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PIA Gets Ready to Turn Up the Heat in August!

As if August weren't hot enough, PIA members are getting ready to turn up the heat with a coordinated nationwide series of in-district visits with...
July 25, 2006

Capitol Hill Is Coming to Your Backyard! Click here.As if August weren't hot enough, PIA members are getting ready to turn up the heat with a coordinated nationwide series of in-district visits with their Members of Congress and participation in grassroots political activities.

PIA has declared the entire month of August as Political Involvement and Advocacy Month - Capitol Hill in Your Backyard, and targeted August 9 as PIA District Lobbying Day.

PIA is asking each of its members to make an effort to engage their elected officials and Congressional candidates, in order to promote the points of view of PIA and to forge relationships with those who will serve them in Washington, DC. Issues on which PIA members will focus during these contacts include:

  • Opposition to bills calling for optional federal charters for insurers.
  • Support for a comprehensive national natural catastrophe plan.
  • Keeping a transformed federal funding backstop in place for insuring against terrorism risk.

In addition, PIA members will discuss priorities relating to crop insurance and flood insurance.

For those PIA members who are unable to schedule an in-person visit with their representatives or senators, or staff members in their offices, PIA National's Online Grassroots Action Center will enable agents to send a message showing their support for issues of paramount concern to professional independent insurance agents.  Click here for all the details.

PIA Political Involvement & Advocacy Month

PIA District Lobbying Day - August 9

District Lobbying Day (DLD) August 9, 2006: 
Don't forget to register! 

After you have scheduled your congressional visit(s) for August 9 or at anytime throughout August, please register for DLD [online form] so we know you're participating and can send you Personalized Feedback Forms, updates and other resources via email.  Personalized Feedback Forms will contain elected official's contact information, appointment information, a short description of PIA's issues to be discussed and a link to submit feedback online after congressional visit.  For more information on DLD please click here.

Thank you for your participation in District Lobbying Day - part of PIA's Political Involvement and Advocacy Month.