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PIA Research Leads to Development of Resources for Commercial Lines Agents

(2/01/2016) WASHINGTON – Extensive nationwide research conducted by the agency-company council of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has led ... full story

PIA National Releases Advocacy and Policy Priorities for 2016

(1/29/2016) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) this week released PIA’s 2016 Advocacy and Policy Priorities, which include... full story

PIA Hails Passage of Policyholder Protection Act

(12/18/2015) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has hailed passage of the Policyholder Protection Act. full story

PIA Praises Congressional Budget Agreement with Two Year Delay of “Cadillac Tax” on Health Plans

(12/16/2015) WASHINGTON — An agreement for a two-year delay in the Affordable Care Act’s “Cadillac Tax” was praised by the National Association of Professional Insur... full story

PIA Praises Reversal of $3 Billion Cut to Crop Insurance

(12/04/2015) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised Congress for reversing a $3 billion cut... full story

PIA Calls Industry Meeting to Discuss Potential of Policy Binding on Agent Websites

(11/19/2015) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents will conduct an industry discussion session to flesh out the concept of agents offering... full story

PIA Praises House Passage of Policyholder Protection Act

(11/17/2015) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Policyholder Protection Act... full story

Jon Gentile Named VP of Government Relations of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(11/07/2015) CEO Becker cites his determination, legislative expertise and extensive Washington contacts. full story

PIA Praises Pledge By House and Senate Leadership to Reverse Cuts to Crop Insurance

(10/30/2015) Quick grassroots action prompts lawmakers to pledge to reverse $3 billion in cuts to federal crop insurance program. full story

PIA Praises Senate Passage of PACE Act

(10/02/2015) Bill would allow states to keep designation of small groups in healthcare at 50 or under. full story

PIA Praises House Passage of Bill to Keep Small Groups at 50

(9/28/2015) PACE Act Approved By Unanimous Consent full story

PIA Names MMG Company of the Year

(9/22/2015) PIA National has named MMG Insurance as the recipient of its 2015 Company Award of Excellence, the association's highest company honor. full story

PIA Research Reveals Commercial Lines Customers Continue to Prefer Independent Insurance Agents

(8/10/2015) WASHINGTON – Extensive nationwide research conducted by the agency-company council of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has found that... full story

Agents Share Their Marketing Secrets in PIA’s 2015 Agency Marketing Guide

(7/13/2015) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has unveiled the sixth edition of its annual Agency Marketing Guide... full story

PIA Expresses Concern Over Draft FLSA Regulations

(7/01/2015) WASHINGTON — The Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division has released a notice of proposed rulemaking to amend overtime regulations under the Fair Labor ... full story

PIA Applauds Introduction of MLR Legislation in the Senate

(6/30/2015) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has applauded Sens. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) for introducing the... full story

PIA Announces Call for Fall Award Nominations

(5/27/2015) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has announced a call for nominations for four prestigious awards in its fall 2015... full story

Two Bills Endorsed by Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Advance to Senate Banking Committee Markup

(5/20/2015) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents applauds the Senate Banking Committee for including two bills endorsed by PIA in draft ... full story

PIA Endorses Two Bills to Repeal 40% Excise Tax on Employer-sponsored Health Plans

(5/06/2015) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has endorsed two bills in Congress that would both fix a major flaw in the Affordable C... full story

PIA Files Testimony for Three Congressional Hearings in Three Days on Capitol Hill

(4/28/2015) WASHINGTON – The insurance industry is strong but faces ongoing challenges, according to the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, which rele... full story