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NAIC Launches ASSURE Website

Last week the Alliance for Sound State Uniform Regulatory Efficiency (ASSURE) announced the launch of its new website, www.assureusa.org . ASSURE is the organization established...
July 29, 2003

Last week the Alliance for Sound State Uniform Regulatory Efficiency (ASSURE) announced the launch of its new website, www.assureusa.org . ASSURE is the organization established by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to defend and improve state regulation of insurance. NAIC President and Arkansas Commissioner Mike Pickens discussed this project at the PIA board of directors and committee meetings in April 2003. PIA National was an early supporter of ASSURE.

Under ASSURE, state insurance regulators are taking the lead in organizing coalitions in their states that will work in support of maintaining and improving state regulation of insurance. Extensive coalitions have been established in Arkansas and South Carolina. At least twelve other states are in the process of forming their coalitions.

What this Means to Affiliates:  Many affiliates have been contacted by state regulators to join their states' ASSURE coalition. The new website provides useful background information, such as ASSURE's mission, news articles, and recruitment materials. Affiliates may contact Ellen Sanders at ellens@pianet.org  for PIA specific information, including a copy of resolutions supporting ASSURE that was passed by the PIA Board of Directors and PIA of South Carolina.