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Professional Insurance Agents Laud House for Passing Bipartisan Private Flood Insurance Bill

(4/28/2016) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) commends the House of Representatives for passing the Flood Insurance Market Pari... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Name Senator Dean Heller Legislator of the Year

(4/19/2016) WASHINGTON — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has been named the 2016 PIA National Legislator of the Year, in recognition of his leadership on PIA’s legis... full story

PIA National Names Jane Crispen 2016 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(4/13/2016) WASHINGTON -- Jane Crispen of the Knight Insurance Group in Toledo, Ohio, was named the 2016 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year... full story

PIA National Names Ryan Von Haden 2016 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

(4/13/2016) WASHINGTON — Ryan Von Haden, Partner and Vice President of Business Accounts with TRICOR insurance in Madison, Wisconsin, has been named the 2016 PIA National... full story

PIA National Names Augusto Russell 2016 Professional Agent of the Year

(4/13/2016) WASHINGTON — Augusto Russell, CIC, of Farmington, Connecticut, has been named the 2016 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association of Professio... full story

Professional Insurance Agents to Hold 2016 Federal Legislative Summit April 6-7

(4/04/2016) WASHINGTON — Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents will bring Main Street to Capitol Hill when they convene April 6-7 in Washin... full story

Professional Insurance Agents to Hold 2016 Federal Legislative Summit April 6-7

(3/01/2016) WASHINGTON — Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will bring Main Street to Capitol Hill when they convene April 6-7 in ... full story

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