-Not-Call list, after a federal judge barred the Federal Trade Commission...