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Bush Expected to Sign Fair Credit Reporting Act
The White House has indicated President Bush plans to sign the renewal of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) passed last week by Congress. The...
Florida Official Warns Consumers to be Wary of Buying Insurance Online
Florida's Chief Financial Officer Tom Gallagher is warning consumers to be wary about buying insurance over the Internet. In recent months, the state's Department of...
NAIC to Meet in Anaheim, CA December 6-9
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) will hold its end-of-year meeting later this week. Following a keynote address by TV and radio personality Art...
WHAT You Own
As we discussed in the first installment (PIA Connection July/August 2003), the reason independent insurance agencies own their book of business is because the...
PIA Objects to Proposed Change in Flood Program
As Congress debated and finally approved a three-month reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), PIA filed formal comments objecting to a proposed rule...
Pressure to Speed Reform Builds in Congress
Will 2004 be the year that Congress passes legislation on insurance regulation? Perhaps. But one thing is certain: the pressure is building. Recently, the...
Agreement Reached on Fair Credit Reporting Act
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on legislation to permanently reauthorize the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). On Friday night, the House passed the legislation,...
PIA National Applauds Three-Month Reauthorization of National Flood Insurance Program
WASHINGTON, November 25, 2003 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today applauded action by Congress to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program...
NCOIL Postpones Approval of Market Conduct Model Act
State legislators who convened recently during the Annual Meeting of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) took strong action to encourage modernization of state...
Weiss: Eight Insurers Command 73 Percent of Homeowners Market in Mid-Atlantic
According to a recent analysis by Weiss Ratings, Inc., eight large property and casualty insurers are exposed to 72.2 percent of the homeowners insurance risk...