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PIA's August 16th District Lobbying Day Is Here!

Around the country, PIA members are meeting with their Members of Congress to help shape the politics that will have dramatic consequences on the future...
August 16, 2011

Around the country, PIA members are meeting with their Members of Congress to help shape the politics that will have dramatic consequences on the future of their businesses.

While national legislation may be forged in the halls of Congress, the ideas that are brought to Capitol Hill - and that resonate the most with our lawmakers - come straight from constituents on their local Main Streets. Constituents like you. That's why it is imperative that every PIA member becomes involved in the federal political process and educates Members of Congress, so they understand and appreciate the views of professional independent agents.

Members of Congress rely heavily on the views of their constituents Because of this, any member of Congress will be thrilled to have you in to their office to discuss insurance-related issues. Most will ask questions, so they can learn. And the best person to learn from is you! Generally, these meetings are very laid back and last 20-30 minutes. But don't let that undervalue the incredible importance of what you're doing: forging a relationship with someone that votes on legislation that impacts the future of your business.

We realize that some PIA members won't be able to meet with their elected officials on District Lobbying Day itself, but hope each will find a day near District Lobbying Day to make these very important visits.

It's not too late to get involved!  Here's how:

Please take a moment now to set up a meeting or send a pre-written message from PIA National's website. It's easy and it ensures that your voice gets heard. Click on one of the links below to take action now:

Set Up a Meeting with Your Member of Congress or Send an Email Message to Congress now

We also encourage PIA members to become more politically engaged citizens. This doesn't have to be time consuming either! The possibilities are endless - just take a cue from some of your fellow PIA members and fly the U.S. flag outside your home and agency, contribute to PIAPAC, or attend a local town hall meeting. The important thing is to get involved.

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