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PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill This Week

PIA members from throughout the nation are set to convene on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 7 for the 2005 PIA Federal...
April 5, 2005

PIA members from throughout the nation are set to convene on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 7 for the 2005 PIA Federal Legislative Summit.

Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Alabama), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, will deliver the keynote address at the kickoff breakfast for the summit at the Capitol Hill Club. PIA members will also be briefed on PIA's current legislative initiatives by PIA lobbyists, prior to a day of scheduled meetings with lawmakers in their Capitol Hill offices.

On the evening of April 7, a reception will be held for all Summit participants in the U.S. House of Representatives' Rayburn building. The reception is sponsored by the PIA Company Council of Executive Officers (PIA-CCEO).

That night, the PIA Political Action Committee (PIAPAC) holds its annual fundraising dinner. Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of The Cook Political Report, will be the featured speaker at the PIAPAC fundraising dinner. Cook is a columnist for the National Journal magazine and CongressDailyAM, and he is also an analyst for NBC News as well as CNBC and MSNBC.

For the first time this year, participants who arrive early can attend an optional issues briefing conducted by PIA National staff on the evening of Wednesday, April 6 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the PIA headquarters hotel, the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

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PIA Members to Converge for Federal Legislative Summit (PIA press release 3/28/05) 

PIA wishes to thank the sponsors of the 2005 PIA Federal Legislative Summit: AIG Agency Auto (Gold Level Sponsor); PIA-CCEO (PIA Company Council of Executive Officers-Gold Level Sponsor); The Hartford, Main Street America Group, MetLife Auto & Home, Travelers, and The Vesta Insurance Companies (Silver Level Sponsors).