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House Passes NFIP Renewal with WYO Cut

(11/21/2017) On November 14, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Flood Reform Act (H.R. 2874). PIA opposed the bill. full story

Fire Officials Warn Against Turkey Fryers

(11/21/2017) The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil. full story

Many Unaware of ACA Enrollment

(11/21/2017) While the Affordable Care Act’s fifth open enrollment season is off to a surprisingly good start, many uninsured people said they weren’t even aware of it, ... full story

Beware of Healthcare Scams

(11/21/2017) Connecticut officials warn residents that scammers are using federal open enrollment periods to lure consumers into buying fake health plans. full story

5 Tips to Maintaining Great Carrier Relationships

(11/21/2017) What does it take to establish and maintain great carrier relationships? full story

Milliman to Design New NFIP Rating Plan

(11/21/2017) Milliman, Inc., a global consulting and actuarial firm, announced that it has been selected by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide actuari... full story

What’s in a Name for NCOIL?

(11/21/2017) NCOIL will still be NCOIL, but there will be a slight change. full story

Get the Latest Hartford Flood Agent E-Newsletter

(11/21/2017) As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with The Hartford’s flood insurance program, we are proud to provide PIA members with the latest Flood Agent eNewslette... full story

A “PIA Deep Dive” Next Week!

(11/21/2017) No, not a swimming meet. full story

California Wildfires Costliest Ever

(11/14/2017) Aon Benfield’s Global Catastrophe Recap report for October reveals that the major wildfire outbreak in California could become the costliest insured wildfire ... full story

Florida 9.5 Percent Workers Comp Decrease

(11/14/2017) Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier has issued a final approval for the National Council on Compensation Insurance’s overall rate level decrease of ... full story

Gov’t Warns of One Million Flood Cars

(11/14/2017) The U.S. Department of Justice reports that the 2017 hurricane season left up to one million cars partially or completely submerged... full story

NAIC Answers Puerto Rico Calls

(11/07/2017) More people are calling the Puerto Rico Insurance Commissioner’s Office for help as cellphone service is restored to the island following Hurricane Maria. Ove... full story

California Offers Agent Exams in Spanish

(11/07/2017) Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced that the California Department of Insurance now offers four of its insurance agent license exams in Spanish... full story

EPLI Insurance Up in Wake of Scandals

(11/07/2017) With the rise in high-profile scandals, companies from large to small have significantly increased their employment practices liability insurance coverage for s... full story

The Hartford’s Top 5 Fire-Risk Cities

(11/07/2017) The Hartford Home Fire Index finds the top five cities at risk for home fires are... full story

Hawaii to Fine Smartphone Zombies

(11/07/2017) A new rule in Honolulu, Hawaii allows police to fine pedestrians up to $35 for viewing their electronic devices while crossing streets... full story

Insurance Rate Hikes Likely at January Renewals

(10/31/2017) On October 24, Morgan Stanley released research showing that insurers and brokers are generally confident that rates will increase during the renewals scheduled... full story

Oh Deer! Deer Collision Dangers Increase

(10/31/2017) You don’t have to be a hunter to come into the crosshairs of wildlife during the fall months... full story

California Wildfire Losses Could Top $4.6 Billion

(10/24/2017) The wildfires in California could cost insurers $4.6 billion or more in insured losses. full story