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PIA Calls Coalition Meeting on NFIP Renewal, Senate May Markup This Week
The Senate Banking Committee may mark up legislation providing for a one-year extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as early as this Thursday,...
GAO Issues Report on Bank Tying
The General Accounting Office (GAO) has released its report to the House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee and Financial Services Committee entitled: Bank Tying:...
Proposal Filed to Allow Political Contributions via Payroll Deduction
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) will publish in the Federal Register this week a petition filed by America's Community Bankers (ACB) to allow payroll deductions...
The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act: What Agents Need to be Aware of in 2004
As year one of the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) draws to a close, now is a good time to reflect upon the...
PIA National Hosts Insurance Scoring CE
As part of its September 2003 annual meeting in Milwaukee Wisconsin, PIA National hosted a continuing education program and luncheon for PIA of Wisconsin...
Senate Banking Committee Reports FCRA Legislation
Permanent reauthorization of expiring preemptions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) cleared another hurdle on September 23 as the Senate Banking Committee favorably...
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...