Fighting for Your Commissions at the FLS
If there was ever a year to come to Washington to advocate on behalf of the independent agency insurance system, 2017 is it.So says vice president of government relations for PIA National Jon Gentile, in an article in the April issue of PIA Connection.
“This year Congress is actively looking to cut commissions for agents in several different policy areas,” Gentile writes.
“Congress needs your help. While most members have their constituents’ interests at heart, they don’t know your business. Important issues like flood insurance, state regulation of insurance,and the stresses of small business ownership are foreign to many policymakers.”
“Policymakers listen to those who show up and represent their profession. The old adage about advocacy holds true: If you’re not at the table you’re probably on the menu.” Read the full article here.