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PIA Statement on Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 5983)

(9/13/2016) PIA National issued this statement on the draft of the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 5983). The bill was introduced on September 9, 2016 by its sponsor, House Fina... full story

PIA Announces Disaster Fund to Assist Victims of Louisiana Floods

(9/08/2016) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is providing relief grants to Main Street business owners who were adversely impa... full story

AIMS Society Endorses PIA Position on Buy Button for Independent Agents

(7/28/2016) WASHINGTON — The Board of Directors of the American Insurance Marketing and Sales Society has voted unanimously to support the position of the National Associ... full story

National General Insurance Joins The PIA Partnership

(7/25/2016) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased to announce that National General Insurance has joined The PIA Partner... full story

PIA Comments on New FIO Auto Insurance Affordability Index

(7/18/2016) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents maintains that the new auto insurance affordability index developed and adopted by the ... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Applaud House Financial Services Committee for Passing International Insurance Bill

(6/16/2016) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents applauds the U.S. House Financial Services Committee for passing the Transparent Insura... full story

NetVU Endorses PIA Position on Buy Button for Independent Agents

(5/17/2016) WASHINGTON — The Executive Board of NetVU, the Network of Vertafore Users, has voted to formally support the position of the National Association of Professio... full story

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